IP Transport Key To Lower Production Costs

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, Unilumin Form Partnership

NAB 2016 Exhibitors: TVU Networks

TVU Networks | Booth SU4405 | Website: 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 […]


Field Contribution Takes Aim At Workflows

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.

NAB ’16 Tech Hot Topics Products: Field Contribution

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 […]


Super Technology For The Super Bowl

IBC 2015

EBD Selects TVU Nets For Mobile Live Video Uplink

TVU Networks, a global provider of live IP video solutions, today announced that European Broadcast Development (EBD) is switching to TVU in a multi-year deal for all of its live mobile video content services to Italian broadcasters, replacing all similar current equipment in favor of TVU. EBD will deploy the TVUPack backpack style transmitter, TVU […]

IBC 2015 Tech: TVU Networks

TVU Networks | Stand 2.B28 | Website: TVU Networks, a global provider of live IP video transmission solutions, and drone manufacturer DJI will demonstrate the world’s first Aerial Newsgathering Pack, giving news organizations and professional video production crews the ability to transmit live full HD video to any broadcast facility or central delivery network […]

IBC 2015 Tech: TVU Networks

TVU Networks | Stand 2.B28 | Website: TVU Networks, a global technology provider of live IP video solutions, will present its new IP video marketplace TVUMe for the first time in Europe at IBC (Sept. 11-15). TVUMe allows broadcasters to find and purchase live or recorded video content online from other broadcasters, freelancers and independent […]

Drone Service Adds Live HD Transmission

ArrowData’s news UAV’s now feature TVU Networks’ portable cellular transmitters to deliver full HD with sub-second latency.


Storm Chaser Partners With TVUNetworks


TVU Networks Enhances TVUPack With MIMO Support


Nexstar Deploys TVU Networks IP Newsgathering

IBC 2014

TVU Networks Unveils TVU Grid Enhancement

TVU Networks has introduced the next generation of its TVU Grid IP video switching, routing and distribution solution at IBC 2014. The new version of TVU Grid delivers greater flexibility, enhanced scalability and built-in scheduling and automation tools. TVU Grid is an IP video solution that enables TV stations to manage, route, switch and distribute […]


Frontline, TVU Networks Partner On IP News Trucks


Next-Gen IP ENG Makes Use Of Multiple Links

With bonded cellular now a widely accepted ENG tool, vendors will show new gear at NAB that is smaller and lighter and enables broadcasters to use other communications links like Ka-Band satellite to enhance the reliability and performance and reduce latency.

NFL Goes With TVU For Bonded Cellular Tech

TVU Grid 2.0 Adds Multiplatform Features

TVU Networks’ IP-based video switching, routing and distribution solution is updated with a slew of features, including the ability to deliver a return video feed directly to a bonded cellular TVU Pack and to encode video streams to multiple formats.

Gray Television Launching New TVU Grid

Gray Television is rolling out TVU Grid, a cloud-based, real-time IP video distribution, switching and routing solution that lets networks and station groups share live content from multiple remote locations.


NAB To Reveal Bonded Cellular Advances

The makers of the newsgathering technology are beefing up reliability as well as adding satellite capability, improving the interface between the cellular packs and cameras and enhancing control of the packs from the field or the station. It will all be on display at next month’s NAB Show.

Sony Latin America To Sell TVU ENG Solution

Portable live electronic newsgathering solutions company TVU Networks announced Monday that its TVUPack family of live video and audio transmission products will be distributed in the Latin America professional broadcast market via Sony Professional Latin America. Sony will work with its network of local resellers to deliver the TVUPack solution to broadcast customers in Central […]


Bonded Cellular Met The Challenge Of Sandy

When the hurricane devastated the coastal areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in October, broadcasters turned to the cellphone-based technology to get live feeds back to the stations when microwave or satellite delivery systems wouldn’t work. “It continues to improve,” says CBS’s David Friend. “The delays are less, the signals are better, there’s less dropout. When we took the risk of using this technology very early on, it was hit and miss. Now we are more confident in its stability and its performance. We view it as an essential tool in our newsgathering efforts.”

TVU Networks Teams Up With JVC, Sony

TVU Network and JVC are partnering to give broadcasters camcorders with integrated cellular ENG capability, the companies announced today. The package combines the TVUPack Mini cellular ENG system with the JVC GY-HM700 shoulder-mount cameras. TVUPack Mini weighs under two pounds and fits a wide variety of camera setups including direct camera mount and belt mount […]


Bonded Cellular Is ENG’s Next Frontier

Six companies — LiveU, Dejero, TVU Networks, Streambox, Teradek and DSI RF Systems — have emerged as pioneers on the cellular video frontier. A seventh, Vislink, is about to enter the market. Each manufactures a portable device that uses AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile air cards to produce a signal capable of transmitting high-quality pictures.

Gray Deploying TVU Networks IP ENG Units

Gray Television is deploying the TVUPack for sending back news video from the field via cellular networks and WiFi and WiMax links at all 36 of its stations, said TVU Networks announced today. The TVUPack is housed in an aluminum backpack weighing just over 11 pounds, can store up to 12 hours of video and […]


TVUPack Lets KSBI Deliver Live Coverage

Family Broadcasting’s independent KSBI Oklahoma City (DMA 44) has deployed TVU Networks’ TVUPack to broadcast live with professional-quality video from virtually any location. In late 2010 adjusted its programming strategy to focus on providing local live entertainment mixed with syndicated programming. According to Jerry Hart, vice president of operations for KSBI, the move to focus […]

TVU Brings Mobile HD Solutions Into The Cloud

TVU Networks, a supplier of electronic news gathering broadcasting solutions, today released TVUPack Cloud, a cloud-based broadcasting platform that lets professional newsgathering organizations of all sizes capture live coverage of news, interviews and events in SD or HD quality and transmit it to a Web audience or station without the need of costly receiving infrastructure. TVUPack […]


Bonded Cellular Technology Boosts CBS ENG

An alternative to microwave, bonded cellular technology loaded in a backpack is allowing the CBS O&Os to broadcast HD images in near real time from virtually anywhere. “This technology has made us truly mobile, on foot as well as in the vehicles,” says news chief David Friend.