AVerMedia SonicBlast Gaming Soundbar (G331) Review

Nov 29, 2017

AVerMedia has been working with sound and vision for a long time now. This is their first foray into soundbar offerings, and I’m rather impressed with what’s here. The AVerMedia SonicBlast Gaming Soundbar (G331) is a great entry-level soundbar on its own, that’s perfect for home theater or desktop gaming that’s solid for small and large scale usage. You’d be hard-pressed to find something so impressive and scalable.

AVerMedia unveils the ExtremeCap U3 that records uncompressed 1080p at 60fps

Dec 02, 2013

AVerMedia Technologies, Inc., the preeminent name in digital multimedia technology, today announces the ExtremeCap U3, an USB 3.0 capture box for HD video producers to capture, record and stream 1080p 60fps video via HDMI or component inputs. This capture card works perfectly with popular video software and comes with plug-ins for Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and Sony Vegas, which allows users to edit uncompressed video with the software they are used to. What’s better, the USB 3.0 Diagnosis Tool is bundled to ensure the compatibility and performance of the USB 3.0 connection.

AVerMedia Unveils Game Capture HD II device

Sep 09, 2013

AVerMedia Technologies, Inc., the preeminent name in digital multimedia technology, today announces the Game Capture HD II, a standalone game recording box that brings advanced operations to the gaming room. Console game lovers can not only record, but also commentate, edit and even share game footages straight from the device. A Red Dot Award-winning iOS APP, GameMate, is also announced along with Game Capture HD II to provide innovative game recording experience. Game Capture HD II is the successor to AVerMedia’s renowned Game Capture HD. While the simple and intuitive user interface is inherited, more features are added to help gamers generate personalized video footages. 

Compatible with New Generation Game Console

Evolved from its prior generation, Game Capture HD II still accepts component input while adopting HDMI connections for video input and passing through. It supports mainstream gaming platforms including PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360 and the upcoming Xbox One. The maximum game resolution supported is 1080p 60, which is what many game titles claims to run on the next generation game consoles. Compatibility would not be an issue. Record, Edit and Share Personalized Videos

Game Capture HD II enables “pause recording”, with which users can pause and resume whenever they decide to skip a few footages. For those who want to produce personalized videos, it offers the option to add watermarks and voice commentary to make videos even more authentic. Game Capture HD II is equipped with network connection capabilities, making it an all-in-one solution for startup YouTube channels. With the built-in video editor and uploader, file renaming, multi-trimming a video clip, and YouTube sharing can be done directly in the gaming room, without needing a PC. It certainly brings gameplay sharing to the next level. 

2013 Red Dot Award-Winning App “GameMate”

GameMate is designed to solve the long-standing problems people have when record gameplay. Simply pair it up with the Game Capture HD II, it turns user’s smart phone into a monitor for checking recording status, a file manager, and an additional remote control. The GameMate saves back-n-forth status and storage space checking, no more distraction when you game. This innovative application not only adds to Game Capture HD II, but also wins Red Dot Communication Design Award 2013 for the company. Game Mate is now available on iOS App Store; Android version will soon be released.

AVerMedia Unveils the Light and PC-free, Live Gamer Portable

Jan 24, 2013

AVerMedia Technologies, Inc., the preeminent name in digital multimedia technology, today announced Live Gamer Portable, a stylish palm-size USB box to record and stream HD gameplay for both gaming PC and console yet with remarkably affordable price. Live Gamer Portable features wide connectivity, hardware compression capability and intuitive user interface, which is designed to satisfy all kinds of game lovers. Most importantly, it is the first model in the market delivering the true mobility. Besides no need of power outlet, it provides the option of PC-free mode with SD card storage. No matter you want to use it with PC or standalone, Live Gamer Portable allows easy gameplay preserving and sharing at home, in friends’ places, in competition venues and wherever you play, which realizes the real on-the-go recording for gamers.

Pursue of performance and efficiency

Live Gamer Portable is a compactly designed capture device supporting video input up to 1080p@60. Its HDMI and component inputs as well as wide resolution support make it applicable for most gaming platforms including desktop, laptop, Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii U. Moreover, its on-board H.264 hardware encoder guarantees lower CPU usage and stable frame rates even while recording and streaming, which completely fulfills most gamers’ desire for smooth in-game and viewing experiences. Live Gamer Portable also benefits those who like to share. The small-sized MP4 file generated drives video uploading and editing more quickly and efficiently.

Ultimate portability and PC-free mode

Sharp and powerful, Live Gamer Portable surely serves as a respectable hardware in your gaming setup at home. Meanwhile, its mobility earns more appeals. Weighting 107g, Live Gamer Portable is lighter than most mobile phones. Plus its small form factor and direct power supply from gaming PC or console via USB cable, it can be carried and used easily anywhere you play. For those who emphasize on-the-go recording more, Live Gamer Portable even provides PC-free mode to record gameplay directly to the SD card in its slot with the video quality up to 720p.

Intuitive software and hardware design

Equipped with AVerMedia’s exclusive RECentral software, Live Gamer Portable facilitates the live streaming process with intuitive settings. It is capable of broadcasting live gameplay with commentary to TwitchTV, own3D and Ustream directly with your own account, and even allows custom RTMP settings. On top of this, Live Gamer Portable is also fully compatible with XSplit Broadcaster to offer advanced streaming functionalities. The built-in hot button and LED indicators are another surprisingly intuitive spots of Live Gamer Portable. Gamers can start to record or stream with one-click on button, and be aware of the working status with a quick glance on the LED lighting mode. Sharing your gameplay with Live Gamer Portable can never be easier.


Want to be the first tester of Live Gamer Portable in the world? AVerMedia would like to invite you to be the first owner of Live Gamer Portable. As long as you join the prize draw event on global facebook fanpage, you have a chance to win our Live Gamer Portable engineer samples and share your first feedback to the world. The event will be held from Jan. 15th to Feb. 22nd, and there will be 5 winners in total. More event details, please visithttp://www.facebook.com/AVerMedia.GamerZone; product details on http://gamerzone.avermedia.com.

AVerMedia GamerBee Road to Capcom Street Fighter 25th Anniversary

Sep 19, 2012

AVerMedia GamerBee has recently placed 2nd in SSF IV at the Capcom Super Street Fighter 25th Anniversary – Asia Finals. As a result, he’ll proudly be attending the Grand Finals on December 8th in San Francisco!

In order to celebrate this great news for AVerMedia and GamerBee, we’re going to offer a discount on our Game Capture HD. Want to record your Console game-play in HD quality without a PC? The Game Capture HD is your best and easiest solution for it. For a limited time and quantity, purchase the Game Capture HD for only $129.99 (MSRP: $149.99, $20 off MSRP)

Discount Information:

  • Product: Game Capture HD (C281)
  • Price: US$129.99 (tax excluded, free shipping)
  • Time: Sep. 23th, 00:01am PT – Sep. 26th, 11:59pm PT
  • Purchase Link: http://bit.ly/SF25_discount_C281

AVerMedia RECentral Software Now Supports the Game Broadcaster HD

Sep 17, 2012

AVerMedia Technologies, Inc., the preeminent name in digital multimedia technology, announces the official support of RECentral software to the Game Broadcaster HD. With the latest release of RECentral, users of the Game Broadcaster HD get to stream and record 1080p HD game footages without hassles. The product and software upgrade shows AVerMedia’s constant commitment in developing better products for gamers.

The Game Broadcaster HD adopts various video inputs and supports a wide variety of resolutions; the capability of real-time 1080p video capture makes it a perfect mate for demanding PC and console gamers. Now with the exclusively developed RECentral software, AVerMedia turns the Game Broadcaster HD into an even more powerful gear for gameplay capture and streaming. The RECentral comes with a sheer user interface and many gamer-oriented features, such as live voice commentary, separate voice file, built-in connection to streaming platforms, hotkey settings for instant operation and customizable profile management. The direct connection to TwitchTV, Own3D, Ustream and NicoNoco, makes streaming gameplay easier than ever, the RECentral also supports custom RTMP connection.

After its launch in Q1 2012, the Game Broadcaster HD once again hit the market with the all-new features. It targets gamers’ needs of capturing and streaming gameplay in decent quality. Besides the RECentral software, this DirectShow-compliant capture card also works with SplitmediaLab’s leading XSplit Broadcaster software and Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder. It is also supported in the recently announced Telestream Wirecast 4.2, with which Telestream extends the reach to video gamers by allowing them to capture specific screen resolutions, beyond standard broadcast sizes. The latest driver and RECentral software for the Game Broadcaster HD are available at www.avermedia.com.

AVerMedia and SplitmediaLabs work together for Live Streaming Gamers

Aug 16, 2012

AVerMedia Technologies, Inc., the preeminent name in digital multimedia technology, announces a licensing deal with SplitmediaLabs, the leader in live streaming applications and the developer of XSplit Broadcaster. Under the agreement, a 3 month premium license of XSplit Broadcaster will be bundled to AVerMedia’s latest game capture product, the Live Gamer HD. This hardware encoding HD capture card will also be fully integrated with the upcoming release of XSplit Broadcaster 1.1 to assure a flawless user experience.

AVerMedia and SplitmediaLabs have been working closely on the integration for months, sharing the same vision that every gamer being a streamer with easy but powerful tool kits. The Live Gamer HD is no doubt the hottest product AVerMedia launched this year; its hardware encoding capabilities and HDMI/DVI pass-thru function allow gamers to play while recording HD 1080p footages in background without draining the CPU. As Xsplit Broadcaster integrates the Live Gamer HD, video streamers can now either use the premium video quality from the device or enjoy the benefit of the hardware encoder without technical hassles. The bundled license is a 3 month premium plan that provides full function of XSplit Broadcaster, the right of using it commercially is included.

Besides Live Gamer HD, Game Broadcaster HD, another star product of AVerMedia, will also be integrated with XSplit Broadcaster 1.1. AVerMedia and SplitmediaLabs definitely show their commitment in delivering a better experience of sharing live gameplay over the internet, gamers and streamers as well can expect to benefit from the collaboration between these two industry leaders.