Capture high-definition video to a PC, or to an SD card without a computer, and stream live video over the Internet in real time. This high-definition capture device lets you record an HDMI or component video source, with audio, through a USB port on your computer.With two standalone modes for recording or streaming, the capture device lets you record directly to an SD card for standalone capture, or use the built-in LAN port to stream video over the Internet. Capture or stream 1080p videoThis versatile capture device features an SD card slot, which lets you record video directly to a card without having to connect the capture device to your computer. It's the perfect way to save time, while adding support for non-Windows® based platforms such as Mac computers or Android™ tablets. You can also record directly to your Windows based computer using the included video capture software.For hassle-free video streaming, the capture box also has a built-in RJ45 network port that enables you to connect the capture device directly to your router or switch. With this standalone network connectivity you can instantly stream your video source over the Internet using online services such as Twitch®.Easy-to-use softwareThe device encodes in H.264, the most widely adopted video codec in the world, so you can rest assured that your video captures will be compatible with almost any device platform with no editing or converting required. H.264 is also widely supported by most software titles including Adobe® Premiere® and Windows Media® Encoder. Plus, the included software lets you take screenshots, schedule recordings and instantly stream your video source over the Internet. The software is compatible with NTSC and PAL systems, which is perfect for professional video archiving applications where source media can change from project to project.Hassle-free operationThis device features one-key capture for simple push-button video recording using the included software, or push-button capture and streaming while in standalone mode.The built-in video pass-through ports enable real-time video review while you capture or stream content.To maximize portability, the capture device is USB powered, so you don't have to use an additional power adapter or find an available wall outlet. Please Note: This USB video capture device will not record digitally encrypted content.The USB2HDCAPS is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.