NVP 903 - Network Video Processor

All you need for internet streaming


The NVP-903 is the 3rd generation of Caton's Network Video Processor solution. Built on the industry leading Caton Engine, the NVP-903 offers powerful features and flexible deployment to meet the needs of today's streaming professionals.


Designed for delivery to multiple PC/Mac, mobile and TV platforms, the NVP-903 supports high quality H.264 encoding and up to 3 simultaneous outputs with independent bitrates and resolutions. NVP-903's native network streaming allows easily deployment for live broadcast, distance learning, video conferencing, and other challenging workflows.


Flexible Input and Output Options


NVP-903 is a compact device but with professional connectivity.  SDI, HDMI and CVBS for video input and FLV and TS for network output, combined with the Caton Engine for video transmission.


The Caton Engine


The NVP-903 utilizes the Caton Engine, an industry leading set of adaptive protocols designed for real-time and file-based workflows over the Open Internet, for highly reliable real-time video transmissions and file-based transfers.

Multi Bitrate encoding

NVP-903 can simultaneously output 3 independent TS streams with custom settings for different streaming destinations.  Assign different bitrates and streams for different purposes, such as lower bitrate for mobile device but higher bitrate for more powerful HD CDN platforms.

Direct to Social Media Publishing

NVP has a built-in interface to connect to social media like Facebook, Youtube, etc.  Using the built-in wireless access point, users can easily connect the NVP-903 to social media channels, with complete control right at your finger tips.

Built-in Recording

NVP-903 has an SD card slot for recording during streaming.  Record in standard H.264 video format for off-line editing and insertion into various post production workflows.  


Light weight and compact, the NVP-903 is easily deployed to a wide variety of locations, such as classroom, conference room, event and project staging, etc.


Technical Specifications

Encoding format


Encoding type


Encoding class


Bit Depth


Color Space







Encode Resolution




Video Input




Audio Input




Video loop out


Video output


Audio output




Front panel display






BaseLine / Main / High


1.1 / 1.3 / 2.0 / 2.1 / 3.0 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2




4 : 2 : 0


1920x1080p59.94 / 50 / 29.97 / 25

1920x1080i59.94 / 50

1280x720p59.94 / 50

720x576i50, 720x480i59.94


Up / Down / Cross conversion


Adobe RGB Profile PNG file



HDMI V1.4a

Analog, RCA


HD-SDI BNC, 75Ω (embedded)

HDMI V1.4a (embedded)

Analog, RCA


HDMI loop out


HDMI V1.4a


HDMI V1.4a (embedded)


Based on Web-UI via web Browser


E-Ink Display


200.0 x 44.5 x 153.0mm (W x H x D)


GOP format

Bitrate control

Encode bitrate​​​​​​​

Multi streams

Total output

Audio Encoding

Audio mode

Output Protocol

Network port

SD slot


Decode format

Network input

Input power






SD/HD : 650Kbps - 8Mbps


Support 3 Independent output




MPEG-1 Layer 2



Stereo / Dual Mono / Mono


FLV over RTMP Push

TS over UDP

TS over HTTP

Caton Engine - R2TP (Optional)


RJ-45 (10 / 100 / 1000 Base-T)


Standard SD Card slot


USB 2.0


1920x1080p59.94 / 50 / 29.97 / 25

1920x1080i59.94 / 29.97 / 25

1280x720p59.94 / 29.97 / 25

720x576i50, 720x480i59.94


TS over UDP

TS over HTTP

Caton Engine - R2TP (Optional)


DC 12V