RouteMaster Lite

Virtual router for NewTek NDI® Video

Provides the video quality needed for the growing world of telemedicine

High-quality live streaming of any conferences / presentations in any vertical

Dynamic, multi-camera live capture of services to church websites and social media

Lectures and workshops in great video quality across educational establishments

Crucial in today’s working environment, premium class streams for workers

Fast and easy NDI® routing for A/V, post-production, broadcast and streaming

NewTek’s video-over-IP protocol NDI® plug-and-play versatility is ideally suited for a wide range of applications in the following market sectors – health, houses of worship, video conferencing, remote working, education – as well as broadcast and post-production.

RouteMaster Lite Solo

  • 20 x 20 Virtual NDI® router.
  • Controlled directly from within application.
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RouteMaster Lite One

  • 20 x 20 Virtual NDI® router.
  • Controlled directly from within application and by a single one web panel or Blackmagic Design Videohub panel.
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RouteMaster Lite Four

  • 20 x 20 Virtual NDI® router.
  • Controlled directly from within application and up to four web panels or Blackmagic Design Videohub panels.
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RouteMaster Lite provides powerful and flexible stream management and NDI® routing capabilities

RouteMaster gives users a range of easy-to-use control interfaces for controlling NDI® routing. Because of our strong commercial relationship with NewTek, we are very pleased to be able to provide ultra-fast switching, a uniquely powerful capability. The built-in GUI is ideal for preset and take switching, showing resizable video previews and audio metering of the current video and the chosen source.

Switching is suitable for all live video applications, making RouteMaster Lite ideal for fast manual intervention.

No video streams are passed through the router system, instead traffic is redirected at the network level. This means only minimal bandwidth and processor requirements are needed, regardless of the number of video streams and resolution. There’s also no additional video delay through the system. Additionally, RouteMaster Lite does not become a central point of failure: If the router system fails for any reason, video continues to flow from sources to destinations uninterrupted.

External Control

While control from the built-in GUI is fast and easy, it’s not ideal for all situations. Therefore RouteMaster lite supports external control from:

  • Web Panels served by the integrated web server
  • Familiar hardware panels like Blackmagic Design Smart Control
  • Or, third-party software which uses the Blackmagic VideoHub protocol

You can use all these control methods simultaneously, with router status immediately visible to all users.  RouteMaster Lite can also be controlled via popular A/V automation technology from Crestron.

RouteMaster Lite : Virtual router for NewTek NDI® Video

  • Fast switching
  • Familiar “Preset and Take” UI
  • GUI control with video previews
  • Automatic source detection
  • Runs on Windows 7 or later
  • Supports up to four hardware or web-based control panels
  • Maximum virtual router size 20 sources x 20 destinations.
  • Web-based control from Safari, Chrome or Firefox on desktop and mobile devices
  • Control from third-party systems over TCP/IP
  • Inherently resilient design
  • Low CPU and network usage
  • Adds no delay to video or audio
  • Easily upgrade to full RouteMaster software for larger systems
Hardware Panels supported
  • Blackmagic Videohub Smart Control
  • Blackmagic Videohub Master Control


NDI, NewTek’s innovative Network Device Interface technology, is a royalty-free standard enabling IP video workflows across Ethernet networks.

NDI is a bi-directional standard that allows video systems to identify and communicate with one another over IP, and to encode, transmit, and receive multiple streams of broadcast-quality, low latency, frame-accurate video and audio in real time.