The coronavirus pandemic forced television news operations to produce almost entirely from producers’ and anchors’ homes. During a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar, set for May 28 at 1 p.m. ET, leading television engineering and operations executives will talk about what they’ve learned while facilitating this massive shift in workflow and the long-term changes likely to flow from it. Above, l-r: Speakers Richard Friedel, Fox Television Stations; Clint Moore, Gray Television; and Robert Lydick, Tegna Media.
TVU Networks, a provider of IP and cloud-based live video solutions, today announced that its flagship TVU One cellular mobile transmitter is now shipping with an integrated 5G modem. TVU has partnered with major commercial network carriers including South Korea based KT Corp. and modem module manufacturers such as Canada based Sierra Wireless in identifying […]
Coronavirus-necessitated remote workflows have spun up quickly and reliably to allow TV stations to keep broadcasting during the pandemic. There’s reason to believe they’ll stick around after the crisis subsides. Above: Avid Edit On Demand provides a full virtual production environment in the cloud, including Media Composer software and Avid NEXIS storage. (Source: Avid)
Video news agency Ruptly 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 broadcast quality using the TVU Grid platform — a faster, more intuitive and more cost-effective delivery system. Using TVU Grid’s powerful delivery system, […]
In its continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to expedite vital information to North Carolinians, UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina announced today that, in addition to its existing live stream, it is now offering live video and multi-language audio feeds to the broadcast community from the North Carolina Emergency Operations Center. UNC-TV […]
On Friday, IP video solutions provider TVU Networks made the following announcement: “With COVID-19 spreading quickly and widely across the U.S., we understand as a news organization you have a duty to keep the public informed as to the severity of the outbreak and efforts by local officials to contain the virus. “As we have […]
Artificial intelligence continues to help news organizations automate more taxing workflows. AI is making ongoing progress with autoclipping to generate news and sports highlights, metadata tagging and accelerating live research and real time content indexing. It’s also pushing into new fronts like delivering smooth slow motion without a super slow motion camera. Above: AI drives EVS’s new Overcam for offside camera positions during soccer games and reduces the need for camera operators for those locations.
The tech firm says it’s planning a virtual presence in partnership with the show’s organizers in light of coronavirus concerns.
Stations and broadcast networks alike are heavily turning to IP contribution to cover the presidential primaries this year as past contention problems have largely dissipated and cellular networks greatly improved. For some, however, dedicated fiber and satellite trucks will still play a key role.
TVU Networks, a provider of IP-based live video solutions has hired Jared Timmins as senior vice president of solutions. Based in the Atlanta area, he will lead the company’s Global Solutions Team, which will partner with TVU customers to help them quickly adapt to changes in consumer media consumption. Prior to joining TVU, Timmins held […]
News organizations are increasingly using breakthroughs in technology to allow journalists to remotely, yet quickly, deliver more content over multiple platforms. The advances range from improved cellular networks that speed transmission of content from the field to the newsroom and cameras capable of streaming and providing remote video, to a host of tools available for journalists to remotely edit and produce content while collaborating with their newsrooms. Above, Grass Valley’s new GV Alyve, released at this year’s IBC Show, gives reporters a “virtual control room in the cloud” for production and distribution of video and livestream content. (Source: Grass Valley)
Kyle Luther, a veteran of the broadcast industry, has been named the new vice president of sales in North America for TVU Networks, a provider of IP-based live video solutions. Luther has filled various senior leadership positions at multiple industry-leading brands. He was most recently at Grass Valley/Belden as VP of sales, North America. Prior to […]
TVU Networks, a global provider of live IP solutions, will showcase its advanced artificial intelligence broadcast solutions, at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at Hall 2, Stand B28. Already incorporated into several TVU products, AI is at the center of TVU’s story-centric workflow, which automates content distribution and allows broadcasters to customize — and […]
At the upcoming IBC (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam, TVU Networks, a global provider of live IP solutions, will introduce the completely cloud-based TVU Talkshow — what it calls “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 and services […]
TVU Networks, a global technology and innovation provider of live IP solutions, has announced the purchase of its TVU Anywhere app for capturing and streaming live video with the TVU Server by the Vegas Stats & Information Network (VSiN.) VSiN uses the TVU setup to produce live remote coverage and updates for its growing audience. Dedicated to […]
The two will source custom live video within existing workflow. Access to Stringr’s network of more than 90,000 amateur and professional freelance videographers is now available through the TVU Global Grid.
TVU Networks, a global technology provider of live IP solutions, has partnered with Singular.live, providers of an advanced digital overlay platform, to give users of TVU Network’s TVU Producer, a cloud-based live production tool, access to Singular’s template-based graphic overlays directly from the TVU Producer interface. “By incorporating Singular’s platform on TVU Producer, our customers have greater […]
At NAB 2019 TVU Networks, a global technology and innovation provider in live IP solutions, will introduce TVU G-Link, an Internet-based solution for live point-to-point transmission. TVU G-Link provides an affordable and reliable way to achieve high-quality transmission using only the public Internet to deliver HD video from one location to another with half-second latency. G-Link […]
The collaboration with South Korea’s KT Corp. will work to establish an enterprise 5G UHD broadcast network and related broadcast capabilities in Korea.
Cox’s WFTV Orlando is at the cutting edge of field transmission, using streaming cameras on vehicles that can be remotely controlled by a tech back at the station and transmitting over a 4G link. As more stations want that kind of capability, vendors are responding with bonded cellular and other wireless gear to improve efficiencies and connectivity and are working to include high-speed 5G wireless technology.
FloSports, a provider of live digital sports and original content, live streams more than 10,000 live competitions per year across its platform. In order to keep pace with its 24/7 schedule of live and on-demand sports coverage, the company selected TVU Networks to provide it with live IP video solutions to help address its growing […]
NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations group, after rolling out a new plant in Philadelphia without an SDI router that uses as much IP as possible, will be creating a virtualized architecture for KLBR, its Telemundo station in Las Vegas, in which most of the back-end equipment used to run the station, including news production, will be located at a data center in Dallas. And then there’s the new facility NBCU is building in Boston, which will include six control rooms and six studios and accommodate four separate NBCU businesses. A big driver is increased support for the 2110 IP standard from the broadcast vendor community. (Photo: Wendy Moger-Bross)
To accommodate the hearing impaired, the FCC requires stations to caption news and other live programming that they broadcast with minimal delays between the audio and captions. Some broadcasters would like to go beyond the regulatory mandate and caption all the programming they put on digital media. Automated captioning, helped by artificial intelligence, is closing in on making that a real possibility.
TVU Networks | Stand 2.B28| http://www.tvunetworks.com/ Part of TVU Network’s range of innovative remote production solutions, TVU Producer enables anyone to produce professional, multi-camera video, eliminating the need for expensive hardware and software or prior training. Covering a wide range of applications, from live sports events and egames competitions, through to house of worship services […]
TVU Networks | Stand 2.B28| http://www.tvunetworks.com/ TVU Networks, a global technology and innovation provider of live IP video solutions, launches new premium functionality at IBC to provide operators increased flexibility and to robustly contribute the highest video quality from any location over any network. Demonstrations will show how and why the TVU Networks portfolio of […]
TVU Networks | Stand 2.B28| www.tvunetworks.com TVU Networks, a global technology and innovation provider of live IP video solutions, today announced that it will demonstrate its portfolio of intuitive remote productions solutions. Offering frame-accurate synchronization over the public internet, these solutions remove the requirement for an OB truck and dedicated circuits, making live events much […]
TVU Networks | Stand 2.B28 | www.tvunetworks.com TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation provider in live IP video solutions, will show visitors to its IBC stand will be able to see a sweep of innovative live video solutions, including the AI-driven TVU MediaMind Platform, which potentially changes how content can be produced and consumed. The […]
TVU Networks | Booth C1707 | www.tvunetworks.com TVU Networks, a provider of live IP video solutions, will introduce TVU Producer Pro, a powerful new cloud-based video production solution. TVU Producer Pro is the latest addition to TVU’s family of remote production solutions, enabling anyone to do professional, multi-camera live video production without expensive hardware, software […]
New streaming encoders in cameras are delivering HD picture quality good enough to go directly to air. That gives stations new options for IP contribution besides the common bonded cellular workflow. Above, KOAA Colorado Springs uses a JVCKenwood ProHD portable bridge in the field. Click here to access TVNewsCheck’s NAB 2018 Resource Guide listing of field operations vendors and products or here to download it as a PDF.
After deciding it had to evacuate its Cape Coral station in advance of Hurricane Irma, Scripps’ Fox affiliate in a technical tour de force continued to provide full local coverage with an anchor desk in Tampa (above), news production in Detroit and master control in Indianapolis.
TVU Networks | Stand 2.B28 | Website: www.tvunetworks.com TVU Networks, a global provider of live IP video solutions, will showcase its end-to-end IP-based ecosystem of new and current hardware and software. TVU Networks will show its TVU One live mobile IP newsgathering transmitter with integrated H.265/HEVC compression standard. With an established customer base, TVU One with HEVC […]
TVU Networks | Booth C3739 | Website: http://www.tvunetworks.com/ TVU Networks, a global technology provider of live IP video solutions, will showcase its end-to-end IP-based ecosystem of hardware and software products, workflows and services designed for live video acquisition, production and operational efficiency. TVU Networks will introduce several new products and technologies at NAB, including its […]
TVU Networks | Booth C3739 | Website: http://www.tvunetworks.com TVU Networks will concentrate its efforts this year around demonstrating its hardware and software ecosystem for IP video. A full range of current and new TVU solutions, including the MLink TE4500 H.265/HEVC rack-mount encoder, TVU RPS (Remote Production System), TVU One mobile IP transmitter, and TVU Anywhere […]
Paul Shen, founder and CEO of TVU Networks, talks about his company’s TVU RPS, which allows TV networks, stations, schools, production companies and others to sidestep the expense of sending production trucks and full production crews into the field.
TVU Networks | Booth SU4405 | Website: www.tvunetworks.com TVU Networks, a provider of IP video solutions, will unveil its latest offerings and showcase the company’s full range of transmission, management and distribution solutions at Booth SU4405 at the NAB Show, April 16-21, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. TVU Networks provides a full portfolio of […]
In the first of this year’s NAB Hot Topics series leading up to the NAB Show in April, TVNewsCheck’s Technology Editor Phil Kurz examines the rapidly changing world of field contribution. Broadcasters will be presented with a panoply of technology and applications at the NAB Show. While no two are exactly alike, most seek to leverage existing technologies in new ways to enhance workflows or reduce costs. For a resource page of the companies mentioned in this story, click here. See all 2016 NAB Hot Topics stories here.
This year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to NAB easier. This week’s focus is field contribution (read the main story here). These companion resource pages on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download […]