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KB Encoder/Transcoder


Welcome to the documentation for Haivision® KB Encoder/Transcoder, your device to stream live events and broadcast channels over the Internet for delivery to desktops, mobile devices, and set-top boxes. KB combines HEVC encoding with advanced bandwidth controls to optimize both uplink and Internet delivery of 4K ultra-high definition (UHD) adaptive bitrate (ABR) video streams.

What’s New

  • Added support for pairing and controlling KB with Haivision Connect.

  • Added advanced parameters for decoding an input file source.

  • Removed support for Haivision SRT Hub.

Available Documentation



Release Notes

Includes important release information. Available on the Haivision Support Portal.

Important Notice

Provides initial setup and default passwords. Shipped with the appliance or available on the Haivision Support Portal.


Includes KB appliance comparison, physical specifications, and ordering information. Available by request at

Provide the steps required to install and connect the applicable hardware appliance.

KB5.8.1 Software-Only Installation Guide.pdf

Assists in installation of software on user-supplied hardware.

KB5.8.1 User's Guide.pdf

Explains how to navigate and use the web interface.

KB5.8.1 API Integrator's Reference.pdf

Documents the APIs necessary for creating your own interface or integrating into an existing application.

NOTE: See the Terms and Conditions on the InfoCenter for Warranty, EULA, and SLA information.

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