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LiveU Enables First 5G Smartphone Sports Broadcast by Sky Deutschland
The German TV broadcaster uses LiveU’s LU-Smart app to live stream a handball match over the dedicated 5G Telefónica O2 Network. LiveU has powered the first 5G multi-cam sports broadcast produced by Sky Deutschland with its LU-Smart smartphone kits. The live…
Mobile Viewpoint launches IQ Video Solutions
Mobile Viewpoint, a Dutch based developer and world leading manufacturer of live streaming technology solutions, have announced the launch of IQ Video Solutions to deliver on the emerging trend of Artificial Intelligence (AI) being utilized in the broadcast production…
Live IP technologies revolutionise the way news is gathered and consumed in Africa
Videstream talks to Salim Amin, the chairman of Camerapix in Nairobi – a company set up in 1963 by his father, the legendary Mohamed ‘Mo’ Amin whose footage of the 1984 Ethiopian famine led to the Live Aid concerts….
Extreme E teams up with Red Bee Media
Extreme E, the new electric off-road racing series, has teamed up with Red Bee Media, which will support its broadcast package worldwide. Red Bee Media will provide satellite distribution services to major broadcasters around the globe, picking up live…
LaLiga brings football players closer to fans with FanCam
LaLiga fans can now get a closer and more personalised experience of player celebrations thanks to FanCam, which allows footballers to interact more closely with fans during matches. While fans are unable to attend matches, they can still get…
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Turkuvaz Media Group Upgrades With Lawo
Turkuvaz Media Group, a major Turkish media company with TV, radio, newspaper and magazine assets, has commissioned a newly-updated media center facility in Istanbul with Lawo as a premiere technology supplier. System integration services for this key broadcast installation…
M&J Installs RTS Intercoms in Industry’s First Vertically Expanding OB Truck
M&J Systems Technologies has constructed the first vertically expanding broadcast truck, which can help production crews perform their tasks while meeting COVID-19 safety protocols. Part of the OB truck’s setup includes RTS intercoms. The trailer, which measures in at…
Discovery+ to launch streaming service Jan. 4th in U.S.
Shortly after we usher in 2021 there will be another streaming platform entering the U.S. market, as Discovery has announced that Discovery+ will be available to U.S. viewers as of Jan. 4. Discovery+ will be the exclusive streaming home…
Germany’s Bundesliga ‘planning international streaming service’
The DFL is said to be looking to launch a new OTT offering in the Middle East. The German football league (DFL) is reportedly talking to private equity firms about investing in a new international online subscription service. The Financial…
fuboTV acquires Balto Sports
fuboTV, the sports-first live TV streaming platform in the US, has acquired Balto Sports, marking the company’s first move into the online sports wagering market. Terms were not revealed. David Gandler, co-founder and CEO, fuboTV, commented: “As we said…
LiveU and Grass Valley Team Up to Offer an End-to-End Solution for Remote Live Productions in the Cloud
LiveU and Grass Valley are joining forces to offer a pre-integrated cloud-based solution for remote live productions, enabling customers to simplify their processes and automate live and non-live news and sports productions in an efficient, agile and customizable workflow….
Opening AFC Wimbledon’s new stadium during Covid-19
3 November 2020 was a transformational day, and not just for the football club AFC Wimbledon. It marked the day they went “Back to Plough Lane” 29 years after Wimbledon FC left a stadium on the same road. Fans reformed as phoenix club AFC Wimbledon in 2002,…
AVIWEST Releases BeOnAIR All-in-One, Broadcast-Grade Live Streaming Solution
Powerful, Lightweight, and Easy to Use, BeOnAIR Offers One-Touch Streaming to Multiple Social Media and Online Channels. AVIWEST, a global provider of video contribution systems, today announced BeOnAIR, a cutting-edge, all-in-one live streaming package that enables video professionals to…
DAZN adds to original content offer in Japan
As the leading sports streaming platform increases its commitment to original content in the country, DAZN is to launch what it calls the ‘iconic’ Yabecchi Stadium football entertainment series in Japan. The series is DAZN’s first original content to…
AVIWEST Announces 5G Field Transmitter and Encoder Series
AVIWEST’s Flagship Mobile Transmitters and Encoders Combine 5G Performance With Top-Notch SST Bonding Technology. AVIWEST, a global provider of video contribution systems, today announced its new PRO3-5G and AIR-5G Series solutions, which are to be released in December. Using…
CP Communications Acquires SportsCam
CP will include SportsCam’s wearable camera and transmission offerings in its Red House Streaming brand, providing services for the sports, AV, public safety and security markets CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event productions,…
Bonnier News Local uses remote mixing for panel discussion
Bonnier News Local is Sweden’s leading local media group and includes more than 40 brands that deliver local news through newspapers, news sites, apps and free newspapers. Bonnier News Local is part of Bonnier News. Bonnier News Local has…
Live X – Unboxing: MobileViewpoint’s TrolleyLive Remote Pro
This article was originally posted by Live X  If we’ve learned one thing over the course of the last few months, as the world leans in to remote and at-home-production, its that there are plenty of producers out there…
LiveU Breaks Major Usage Records on US Election Day
Reports a 35% increase in LiveU field units and an over 30% increase in the number of simultaneous live feeds compared to the 2016 US Presidential Election. LiveU, a leader in live video streaming and remote production, has played…
Game Creek Video launches four new mobile units with ultra-dense IP gateway solutions
Game Creek Video, a leading provider of advanced mobile television production facilities, has launched four new mobile units in the last year — with a fifth nearing completion — relying on Riedel Communications’ ultra-dense IP gateway solutions for intertruck…
AO Drones puts on a show over Munich’s Olympic Park to mark 5G launch
AO Drones’ highly agile, elite fleet of drones lit up the sky above Munich’s Olympic Park in October to mark the launch of Deutsche Telekom’s 5G network in the city. The GPS-guided, 300-strong swarm of drones performed a meticulously…
Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation chooses CJP Broadcast for third year
Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation has chosen CJP Broadcast as its technical support partner for a third consecutive year. The contract includes project consultancy and equipment supply as well as routine equipment maintenance. “Our role at GBC is to help ensure…
CP Communications Launches Red House Streaming Studios
CP Communications has unveiled Red House Streaming (RHS) Studios, a professional studio and network operations center (NOC) that represents the cornerstone of the company’s growing in-house production business. The two adjacent 600-square-foot spaces will emphasize technology from Red House…
Ross Launches LUCID – Virtual Solutions Platform
As part of the Ross Live Season 2 program, Ross is today pleased to announce the launch of a significant new solution that changes the way virtual solutions are configured and control. The LUCID platform replaces the previous UX solution from…
AJA, Dalet, Ross Video Join the SRT Alliance
 The SRT Alliance, established by Haivision to support the SRT Open Source project, announces that AJA Video Systems, Dalet, NTT TechnoCross Corporation, and Ross Video have joined the SRT Alliance to show their support and adoption of the SRT open source protocol. Over 50 industry-leading organizations…
Live UEFA 2020/21 Champions League Draws using TVU
UEFA, the Union of European Football Associations, and the governing body of football in Europe, selected TVU Networks to deliver their remote video solution for the first-ever remotely produced 2020 UEFA Champions League and Europa League Final 8 Draw,…
TVU Networks to Demo New TVU Partyline Cloud-Based Tool for Live Production
TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, will demo its new TVU Partyline collaborative solution on Oct. 20 at 1:15 p.m. ET during the virtual 2020 NAB Show New York. As an…
Bambuser announces new integration with Salesforce Commerce
Interactive live video shopping provider Bambuser today announced that it has launched Live Stream E-Commerce Experiences, a new integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud, the fastest path to unified commerce. Commerce Cloud enables brands to provide personalized omnichannel experiences for shoppers that…
New Live Streaming Features for Canon’s EOS M50 Mark II
Vlogging from home has become more and more popular as video creators are driven indoors and are coming up with new and interesting ways to entertain their fans. A new version of the Canon EOS M50 Mark II camera could make…
Google Plans to Make YouTube a Major Shopping Destination
YouTube And Facebook Destroy Twitch In At Least One Critical Livestreaming Category
Datavideo’s New NVS-34 Encoder Recorder Streams in Vertical Mode and Two Platforms
Datavideo today announces the NVS-34, the successor to the world-renowned NVS-33 H.264 Streaming Encoder and Recorder. The NVS-34 has even better features than the NVS-33, with the ability to stream to two platforms and record simultaneously. Users now have the…
Hitachi Cameras Enable High-Quality Streaming for Eastview ChristianChurch
SK-HD1800 HDTV cameras simplify video acquisition while delivering superior quality for expanding online audiences and in-venue IMAG. Founded in 1955, Eastview Christian Church usually hosts over 6,000 worshippers each week across two physical campuses – its main location in…
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Are Livestreams Now Music’s Primary Format and Artist Revenue Stream?
As COVID-19 drags on more musicians are turning to live streaming to connect with fans and earn at least some revenue. MIDiA’ Keith Jopling looks at the surge in innovation and some early lessons learned. By Keith Jopling, Consulting Director for MIDiA…
Empire Theatre invests $50K in live stream concerts
The entertainment industry hosts a variety of occupations such as musicians, management, agents, venues, promoters, artist crews, ticketing sales and concession operators, which have all been put out of work over the last six months. “The theatre business is…
De Tune Helps Public School Take Client Events Virtual with Grass Valley’s Cloud Production Platform
Los Angeles-based live entertainment and media company, De Tune, has chosen Grass Valley’s recently launched GV AMPP cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) platform to support completely virtual, live event broadcasts. De Tune first deployed GV’s Agile Media Processing…
First S12T OB Van For Rwanda Broadcasting Agency Features Lawo mc²56 Console
The first S12T Streamline OB van for the African continent has been successfully delivered to Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA). Built and outfitted by Broadcast Solutions in Germany in a mere three months, the Streamline S12T is a truck/box body…
My RØDE Reel Is Back With $1 Million In Cash To Be Won
‘My RØDE Reel’, by RØDE – The World’s Largest Short Film Competition has returned and they’ve upped the ante big time. “This year there’s $1 million in cash to be won – plus heaps of awesome gear and film…
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LiveU Technology Supports Comprehensive General Election Coverage for Singapore Media
LiveU technology provided key live streaming support during Singapore’s recent General Election 2020 last month (June) that enabled Mediacorp, Singapore’s largest content creator and national media network, to provide comprehensive live coverage from 31 constituencies across the country. Mediacorp…
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Exclusive: Quicklink meets massive demand for video-over-IP solutions during Covid-19 lockdown
The restrictions put in place due to Covid-19 have meant broadcasters and production companies have had to change the fundamental way they work. The shift from an office-based to home-based environment has created an incredible demand for high-quality contributions…
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