what is elitium?

The Elitium Turnkey solution by ClassX is a high-end product for demanding users, who want a real-time yet reliable and incredibly easy to use for producing XR-enriched contents

Elitium brochure

Download the brochure of Elitium, listing all its capabilities. Updated to NAB 2024, April

inside elitium

LiveBoard XR and Coral XR are the two amazing ClassX products inside this incredibly versatile real-time system that will be able to bring all the listed live-show-enrichment features into any production, with the use of one sole hardware system: Elitium.
The ClassX implementation of the AR - VR technology uses the components that our users know and the intuitive and easy ClassX workflow, appreciated all over the world. Our concept of being able to make and play out graphics the easy way, change data on the fly, change assets and inputs is maintained.
what elitium can do for you
  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Set
  • Mixed Reality
  • Extended Reality
  • Extended Virtual Set
  • Virtual Production 
  • Pitch Branding
  • Trackerless Virtual Set
  • MOS driven News in AR

Full classx xr engine

A powerful proprietary engine, entirely created by ClassX Engineers. 
Unlike third-party gaming engines, commonly used by other companies for offering live AR-VR, Elitium was born for broadcasters, TV stations, corporate and live event productions. No resolution or interlace issues, no stability problems. One hardware does it all. Elitium will fit into any XR production workflow.


Elitium is available as a multichannel solution. Up to 4 asynchronous output channels will have access to the 10 available Video Inputs and use them independently. Some examples of how to use multichannel Elitium:
  • every tracked SDI camera input is rendered separately in up to 4 output channels. Switch live downstream with a vision mixer, every camera pointing in the same virtual environment (template), easy choice;
  • a different virtual environment (template) is used for each output. Produce LIVE with different back/foregrounds for different audiences;
  • additional channels can be used to create separate overlay graphic channels, fill+key.

Up to 10 video inputs

Elitium can handle up to 10 Video Input Sources. Mix and match as you like between: SDI camera or auxiliary input (through DeckLink, Bluefish444, AJA), streaming input or media playout (LibVLC), ClassX Sharedframe (shared memory), NDI®, Spout, Directshow or Chromium (the whole internet e.g. YouTube, websites, streaming content).

up to 10 tracking inputs

Elitium can handle up to 10 separate FreeD tracking inputs. FreeD can natively be streamed by certain brands of PTZ cameras or from spatial tracking systems for dolly, handheld or crane-mounted cameras. Talent tracking systems allow to use tracked devices that consent dynamic interaction and to walk-around virtual objects for amazing live XR shows.
Supported tracking devices
  • EZtrack
  • Antilatency
  • Mo-Sys
  • NCAM
  • KOALA Instant Camera Tacking
  • any existing FreeD-supporting tracking device

seamless camera switch

No black frames, no hesitation, no problems: switch internally in Elitium between the various tracked cameras. Seamless, painless.
Camera controls are built-into LiveBoard XR, the graphic templates with the tracked graphics will adapt to each camera as soon as it is chosen. This allows the proficient use of multiple cameras without the need of rendering unnecessary graphics.

inbuilt sw chroma keyer

Elitium comes with a high-quality inbuilt software chroma-keyer that allows you to pick the desired colour you want to key away on each video input. Quickly check the alpha channel, adjust the parameters and enjoy your live video for your virtual set. Colour correction, denoise and custom GLSL shaders also included. 

ibl lighting and skybox

Elitium's support for IBL (Image-Based Lighting) with HDR goes beyond conventional boundaries. Users can seamlessly transform their IBL assets into dynamic skyboxes, granting them the flexibility to enhance their XR environments with realistic skies and horizons. Furthermore, objects within the project will dynamically reflect the inserted IBL, ensuring a coherent and immersive visual experience. Elitium empowers creators to craft XR experiences that authentically replicate real-world lighting conditions, offering a versatile and immersive canvas for their creativity.

gltf + animation SUPPORT

Export your 3D models as glTF files and import them into Coral XR for realistic rendering. These models support independent animations, seamless integration into live scenes, and effortless real-time positioning and resizing in the LiveBoard XR environment. No limits to creativity, whether indoors or outdoors. Augmented reality objects become effortlessly positionable and resizable in real-time, all thanks to the intuitive LiveBoard XR positioning environment in Elitium.

PBR materials

Elitium offers robust support for PBR materials. You can easily customize and fine-tune a wide range of material properties, including base color, occlusion, normal maps, roughness, metallic attributes, and emission. With intuitive slider controls, you have the power to simulate the appearance of virtually any real-world material, enabling you to achieve the desired level of realism for your XR experiences.

dynamic shadows

In Elitium, every object comes to life with dynamic and realistic shadows. This means that as you interact with XR environments, objects cast shadows that respond dynamically to light sources and movement. These lifelike shadows add an extra layer of authenticity and immersion to your XR experiences, making them feel more like the real world. Whatever the context of your XR project, the presence of dynamic shadows enhances the visual fidelity and depth of your XR, making it more captivating and true to life.

real glass and ice effect

Elitium not only supports but also empowers users to apply the "Transmission" effect to any object within XR environments. This capability allows for the lifelike simulation of light interaction with transparent materials, encompassing through the "thickness" parameter the realistic refraction, reflections, and light scattering, thereby enhancing the realism of XR objects and scenes across various applications.

Real-time reflections

Elitium introduces the cutting-edge feature of real-time reflections in XR environments. This technology allows objects within Elitium's XR experiences to dynamically and authentically mirror their surroundings, replicating real-world reflections with precision. By incorporating real-time reflections, Elitium enhances the visual fidelity and immersion of XR content, providing users with an enriched and highly realistic virtual environment.

substance materials

Elitium also integrates "Substance Materials" technology by Adobe. Users can effortlessly incorporate them within Coral XR environments, providing a wide range of customizable digital materials. This capability empowers creators to craft highly realistic and visually stunning XR content, enhancing the quality and versatility of their virtual experiences.

custom video materials

In Coral XR, you have the flexibility to change the materials of 3D objects. Additionally, any other element, including Video Inputs, can be utilized as material for any glTF object (on separate parts). To enhance realism, of course, you'll find the modified materials in the reflections of other objects within the environment. IBL (Image-Based Lighting) is applied over all newly edited materials and will add for lifelike lighting effects.

overlay cg graphics

Elitium preserves the entire spectrum of LiveBoard features, empowering you to seamlessly merge 3D and 2D elements on limitless levels of creativity. Beyond this, LiveBoard XR also continues to excel in its ability to seamlessly integrate and process real-time data from external sources, effectively providing a complete broadcast experience.