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LiveU TV Brings Compelling Digital Stories to Social Media
26/05/2020
LiveU Sports Show, Stay Connected Series & Special Company News Round-Up Original Programming – All Produced by LiveU Using the Latest LiveU Remote Production Technology. LiveU has helped customers captivate audiences using live video for over a decade. Now…
Exclusive Interview: Bonded Apps complement live newsgathering at Nine Network during Covid-19
21/05/2020
Michael Sammut, Head of News Resources, Nine Network Australia, speaks to Videstream on use of bonded cellular apps during Covid-19. We ask if the pandemic is causing a change in the newsgathering industry. At Nine Network, has there been…
LiveU Supports Live Coverage of NASA Astronauts’ Journey to SpaceX Launch Pad
20/05/2020
Global news organizations can pick up live feeds from SpaceX Crew Dragon launch of NASA astronauts from American soil via LiveU Matrix. LiveU is proud to assist NASA TV with transmitting live video of the journey of NASA astronauts…
Mobile Viewpoint Announces new 5G live streaming unit for Outside Broadcast and Surveillance
19/05/2020
Mobile Viewpoint, global leaders in the development of live streaming technology for broadcasters, remote TV production companies and emergency first responders, have announced the launch of its Agile AirLink Ultra 5G mobile encoder, the company’s most powerful portable video…
IBC2020 cancelled due to coronavirus
18/05/2020
IBC2020 cancelled amid coronavirus uncertainty and safety concerns Event was due to take place at the RAI in Amsterdam 11-14 September IBC CEO Michael Crimp: “IBC will continue to support the industry get back on track” IBC2020 has been…
AVIWEST Enables Viewers to Experience PETRONAS Le Tour de Langkawi 2020
18/05/2020
AVIWEST, a global provider of video contribution systems, today announced that Asia’s most prestigious multistage cycling event, PETRONAS Tour de Langkawi 2020, was broadcast live on social networks using AVIWEST’s flagship PRO3 Series bonded cellular transmitters, QUAD CellLink antennas,…
Axon launches body camera app with remote livestreaming
17/05/2020
The Axon Aware app allows law enforcement to view livestream footage remotely and receive critical real-time alerts. Axon has released a mobile application allowing law enforcement to remotely view live-streamed body camera and drone footage. The Axon Aware app…
Can ‘remote production’ help sports events to stay alive?
16/05/2020
This article was originally posted on TechRadar. The year was 2018. The Indian Premier League (IPL), among the top sporting spectacles in the world – 60 T20 cricket matches taking place in 9 cities over 50 days with a…
InfoComm 2020 Connected Opens Registration
13/05/2020
Registration has officially opened for InfoComm 2020 Connected, taking place June 16-18. The show will gather thought leaders from an array of pro AV disciplines representing all corners of the globe to lead conversations on the opportunities and challenges facing…
Panasonic withdraws from IBC 2020
12/05/2020
Company plans to support partners and customers through online initiatives. Panasonic has announced it will not be attending IBC in September. Arguably the biggest vendor so far to announce it won’t be attending the show, Panasonic said it intends…
Commercial 5G launches in Poland
12/05/2020
Plus, Poland’s major mobile phone network operator, has launched the country’s first commercial 5G service on the 2.6 GHz TDD frequency. It is employing a network of 100 transmitters and reaching around 900,000 people in seven cities – Warsaw,…
Sushant Rai Joins TVU Networks as New Vice President of Sales for South Asia, Middle East and Africa
11/05/2020
Broadcast Industry Veteran’s Responsibilities to Encompass South Asia Including India and the Middle East and Africa Regions. Sushant Rai is the new Vice President, Sales – South Asia, Middle East and Africa for TVU Networks, a technology and market leader…
Kai Houben new managing director of Wige Solutions
11/05/2020
Kai Houben joins Wige Solutions after working for Riedel Communications for more than two decades. He succeeds Ulrich Tacke, who has run the business for the past two years. Kai was a member of the management team of the…
FOX Sports Mexico produces in the cloud with Grabyo
09/05/2020
FOX Sports Mexico partnered with Grabyo to make the transition from its live digital video production to the cloud. Using Grabyo, the station will reach sports fans in Mexico with live, real-time video through its digital channels, delivering content…
First Details of InfoComm 2020 Connected Revealed
08/05/2020
AVIXA has announced details of its first completely virtual show, InfoComm 2020 Connected, which will be held from 16-18 June. The event will showcase top manufacturers’ pro AV products and solutions, hold training and thought-leadership presentations, and feature opportunities…
Eurovision Washington launches a pilot solution with VSN technology
08/05/2020
Eurovision Americas Inc.’s Washington office used VSNExplorer and VSNOne TV systems to launch a pilot solution to enable them to carry out North American news coverage. The Eurovision Americas Inc office in Washington D.C. has trusted the VSNExplorer and…
During 2020 Remote Production Will Continue To Evolve – Grass Valley
08/05/2020
Nahuel Villegas, VP of Grass Valley, Caribbean and Latin America highlighted the company’s efforts in IP workflows and remote production, and analyzed the current state of the industry, glimpsing a future outlook. Consumer habits are changing the world of…
Nearly 40% of broadcasters surveyed are not currently using any IP technologies in their facilities
08/05/2020
Haivision’s Broadcast IP Transformation Report 2020 surveyed broadcast professionals. The full report can be downloaded here. Transition to IP Perhaps the most significant finding, when asked to rank the challenges they face by importance, respondents placed the transition to…
CP Communications Introduces CamSTREAM – An all-in-one broadcast streaming solution
08/05/2020
Today’s world is rapidly changing how content creators are bringing high-value, captivating content to their audiences. CP is pleased to introduce our new CamSTREAM solution. This all-in-one solution is built around the core technologies of Mobile Viewpoint’s world class…
Teradek Cube Streams News to the California Bread Basket for @centralvalleytv
08/05/2020
It’s been just over a decade since Carlos Rodriguez stepped in and rescued a floundering California Central Valley television station from likely extinction. The young news journalist looked at the broadcast options for his humble agricultural community that was…
TVU Networks Announces the Immediate Availability of a Portable Cellular Transmitter with an Integrated 5G Modem
07/05/2020
Award-winning TVU One features a carrier-certified 5G modem TVU Networks, a technology and market leader in IP and cloud based live video solutions, today announced that its flagship TVU One cellular mobile transmitter is now shipping with an integrated…
NC State University Revolutionizes Production Facilities with IP Connectivity
06/05/2020
DALLAS, 6 May 2020 – North Carolina (NC) State University has transformed its live course production capabilities with a networked video infrastructure, based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standard for connectivity, around its campuses in Raleigh, N.C. Technology from…
Panasonic Introduces KAIROS, the Future of Live Video Production
06/05/2020
Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America (Panasonic) has announced KAIROS, a next generation live production platform that provides incredible productivity. This new IT/IP video processing platform offers an open architecture system…
5G networks offer major benefits to Denmark’s TV2 news and sports units
06/05/2020
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….
Live Coverage During the COVID-19 Crisis: German Broadcaster Deutsche Welle Deploys LiveU technology for Remote Productions from Home Offices
05/05/2020
Deutsche Welle’s reporters and correspondents increasingly turn to the LU-Smart app for smartphone-based live coverage as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The foreign news channel Deutsche Welle, headquartered in Germany, is relying more than ever on LiveU’s mobile IP broadcasting…
Japan’s NTT DOCOMO Taps LiveU for Live Video Streaming Over 5G
28/04/2020
LiveU technology has been selected by NTT DOCOMO for live video streaming using its newly-launched 5G network. Japan’s number one mobile operator will be promoting a variety of LiveU’s HEVC bonding transmission products in a combined bundle using DOCOMO’s…
Trickbox TV stream doctors discussion as they launch a Virtual Events service amid pandemic
24/04/2020
Trickbox TV launched their new Virtual Events service by streaming discussion of COVID-19 with medical conferencing provider, Reachora. On the development of their new Virtual Events, Trickbox TV reached out to Reachora Ltd, who were keen to ensure the…
KT & SBS provide first 5G live streaming for 21st national election in Korea
16/04/2020
KT (Korea Telecom), the largest and first telephone company in S. Korea, has announced that it is providing a premium live broadcasting solution with its 5G network for the upcoming Korean national election on April 15th. Up until now,…
Mexican Soccer League, Liga MX, finds way to play virtually thanks to LiveU collaboration
10/04/2020
Professional soccer players test their skills by competing in PS4 FIFA 2020 Tournament; LiveU Technology transmits and distributes live content to local and global television stations so they can still share the love of the sport with fans. Amid…
Mobile Viewpoint launches Trolly Live – camera in a box for remote live streaming
09/04/2020
Mobile Viewpoint, a leading manufacturer of mobile encoding solutions and AI solutions for live video productions, have announced the launch of a new all-on-one mobile camera system for live streaming. As a response to many of their customer requests…
Blackmagic reveals live production and camera updates
08/04/2020
New products and updates were revealed via a live stream on YouTube Blackmagic has used a live YouTube stream to launch a number of new products and updates. The full broadcast from Friday evening is below, and includes the…
The Changing ‘State of Live’ During the COVID-19 Crisis
07/04/2020
The latest LiveU data shows the steep increase in the use of live streaming and remote production to cover breaking news and shift to virtual events Health and safety is now the number one priority globally with the spread…
Austria’s ORF uses Lawo in first all-IP OB
05/04/2020
The new, fully IP-based Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) FÜ1 The ORF will cover Alpine winter sports, football broadcasts, entertainment shows and concerts using its new OB system. Central to this are two Lawo mc²96 Grand Production Console systems and…
Ruptly Partners with TVU Networks for Video Delivery
01/04/2020
Berlin, March 31, 2020: Ruptly, the award-winning video news agency, has today announced a strategic partnership with TVU Networks, the global online broadcast distributor. The long-term collaboration will allow media partners to receive Ruptly’s live transmissions over the internet at full…
LiveU Remote At-Home Production Helps Tencent Bring Speed Skating Race Live to Viewers in China
01/04/2020
LiveU technology used to stream live the Simulation Game of the International Skating Union (ISU) Championships in Beijing within the strict limitations of the COVID-19 outbreak Following the International Skating Union (ISU)’s postponement of the 2020 World Short Track…
5G is making a lot of noise, but 4G and 3G still do the heavy lifting
21/03/2020
All equipment categories in the television industry have changed dramatically in the past two decades, and ENG gear has been right in the thick of that change. First, it went from analog microwave and satellite to digital microwave and…
Coronavirus: How radio and TV hosts are keeping their shows on air from home
20/03/2020
Restless pets, hungry children and slow internet connections became a major challenge for broadcasters this week as many presenters hosted programmes from home amid the coronavirus outbreak. Susanna Reid dialled in to Good Morning Britain from her house after…
BT Sport live streaming Europe League in 8K
Sony supports first-ever live 8K sports broadcast in the UK
14/03/2020
UEFA Europe League match transmitted in 8K by BT Sports Sony Professional has helped BT Sport make broadcasting history by creating a unique production chain to enable the UK’s first public live 8K sports broadcast. The UEFA Europa League…
As coronavirus cancels concerts, is video streaming the future of live music?
13/03/2020
From online music festivals to performances from DJs’ bedrooms, the virus is forcing the music industry to think of new ways to stay in tune. When inspiration strikes, Ahmed Garoon makes his way to the living room of his…
Broadcast Rental substantially expands their Mobile Viewpoint range
13/03/2020
Broadcast Rental has invested heavily in the expansion of their range of WMT transmitters and Playout servers from Mobile Viewpoint. This allows the company to meet the increased demand from its customers. The expansion of the range consists of…
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