LiveU, an IP-video company, has strengthened its presence in France with an expanded team around the country, including sales, marketing, customer support and R&D. The company has seen growing demand for its live video solutions in the country, specifically in the sports market as customers move to full and hybrid cloud production workflows. Philippe Gaudion […]
LiveU is returning to the Media Production & Technology Show (May 10-11, Olympia London, Stand D30) as it continues to expand its IP contribution, production and distribution ecosystem. LiveU says its live IP video technology “allows users to think and work differently, its adaptability ideal in satisfying ever-evolving viewer demands. Customers can efficiently create and […]
LiveU, an IP video company, has introduced a fully cloud-native IP live video production service, LiveU Studio, which it says is the first to natively support LRT (LiveU Reliable Transport). LiveU Studio is a fully scalable, SaaS solution, making it easy to create and distribute more live content across a myriad of digital media channels. […]
A Sinclair/Sony/Avid experiment aims to optimize news photographers’ field time by immediately logging metadata into cameras in the field, while Starlink and 5G rollouts continue to boost reliability in more remote scenarios. Above, Vislink’s MVP Streamur Live Streaming App in action, allowing reporters to broadcast into the production workflow using a mobile device.
LiveU returns to NAB Show for the 14th year to share tangible ways that customers can reduce production costs, meet the increased demand for quality content and optimize the monetization of their content assets by leveraging cloud-based workflows. It will demonstrate its complete suite of live video services – from contribution and production to distribution […]
What Happens Next For Tegna?
Sinclair’s Ernie Ensign says while there are numerous long-term upshots to adopting cloud switching, the group is cautiously taking its time with multiple proofs-of-concept for at least another year. Meanwhile, at least one vendor is pursuing a dramatically different approach to cloud switching. Above, Vizrt hosted a day at a beach house to show local producers how easy live production in the cloud can be.
Leading 5G partners have joined forces to test live video using single and bonded modems. These were transmitted over 5G slices that were automatically and dynamically set up according to real-time analysis. The partners involved were LiveU, L.M. Ericsson, Nokia and the University of Patras (UoP), under the Horizon Europe 5G-Solution project (grant # 856691). […]
LiveU today released its statistics from the FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar, reflecting a massive increase in usage across the board. More than 1,000 field units were used by broadcasters and sports organizations from 60 countries, compared to 485 units from 40 countries in 2018. The tournament saw a 160% increase in live sessions […]
Tech executives from Fox News, Fox Television Stations, WPVI Philadelphia and LiveU are shifting away from traditional microwave and satellite technology and finding other IP-native paths to send live and edited video, they told an audience at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum last week. Above (l-r): LiveU’s Mike Savello, Fox News’ Scott Wilder, WPVI’s Elizabeth Plyler and Fox Television Stations’ Erik Smith (Alyssa Wesley photo). Read a full report here and/or watch the video above.
Wanting to increase the dynamism of its World Cup coverage, Fox Sports chose U.K. video services company Debrouillard Television to capture the fan experience during key matches during the tournament. This included the England vs. USA match on Nov. 25. The broadcaster, a long-time LiveU user, specified that it was the company’s technology that had […]
Leaders from Fox News, WPVI Philadalphia, Fox Television Stations and LiveU discuss how technologists and technology facilitating this effort to produce more content for more outlets while allowing creators to work from anywhere in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum event at the New York Hilton on Dec. 13. Register here.
With a record number of bookings from global broadcasters, LiveU is gearing up for the largest deployment of solutions in Qatar to cover the FIFA World Cup tournament. Hundreds of LiveU 5G/4G field units have been booked by global broadcasters for 4K/HD quality live coverage of the tournament. Broadcasters plan to use LiveU’s solution for […]
LiveU today unveiled its next-generation Solo PRO portable bonding encoder for engaging live coverage, combining professional-grade 4K and HEVC video quality. The Solo PRO combines up to six IP connections — four 4G/5G cellular modems, WiFi and LAN – leveraging LiveU’s patented LRT (LiveU Reliable Transport) technology. LiveU says the Solo PRO can be used for any type of live […]
LiveU has experienced tremendous growth over the years – moving from a small start-up to a global provider of IP cellular bonded solutions with a presence in more than 150 countries with over 400 employees worldwide. In 2022, the US office grew exponentially with many strategic hires including sales directors, managers, SDRs and sales engineers to […]
LiveU is returning to NAB Show New York (Oct. 17-20, Javits Center, booth 1045) with a focus on moving live video to the cloud. LiveU will showcase its end-to-end cloud production workflow with easylive.io, which the company acquired in May 2022, enabling innovative and interactive live experiences. This will be the North American debut of the integration […]
Frost & Sullivan recently researched the 5G video applications market and, based on its analysis, recognizes LiveU with the 2022 Global Product Leadership Award. The company collaborates extensively with cellular carriers across the globe to achieve in-depth market knowledge, turning the experience into a unique competitive advantage. It serves global broadcasters and organizations in sports and news and […]
5G Production Gains Traction
The cellular tech will be in the spotlight at the IBC technology show in Amsterdam that gets underway tomorrow. Vendors say the 5G buzz is finally justified, as broadcasters are starting to use it regularly for live production applications.
LiveU today unveiled its new Matrix Transceiver with up to four flexible in/out SDI feeds, designed for maximum versatility for switching between live video distribution and contribution. The new rackmount unit enables broadcasters and content producers to share and receive high-quality, low latency live feeds simultaneously to, and from, global destinations as part of a […]
LiveU today announced the LU810 and LU610S, its rackmount REMI (remote production) encoders with support for 5G, 4K and synchronized, multi-camera contribution. Leveraging LiveU’s Reliable Transport (LRT™) protocol for IP bonding, and featuring new multi-camera capabilities, the new vehicle and fixed location solutions boost levels of resiliency over the public internet together with ultra-low latency […]
Responding to what it calls “an ever-increasing demand in Spain,” video transmission and streaming company LiveU has expanded its local presence in the country. The company has opened a new office in Madrid, alongside a presence in Barcelona, and has appointed Laura Romero as country manager. Zion Eilam, LiveU regional VP of sales, EMEA, said: […]
The cloud will take center stage on the LiveU stand at IBC (Amsterdam, Sept. 9-12) with cloud workflow solutions. LiveU will be highlighting its end-to-end live video and remote production (REMI) solutions, powered by the LiveU cloud video platform, enabling new levels of reliability, flexibility, and cost savings. LiveU will be on-site with a large […]
Broadcasters are calling on a combination of cloud, software and transport technologies to facilitate collaborating and sharing at a station or across groups. The pandemic has shifted the many news sharing tools into high gear. Above: Dalet Pyramid Cut is Dalet Pyramid’s web-based feature-rich video and audio editor.
LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced the acquisition of its longstanding channel partner, Pacific Live Media as part of its strategy to get closer to its customers in key markets. Chris Dredge, PLM’s managing director, has been representing LiveU and its solutions for many years, supporting leading broadcasters, […]
In what it called a “first,” LiveU tested how 5G slices — the ability to segment a 5G network to provide guaranteed upload bandwidth and latency — can serve global media remote production. This was done together with Ericsson and RAI as part of the work the three companies are carrying on in the EU 5G-RECORDS […]
LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced the acquisition of easylive.io as part of its strategy “to expand its cloud video platform, enabling customers to grow their audiences with original, interactive and quality live content.” The company said the move “will provide remote and collaborative tools for cloud-based and hybrid productions, […]
LiveU is returning to the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) with an extensive booth (N1019) featuring live workflow demonstrations, stage presentations, and fireside chats. The buzz around the booth will focus on “Moving LiveU to the Cloud” – the company’s approach to going beyond its game-changing backpack technology and showcasing its cloud-based […]
Qumu Corp., a provider of cloud-based enterprise video technology, and LiveU, which offers live video streaming and remote production solutions, have announced a reseller agreement that they say will better enable their respective enterprise customers to produce, deliver, store and distribute broadcast-quality video, including live video from corporate events. Under the agreement, Qumu will become an authorized […]
The broadcasters are writing a new playbook for live coverage of a war where embedding isn’t an option, connectivity can be disrupted at any time and safety is a constant concern. Above: TVU Networks has used three cellular carriers in support of customers covering the conflict in Ukraine: KyivStar, Vodafone and LifeCell.
LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, has added Doug Price to its expanding sports team. He brings more than 25 years of media experience and leads sales and account management initiatives in the Central U.S. region. Price joins LiveU from CHESA Systems, a systems integration company covering the Central and […]
Stations may be easing back into their studios as the pandemic abates, but cloud workflows that had been adopted out of necessity for field production are holding fast. Above, Avid’s MediaCentral Collaborate encompasses planning, assignments, task management and project tracking. It can be accessed on a web client, through a mobile app and also through the Media Composer and Adobe Premiere editing systems.
Live Video In Ukraine Delivers War Weapon Putin Did Not See Coming
What viewers are seeing now — and what Vladimir Putin probably did not think about — is what happens when television journalists are not tied down by equipment, relying on bulky satellite phones and trunk-sized microwave dishes. Now, a professional LiveU unit — and others like it — fits in a backpack and costs about $1,500. For another $45 a month, you have constant contact with a cloud-based internet connection anywhere in the world. It works with a small portable high-grade camera, or with the camera on a smartphone. All of this makes it extremely difficult for any government to control the narrative anymore.
LiveU will be on-site at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) with a large presence in the North Hall (Booth N1019) featuring a live stage for fireside chats, panels and workflow demonstrations. Attendees can visit the booth to get a first-hand look at the company’s next-gen live video platform and latest solutions suite enabling […]
Air Control is meant to replace Zoom and other videoconferencing tools, deploying quickly to get guests on air in breaking news situations, providing collaboration between directors and crew for REMI workflows, and allowing producers to participate remotely.
The MLB at Field of Dreams Game broadcast on Aug. 12, produced by Fox Sports, in collaboration with MLB, paid homage to the renowned classic movie from Universal Pictures while relaying the excitement of live sports to nearly 6 million viewers. LiveU and T-Mobile played an integral role in the live production, enabling the two aerial production […]
LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, played a pivotal role in this year’s Summer Games. The Tokyo Games saw a 400% increase in LiveU deployment compared to Rio 2016, “reflecting the growing trust and reliance on LiveU’s solutions for high-quality, reliable and cost-effective live broadcasts, replacing traditional satellite and fiber […]
The global investment firm is purchasing the pioneer of a bonded cellular technology-based live video transmission.
LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, and Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the award winning cloud-native video editing and publishing platform, Blackbird, today announced that Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland chose their newly pre-integrated live news solution to enhance live coverage of this year’s regional elections. The project was managed by CBC, the production and […]
LiveU, a provider of live video streaming and remote production solutions, has joined the SRT Alliance, the open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming. The company said the move is in line with LiveU’s commitment “to support open standards and the ultimate reliability of video contribution and distribution across the public […]
LiveU, in collaboration with FedNet, will distribute the President Joe Biden’s Wednesday evening address to Congress, live from the Capitol via the LiveU Matrix platform to broadcasters worldwide. The feed will consist of a single broadcast-ready switched (mixed) clean feed with no talent, commentary, or graphics. It will cover the event — from the gavel of the […]