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Newsgathering in Myanmar: a personal view by Glen Felgate

Newsgathering in Myanmar: a personal view by Glen Felgate, a media professional who has spent the past 15 years setting up TV channels and digital newsrooms in Asia  Myanmar is a very fragmented media market with a variety of media channels catering to many different tastes and demands. There is… Read more »

CBC/Radio-Canada and LiveU to Bring SMPTE ST 2110 Standard to State-of-the-Art New Montreal Broadcast Facility

LiveU HEVC and Video Return feature enhance CBC/Radio-Canada’s live newsgathering & production capabilities Across Canada  CBC/Radio-Canada has chosen LiveU as a technology supplier, adding LU600 HEVC field units, servers and supporting equipment to its operations. The development of a new state-of-the-art broadcast center in Montreal and the national public broadcaster’s… Read more »

LiveU 2019 ‘State of Live’ Report Confirms Continuous Strong Growth in Live IP Broadcasting

Reflects year-on-year increase in HEVC adoption with a 65% growth in HEVC units deployed worldwide and over 400% growth in HEVC-based sessions LiveU today presents its annual ‘State of Live’ report based on data gathered from its global customer base of thousands of users. The findings reflect the substantial growth… Read more »

FedNet Uses TVU Grid for Exclusive Live Coverage of U.S. Presidential Impeachment Hearings to Schools and Media Outlets

Capitol-based Multi-media Provider Selected TVU Networks’ IP-based Solution for Its Scalability in First Live Streaming Initiative FedNet, the leading provider of multimedia content to the U.S. Congress, is providing live broadcast coverage of the impeachment inquiry hearings and the upcoming U.S. Senate trial against U.S. President Donald Trump this month… Read more »

NRL implement Quicklink Studio and Studio-in-a-box to optimise content offering

Earlier this year, National Rugby League (NRL) turned to Quicklink in order to improve and optimise their content offering and production operations. NRL’s webcasts both on their official website NRL.com and on the NRL app have driven digital audience engagement to new heights in 2019. The technology was employed by… Read more »

Derana TV Selects LiveU Technology For Its Entire Newsgathering Operations

Multiple LU600 HEVC units will be used to cover the country’s upcoming presidential election Derana TV, Sri Lanka’s premium entertainment channel, has deployed LiveU technology throughout its news operations – Ada Derana – for ongoing newsgathering, in Sri Lanka and abroad. Ada Derana, considered to be the country’s most unbiased… Read more »

Ineos 159 Challenge Marathon Run with Eliud Kipchoge Uses LiveU to Create Dynamic Production Gallery for Documentary

LiveU’s Austrian partner ETAS supplies a complete production monitoring solution for the creation of a documentary following the Ineos 159 Challenge On October 12th this year, renowned marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge made the world sit up, watch and listen as he ran the first sub two-hour marathon, setting an unofficial… Read more »

Times Network adopt Quicklink TX for daily news contributions

Times Network, a subsidiary of The Times Group, have adopted the Quicklink TX Quad to introduce guest contributions into their live daily news bulletins. Times Network, headquartered in Mumbai, India, has a global presence across 100 countries and includes prestigious brands such as Times Now, ET Now, Mirror Now, Movies… Read more »

ITV Sport Deploys LiveU Technology at the 2019 Rugby World Cup for Enhanced Live Coverage and Disaster Recovery

ITV Sport expands its use of LiveU at the tournament for additional viewer engagement and tertiary disaster recovery ITV Sport, premier UK sports producer for the ITV network, has turned to LiveU to provide an enhanced viewer experience at the 2019 Rugby World Cup (RWC) and as a tertiary disaster… Read more »

First Responders Live Leverages VidOvation’s AVIWEST Bonded Cellular System

Produced for FOX Entertainment by Wolf Entertainment and 44 Blue Productions, a Red Arrow Studios company, the series “First Responders Live” relies on VidOvation’s AVIWEST bonded cellular system to bring viewers a live, in-depth look at brave American heroes — firefighters, police officers, EMS technicians, and first responders — in… Read more »

LiveU Expands Live Streaming for South Africa’s Horse Racing World

Used for vibrant interactive live broadcasts from the race track, betting shops, awards ceremonies and more, replacing traditional transmission technology. LiveU technology is being used to boost fan engagement across South Africa’s popular horse racing industry. Replacing traditional satellite, fiber and microwave technology, LiveU’s portable field units are being deployed… Read more »

SailTracks selects AVIWEST to broadcast live, world-renowned sailing races

AVIWEST, a global provider of video contribution systems, today announced that SailTracks, a German video producer specializing in sailing competitions, deployed AVIWEST PRO3 bonded cellular transmitters and StreamHub transceiver for live coverage of world-renowned sailing races, such as the Medal Races at the 2020 Hempel World Cup Series in Enoshima,… Read more »

VidOvation and V-Nova Announce Strategic Partnership

VidOvation will represent V-Nova solutions in the U.S market, beginning with NAB Show New York Link, powered by PPro enables low-latency, intra-only UHD links at 70% lower bitrates than JPEG-2000 solutions Representing AVIWEST and V-Nova, VidOvation will play a pivotal role in bringing innovations for newsgathering to market next year… Read more »

Aviwest Opens New Office in Dubai

Aviwest has opened a new sales and services office in Dubai, expanding the company’s presence in the Middle East. To ensure that regional customers’ requirements for reliable, powerful live video contribution solutions are thoroughly met, we have appointed Nicola Atta as Middle East sales office manager. “The new office location… Read more »

Drone Live Streaming Aids Emergency Dam Repairs

LiveU cellular bonding technology was used by the police for flexible and reliable live streaming of damage to a Derbyshire dam that was at risk of collapsing and engulfing thousands of people. Derbyshire Constabulary has deployed LiveU cellular bonding technology to increase its use of live video for information and… Read more »

Kyle Luther Joins TVU Networks as New Vice President of North American Sales

Kyle Luther, a seasoned veteran in the broadcast industry, has been named the new Vice President of Sales in North America for TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in IP-based live video solutions. Luther will spearhead TVU’s continued efforts and further strengthen its presence in the North American region. Luther… Read more »

LiveU Debuts New Truck Featuring Global IP Service During Multi-City Tour Across The US

Global IP Offers Easy Conversion of Existing Satellite Trucks & Always-On Service News affiliates across the US are making the investment in LiveU’s Global IP Service solutions for their live newsgathering operations. Global IP combines LiveU’s hardware-based HEVC encoding technology with cost-effective IP satellite service to provide guaranteed coverage wherever… Read more »

IBC2019: LiveU Unveils the First Integrated 5G Cellular Bonding Unit for Live Coverage

LiveU today announced its new fully compliant 5G LU600 solution for global newsgathering and live sports coverage. With internal 5G modems, and high efficiency antennas covering all sub 6GHz frequencies for 5G and 4G, integrated with LiveU’s award-winning 4K HEVC technology, the LU600 5G offers customers the most powerful, reliable and… Read more »

5G networks offer major benefits to Denmark’s TV2 news and sports units

With the forthcoming rollout of 5G networks across many European countries, TV2 in Denmark anticipates considerable advantages for its newsgathering operations, particularly on multi-camera shoots.

From the studio to the street: Mobile Viewpoint opens new automated live production possibilities with new features

Mobile Viewpoint, a leader in IP contribution solutions, today announced significant new features for its VPilot live production platform. VPilot uses artificial intelligence to automate live productions and is now available in two specific configurations – a ‘lite’ version which consists of three cameras, aimed at lone reporters and bloggers,… Read more »

LiveU and Griiip Unveil Unique Motorsports Live Viewing and Data-Driven Media Solution Platform

LiveU and Griiip have announced an extended partnership, integrating complementary racing series content solutions for broadcasters and streaming services to create a cost-effective, end-to-end video and data platform. The partnership combines LiveU’s ability to establish high-quality and reliable remote live broadcasts with Griiip’s data content solutions for engaging motorsport programming…. Read more »

TVU Networks to Intro Multi-Cam Production Solution Enabling Audience Participation with Video

At the upcoming IBC (International Broadcasting Convention) in September, TVU Networks, the global leader in live IP solutions, will introduce the completely cloud-based TVU Talkshow – the first all-in-one solution for multi-camera production that enables audience participation with video. TVU Networks will introduce the TVU Talkshow solution and its full line of products… Read more »

Quicklink Remote IP Commentary to be demonstrated at IBC 2019

Quicklink, one of the leading global providers of software and hardware IP solutions, will be demonstrating their Remote IP Commentary solution at IBC 2019 on stand 3.B61 from the 13th – 17th September. The Remote Commentary solution enables the addition of audio commentary to a production in real-time, incorporating ultra-low… Read more »

NEP Europe Strengthens its Market Position in 4K UHD and IP Live Production with 75 Grass Valley Cameras

NEP Europe has selected Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to enhance its capability with 75 IP-enabled 4K UHD HDR cameras and accompanying base stations. Strengthening its position as one of the world’s leading outsourced production partners, NEP has taken delivery of the new live production equipment for deployment across its fleet… Read more »

World Roller Games Chooses TVU Networks for Coverage of Intense 11-Day Competition

Barcelona, Spain — July 26, 2019 — TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in live IP video solutions, has announced its involvement in the broadcast of the world’s largest event for roller sports, the 2019 World Roller Games in Barcelona, Spain. This year, The World Roller Games boasted 11… Read more »

Megahertz to Showcase All-IP OB Truck at IBC2019

Megahertz Ltd, the trusted partner for systems integration with years of experience in delivering cost effective, imaginative designs and solutions for fixed and mobile applications, will be showcasing Spiritland Productions’ one-of-a-kind, large format, versatile sound and video outside broadcast (OB) truck at its IBC stand 12.F20, between 13-17 September, 2019… Read more »

AzamTV adopt Quicklink Mobile Encoder for live news gathering

AzamTV, a direct-to-home television subscription service based in Tanzania, have adopted the Quicklink Mobile Encoder for live news gathering. AzamTV offers subscribers a wide range of excellent entertainment within sports, movies, documentaries, kids, lifestyle, music, news and radio. For live news gathering, AzamTV equip their Quicklink Mobile Encoder’s with LTE SIM cards… Read more »