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What is Galicaster TOTEM

Galicaster TOTEM is semi-mobile all-in-one recording unit ideal for rooms with multiple uses, temporal installations or facilities with mobile elements.

Galicaster TOTEM is build with a standard 14U rack and a tactile widescreen installed on a pole to be viewed or controlled from an standing position. The screen pole and the rack is placed over a wheeled base making the unit mobile.

The rack leaves space not only for the computer but also for auxiliary hardware such us audio mixer and processor, video scalers and splitters, wireless stations for peripherals ... Thus converting a Galicaseter TOTEM on a mobile mini-studio, all in one element.

Galicaster TOTEM use cases

Galicaster TOTEM is typically used in scenarios such us:

  • Seminars in small rooms.
    The speaker could place the unit in a handy place for controling of his/her choice without interfering on the lecture or placed in the audience for a attendant or operato to control it.
  • Mobile capture unit in adyacent classrooms.
    Instead of placing an unit on every classroom or moving lectures to a specific room, the unit is moved on demand to facilities with minimun adaptation for recording purposes.
  • Medical training.
    A mobile unit such us Galicaster TOTEM is specially useful on medical teaching, since it can be placed as a synchornous multicamera recorder and visualizer at the same time.

Equipped with Galicaster Software

Galicaster Totem comes with the lattest version of Galicaster software installed, tested and ready to run. With Galicaster you will be able of:

  • Choose between screencast, camera and dual recording very easily.
  • Control your recording easily through the tactile monitor.
  • Review your recordings immediatelly after you make them.
  • Configure your settings to adapt the recording to your publishing channel.

Galicaster Totem models

The usual multistream scenario consits on recording from a camera of a certain technology (SVideo, DV, SDI or HDMI) and from a computer or a laptop (or even a video player, a tv, a mobil phone or a beamer - any device providing VGA, DVI or HDMI).
Galicaster units can capture multiple video formats and combine different audivisual sources, even several combinations on the same unit. For simplicity we include the usual camera+slides capture combinations as references, including:


Ideal to keep using your SD video cameras.

  • Camera: Svideo, Composite and Components on PAL/NTSC formats.
  • Slides: VGA/DVI/HDMI framegrabber, capturable resolutions includes Full HD.
  • Audio can be embedded on the SD stream.

Adapted to legacy DV video cameras.

    • Camera: DV-PAL through firewire.
    • Slides: VGA/DVI/HDMI framegrabber, capturable resolutions includes Full HD.
    • Audio embedded on the DV stream.
  • Camera: HD-SDI recording through coaxial cable.
    • Compatible with HD Videoformats compliant with SMPTE 259M and 292M.
    • Backwards compatible with SD-SDI (PAL and NTSC).
  • Slides: VGA/DVI/HDMI framegrabber, capturable resolutions includes Full HD.
  • Audio embedded on the SDI stream.
    • Analogic audio can be recorded appart.
  • Camera: HDMI recording for SD and HD video formats ( pal/ntsc, 720p and 1080p).
    • Composite, Components and SVideo recording also available
    • Compatible with HD Videoformats compliant with SMPTE 259M and 292M.
  • Slides: VGA/DVI/HDMI framegrabber, capturable resolutions includes Full HD.
  • Audio embedded on the HDMI stream.
    • Analogic audio can be embedded on the HDMI stream or recorded appart.

Why purcharse Teltek's Galicaster units?

Teltek's is the developer of Galicaster and also a contributor to the Opencast Matterhorn platform. We work as responsibles or advisors to several deployments of Galicaster + Opencast Matterhorn around the world and we handle dozens of hours of recordings every week.

Galicaster units answer the needs for a constant development and integration within the system administration of your institution or company allowing the use of typical monitoring tools. Our units are assembled as clonics computers with mainstream heavy duty computer components which pass additional testing and resist the day-to-day work of production systems.

In addition, Teltek provides advise and support not only for your unit but also for the adaptation and enhacement of facilities to a renewed multistream environment, the set up of a Opencast Matterhorn cluster and the publishing of media through channels such as Youtube, iTunes-U, media portals, Moodle, Pumukit, Paella Player and others.

Teltek's units are configured to activate a secure network channel to provide immediate remote support.

* When refering to DVI slides capturing, the unit is capable of recording VGA formats (video and non-pure video formats) from VGA, DVI and HDMI sources (even SD sources such as composite, components and Svideo). Analogic inputs are digitalized and interlacing removed , if present.

Contact Teltek for more details on resolution and format specifications as well as hardware compatibility.
Custom configurations available on demand, various combinations can be installed on the same unit.

Pricing: info@teltek.es
Special education discount available

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Galicaster Totem setup demo


Size To be filled
Weight To be filled
Screen Tactile Widescreen
Multiple sizes and models
Native resolution 1080p
Core i7-2700K
Storage* 500 GB HDD RAID-1 by HW
Fans <19 dB (silent)
PC Case
Rack 4U
Remote support
available on demand

* Custom specifications can be ordered

Wireless Keyboard & Touchpad can be included

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