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News Sharing And Collaboration Is Getting Easier And Smarter

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.

TVU Networks’ Portable, IP-based Solutions Bring Breaking Coverage From Ukraine To Millions Of Viewers

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live streaming solutions, said today that its live IP-based video broadcast  transmitters, apps, and distribution platform were selected by China Global Television Network (CGTN) and other news providers to bring live coverage of the Ukraine-Russia conflict to millions of viewers worldwide. Journalists from all over the world […]

TVU Remote Commentator Platform Enables Live, Remote Sports Commentary Over IP At 31st Southeast Asian Games

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, announced the first high-profile deployment of its TVU Remote Commentator cloud-based remote commentary platform in the Asia Pacific region. As the official sponsor of the 31st Southeast Asian Games and the technical partner of Mediacorp, Singapore’s largest national media group, TVU provided the solution, TVU Remote […]

NAB Show: TVU Networks To Showcase 8K IP And Enhanced 5G REMI Solutions

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has announced two “significant developments” with the company’s transmission technology that will be introduced at the 2022 NAB Show (April 23-27 in Las Vegas) at Booth W3806. TVU has adapted its TVU G-Link platform to now support low-latency, 8K IP video transmission over commodity internet connections, […]

NAB Show: TVU Networks Rolls Out Critical Threat Defense For Broadcasters

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has announced what it calls “the first cloud-native, 24/7/365, critical threat protection solution for broadcasters.” TVU Networks’ Channel Ready is cloud-native innovation that lets broadcasters run stations remotely from a single simple-to-use interface on a laptop or tablet. With Channel Ready, the operator can instantly control […]

TVU Networks And InPlayer Partner To Create Complete Production, Streaming, Monetization Workflow

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with InPlayer, a monetization platform for content owners. Through the partnership, existing and future TVU customers can benefit from InPlayer’s Pay Per View and Subscription tools to create a complete production, streaming and monetization workflow. The InPlayer platform can be […]

Free, 24/7 Live Feed from Ukraine’s United News Available On TVU Search

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, announced today that the company is offering a free, 24/7 live feed from Ukraine provided by the Ukrainian news media via TVU Search, its AI-based search engine for live broadcasts. This content from Ukraine is available immediately and can be viewed here. TVU customers can […]

Global Broadcasters Rely On TVU Networks During Winter Games For Live Video Delivery Over 5G

Despite pandemic-based travel restrictions, rules on equipment transport and mountainous terrain, TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, says that TVU Media Services successfully supported customers at another high-profile sporting event with the completion of the Winter Games in Beijing. The company reports that more than 7,600 GB of data was used by broadcasters […]

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In Outfitting The MMJ, Lightness And Flexibility Top The Wish List

As solo acts in the field, multimedia journalists are very particular about the kit they carry. From cameras to lights and audio, connectivity tools to editing software and apps, experience has taught them that flexibility and portability are among their gear’s most important qualities. Above: Sony’s remote production package, which includes the PXW-Z280 4K handheld camera, allows MMJs to remotely control, capture and transfer high-quality content in real time from any location.

TVU Networks Reports On Global Media/Entertainment Trends

TVU Networks, a provider of live broadcast innovation and technology, announced its key insights from 2021. Based on an analysis of key measures and product usage from thousands of customers across all business sectors including media, sports and entertainment, TVU Networks has seen a 243% increase in its SaaS over 2020. The accelerated migration of […]

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IP Workflows: Upsides Aplenty, Complexities, Too

Broadcasters are embracing IP workflows as a “ramp to the cloud” and are still contending with variable costs and concerns over security, latency and interoperability, not to mention the different skills that labor must bring to bear. However, IP workflows can bring benefits like scalability, flexibility and security to broadcasters, such as NBCU Boston (above).

TVU Networks Partners with Dubai Media Inc. On Video Footage & Media Services During Expo Dubai 2020

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, partnered with Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI) to provide exclusive footage from the six-month-long global festival, Expo Dubai 2020, which began Oct. 1. Held every five years in different cities, the World Expos share inventions and technology designed to address common challenges facing humanity. In conjunction with DMI, […]

TVU Launches Cloud-Based Playout Solution

The new TVU Channel proposes to deliver 24/7 programming to a traditional TV channel, OTT or directly to social media. An unnamed North American broadcaster is poised to launch 15-25 channels on the cloud-based service by Nov. 1.

Nilesat & TVU Networks Expand Partnership, Contribution And Transmission Service To Africa

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has expanded its partnership with Nilesat, the Egyptian satellite communication provider, that it says will increase contribution capability for Nilesat’s African customers and decrease transmission costs. In conjunction with a new satellite scheduled to launch in 2Q 2022, TVU Networks will offer an IP […]

Kenya Broadcasting Adds Transmitters And Server From TVU Networks to Expand Live News Coverage And Streaming Capacity

TVU Networks, provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today announced that Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) added 10 TVU One 4K HDR mobile transmitters to its existing TVU complement for more extensive live news coverage and a TVU VS3500 4K UHD server for support streaming content to the website and social media. Nairobi-based firm, Philmart, a TVU Networks partner, provided […]

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Automated Captioning Leaps Forward, Improving Its Business Case

Continuous advances in AI, machine learning and natural language processing have boosted automated closed captioning’s value well beyond regulation compliance. Above: The caption edit user interface for Digital Nirvana’s Trance transcription and captioning solution.

Blackbird Integrates Cloud-Native, Real-Time Editing Into TVU Producer

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, is partnering with Blackbird plc, developer and seller of the Blackbird cloud-native video editing and publishing platform, to add access to Blackbird’s real-time editing tools into the TVU Producer cloud-based live production platform. “Improved access to content for editors reinforces TVU’s commitment to making its cloud-based solutions as […]

Douglas Russell Joins TVU Networks As Northwest Regional Accounts Manager

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, said today that Douglas Russell has joined the company as the Northwest regional accounts manager, North America Sales. Based in Seattle, Russell comes to TVU Networks from a varied audio/visual background, including senior-level engineering positions at Amazon Prime Sports and Keycode Media and field […]

TVU Networks Supporting Broadcasters In Tokyo

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has rolled out support of new and existing customers on site at the Summer Olympic Games, even before the event’s official start. It services from Tokyo range from last-minute mobile transmitters, to live pool feeds, to free use of TVU Anywhere for athlete interviews, to […]

TVU Networks Offers Multiple Live Video Feeds from Summer Games

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud- and IP-based live video solutions, is now offering rights-cleared access to live external video feeds of locations across Tokyo until the conclusion of the Summer Games. The 24/7 beauty shots are part of TVU’s extensive on-site support effort during the event. There are professional camera feeds available from Tokyo […]

TVU Networks Adds Subject-Tracking Functionality To TVU Anywhere

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, says its TVU Anywhere solution has integrated support for Center Stage, a new iPad Pro (M1 Chip models) feature that automates subject tracking, a feature that eliminates the need for a camera operator in many situations. Integrating technology like this new release from Apple opens the […]

TVU Networks Partners with JVCKenwood To Support SRT Live Video Streaming

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has partnered with JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKenwood USA, to provide seamless access to TVU’s cloud-based solutions via Connected Cam cameras using the native SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) video transport protocol. The companies say the partnership provides “improved content sharing and distribution […]

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TVN Tech | Vendors: Storycentric Workflow Shift Long Overdue

Equipment manufacturers say newsrooms have been too slow to embrace a storycentric model of content creation, one far more in line with consumer habits than the old evening-newscast-as-endgame paradigm. Above, Sam Adams, the morning anchor for KHQ Spokane, is preparing clips for NonStop News, the station’s 24/7 streaming channel. He’s seated at the NonStop News Desk, which is where these clips are prepared. He can produce and present the clips in a very short amount of time. The lower TV in the distance is receiving NonStop News over-the-air on ch. 6.3.

Former Grass Valley Exec David Cohen Joins TVU Networks

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today appointed David Cohen, former vice president of marketing communications at Grass Valley, as the company’s new global vice president, strategic marketing. Cohen will report to TVU Networks CEO Paul Shen. In his new role, Cohen will develop and oversee the marketing strategy for […]

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TVN Tech | New Tech Improves News Sharing, Collaboration

Pandemic-impacted newsrooms are increasingly embracing tools that allow more content sharing and collaboration from the field and between stations with the cloud playing an ever-larger role in the remote workflows involved. Above, Bridget Naso, news anchor for KNSD San Diego, uses Dejero’s LivePlus Mobile app on an iPhone to broadcast live from home during the pandemic.

Free Software Developer’s Kit Available For TVU Anywhere App

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today announced the TVU Anywhere SDK, a free software development kit for the TVU Anywhere live IP video streaming app. With the new TVU Anywhere SDK, developers can add reliable, high-quality, low-latency live video transmission to an iOS or Android app, which makes it easy for […]

New TVU Rack Router Transmits Live 8K UHD Video

TVU Networks, a market and technology provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, and China Unicom, the world’s fourth largest mobile service provider, are collaborating to expand the UHD media applications possible with 5G networks. TVU Networks is advancing solutions that support China Unicom’s 5G millimeter-wave (mmWave) technology for communications services. As part of the partnership, […]

TVU Networks Adds Eduardo Solana As Latin America Sales Director

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has hired Eduardo Solana as sales director for Latin America and the Caribbean. The industry veteran will be based in Mexico. “The addition of Eduardo as the new sales director for Latin America aligns with our strategy of driving further growth in the region,” […]

TVU Networks Names Allan Delaurier VP President Of Sales For Canada, CIS Regions

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has hired Allan Delaurier as vice president of sales for Canada and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Based in the greater Toronto area, he is focused on helping to meet the growing demand for TVU cloud-based and remote production solutions in both regions. […]

TVU Networks Support Accelerated Move To Cloud-Based Workflows By Broadcasters

To help its customers navigate through social distancing restrictions and assist with business continuity, TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, rolled out major initiatives in 2020 to assist with remote production and remote fan engagement. The company began the year winning a Technical and Engineering Emmy Award for its VoCIP (video over bonded […]

Liming Fu Joins TVU Networks As Asia-Pacific Sales VP

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has hired Liming Fu as vice president of sales for the APAC region, which includes Greater China, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and other countries. He will lead sales and marketing efforts in APAC and report to TVU CEO Paul Shen. “I’m privileged […]

TVU Networks And FedNet Launch Joint Real-Time Video Content Service

A free trial offers access to live streams, archived search and clipping tool in time for U.S. Election Day.

TVU Networks Assists KMBC In Delivering Remote Live News Special

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, this summer helped KMBC, the Hearst Television ABC affiliate in Kansas City, Mo., overcome the technical challenges associated with producing a live, local news special on race and policing during a time when the COVID-19 pandemic restricted in-studio production by bringing in guests remotely […]

TVU Networks Launches Turnkey Production Package for Broadcasters Covering Presidential Race Remotely

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud- and IP-based live video solutions, is offering a turnkey production package for broadcasters looking to cover the 2020 U.S. presidential election remotely without sacrificing reporting or technical quality. This year’s election is of great interest to viewers around the world, but COVID-19 travel restrictions mean that many international and […]

TVU Networks Adds Two Sales And Marketing Execs

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, welcomes two directors to its sales and marketing team in North America. Gerry McAree joins as director, strategic accounts, Eastern region, and will be responsible for working with major television networks and station groups headquartered on the East Coast. Luc Comeau joins as director […]

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TVN Focus On Technology | Shifting, Not Lifting, News Workflow To The Cloud

TV stations and networks are learning that to take full advantage of the cloud, they need to overhaul the way they produce news rather than try to replicate hardware-based workflows on a cloud platform.

TVU Networks Adds Audio Mixing Feature To Cloud-Based TVU Producer

Based upon extensive customer feedback, TVU Networks has added an audio mixing panel as a feature to its cloud-based TVU Producer multi-camera, cloud production solution. With TVU Producer, novice or experienced video producers can remotely produce multi-camera live events with zero latency — even when using smartphones as production cameras. “Our new Audio Mixing Panel has been a highly requested feature of […]

Greg Doggett Joins TVU Networks In Sports And Entertainment Sales

TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, expanded its TVU Sports group with the addition of Greg Doggett as director of sports and entertainment during what the company calls a critical time when interest and demand for TVU’s remote video solutions are rapidly growing due to restrictions brought on by the […]

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TVN Tech | AI Gains Traction In Captioning Market

AI- and cloud-based captioning systems offer ever-improving accuracy for broadcasters, while the real incentive to adopt them is dramatically lower costs than manual captioning workflows.

WORKING LUNCH WEBINAR

TVN To Present: At-Home Production And The Future Of News Workflow

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.