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China’s live streaming boom
08/03/2020
The market reached $4.4 billion in 2018, growing 37 per cent on the year previous and attracting a total of 456 million viewers. When in doubt, live stream it. Live-streaming sessions have become increasingly popular in China in the…
NEP Group, Inc. discusses 5G's impact on live and remote production
08/03/2020
The arrival of 5G marks a sea-change for the broadcast world, especially for companies like NEP that serve the live and remote production industries. “It’s already here, and NEP is already using it,” says Donald Begg, director of technology,…
Teradek Bolt 4K Overview
06/03/2020
The BOLT 4K is the flagship wireless transmission system from Teradek. Bringing to the table visually lossless, real-time, DCI 4K60 transmission in glorious HDR. In this video, Kriss Hampton runs you through the different models in the range, their…
TVU Networks Withdraws At-Show Participation from 2020 NAB
06/03/2020
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – March 6, 2020 – TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions and Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner, today announced the company will not exhibit at the 2020 NAB Show…
Quicklink to debut Skype-in-a-box at NAB 2020
04/03/2020
Quicklink will debut its Skype-in-a-box, a broadcast quality Skype video calling solution at NAB 2020. The solution enables users to connect to any global broadcaster in studio-grade quality, allowing their expert opinions to be heard on a global scale….
Samuel Fleischhacker, Product Marketing Manager at Aviwest on CABSAT 2020
28/02/2020
What are your plans for CABSAT 2020?At CABSAT 2020 we will demonstrate our latest innovations and enhancements in live video contribution, distribution, and connectivity solutions. We aim to show how, using Aviwest’s advanced video contribution platform, broadcasters can capture…
NAB 2020: Efficiencies of an AI-Driven, Story-Centric Workflow for Tailored Content Production a Major Theme for TVU Networks
28/02/2020
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions and Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner, will demonstrate (Booth #SU4810) its commitment to revolutionizing the media supply chain during the NAB Show 2020. TVU will showcase…
Reynolds Journalism Institute uses the Quicklink TX for Washington Journal interview
10/02/2020
The University of Missouri School of Journalism’s Reynolds Journalism Institute recently used Quicklink TX for an on-air interview with C-SPAN on the Senate presidential impeachment trial. Staff from RJI utilized Quicklink TX to broadcast Missouri School of Law Professor…
LiveU Collaborates on Two Additional Pan-European EU 5G projects
05/02/2020
The Horizon 2020 research and innovation projects explore 5G technologies for the broadcast community and other verticals LiveU has increased its collaboration with leading European partners on 5G Infrastructure Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects, testing and validating content contribution…
Newsgathering in Myanmar: a personal view by Glen Felgate
10/01/2020
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…
CBC/Radio-Canada and LiveU to Bring SMPTE ST 2110 Standard to State-of-the-Art New Montreal Broadcast Facility
10/01/2020
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…
LiveU 2019 ‘State of Live’ Report Confirms Continuous Strong Growth in Live IP Broadcasting
12/12/2019
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…
FedNet Uses TVU Grid for Exclusive Live Coverage of U.S. Presidential Impeachment Hearings to Schools and Media Outlets
05/12/2019
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…
NRL implement Quicklink Studio and Studio-in-a-box to optimise content offering
18/11/2019
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…
Derana TV Selects LiveU Technology For Its Entire Newsgathering Operations
13/11/2019
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…
Ineos 159 Challenge Marathon Run with Eliud Kipchoge Uses LiveU to Create Dynamic Production Gallery for Documentary
09/11/2019
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…
Times Network adopt Quicklink TX for daily news contributions
04/11/2019
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…
ITV Sport Deploys LiveU Technology at the 2019 Rugby World Cup for Enhanced Live Coverage and Disaster Recovery
31/10/2019
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…
First Responders Live Leverages VidOvation’s AVIWEST Bonded Cellular System
31/10/2019
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…
LiveU Expands Live Streaming for South Africa’s Horse Racing World
28/10/2019
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,…
SailTracks selects AVIWEST to broadcast live, world-renowned sailing races
26/10/2019
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…
VidOvation and V-Nova Announce Strategic Partnership
17/10/2019
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…
Aviwest Opens New Office in Dubai
13/10/2019
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…
Drone Live Streaming Aids Emergency Dam Repairs
13/10/2019
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…
Kyle Luther Joins TVU Networks as New Vice President of North American Sales
08/10/2019
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…
LiveU Debuts New Truck Featuring Global IP Service During Multi-City Tour Across The US
02/10/2019
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…
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IBC2019: LiveU Unveils the First Integrated 5G Cellular Bonding Unit for Live Coverage
10/09/2019
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…
From the studio to the street: Mobile Viewpoint opens new automated live production possibilities with new features
06/09/2019
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…
LiveU and Griiip Unveil Unique Motorsports Live Viewing and Data-Driven Media Solution Platform
03/09/2019
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…
TVU Networks to Intro Multi-Cam Production Solution Enabling Audience Participation with Video
02/09/2019
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…
Quicklink Remote IP Commentary to be demonstrated at IBC 2019
15/08/2019
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…
NEP Europe Strengthens its Market Position in 4K UHD and IP Live Production with 75 Grass Valley Cameras
04/08/2019
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…
World Roller Games Chooses TVU Networks for Coverage of Intense 11-Day Competition
28/07/2019
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…
Megahertz to Showcase All-IP OB Truck at IBC2019
19/06/2019
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…
AzamTV adopt Quicklink Mobile Encoder for live news gathering
19/04/2019
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…
Telestream Wirecast Is MVP for Cornell Athletics
05/02/2018
Cornell University is part of the Ivy League group of schools, famous not only for academic excellence, but sports rivalries as well. The school has 36 varsity intercollegiate teams, so there is no shortage of sports action to follow….
CES 2017: LG Intros First ATSC 3.0 4KTVs
06/01/2017
LG Electronics is introducing the first ATSC 3.0-enabled 4K Ultra HD TVs to support this year’s historic nationwide deployment of the Next-Gen TV broadcast standard in South Korea. Starting this spring—in advance of the 2018 Winter Olympics—new 2017 models…
‘Simpsons’ Prepares for Animation’s First Live Broadcast
03/05/2016
LOS ANGELES—In the 25 years that “The Simpsons” has been on the air, there isn’t much that the show hasn’t done. It’s won awards; it’s become a cultural landmark; it successfully spun off onto the big screen. But even…
Repurposing TV Closed Caption Files For Internet Video Distribution
03/05/2014
April 2014 brought new changes to the United States FCC regulations regarding closed captioning requirements for broadcast TV and for Internet videos. One of these changes is the start of enforcement of an existing rule, and another is a…
BBG Seeks $721 Million for FY 2015 Budget
04/03/2014
The Broadcasting Board of Governors is asking for $721.26 million for its fiscal 2015 budget, which would be a slight reduction from its enacted budget of $733.48 million in 2014. The budget includes what BBG describes as “significant reductions…
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