LiveU introduces new hybrid satellite and cellular HD solution

LiveU introduces new hybrid satellite and cellular HD solution

LiveU launches the LU210 and LU220 solutions

LiveU has introduced its new hybrid satellite and cellular HD solution, transforming its ultra-small LU200e uplink unit into a rack-mounted product. The LU210 and LU220 solutions allow news teams to combine satellite and cellular networks for newsgathering on-the-move and in fixed locations.

 

According to LiveU, the LU210 offers a single encoder in a cost-effective, rack-mount configuration, and the LU220 provides higher density with two independent encoders in the same rack-mount configuration and support for dual path streaming, enabling simultaneous streaming from two video sources.

 

Both encoders can be connected to LiveU’s Xtender transmission device and IP-based Ka-Sat. For studio based solutions, they enable content contribution from remote/fixed locations and the uploading of content to LiveU’s MultiPoint internal and cross-organizational video distribution service.

 

The key benefits highlighted by the company are as follows: high video quality using LiveU’s LRT (LiveU Reliable Transport™) protocol; central and remote management via LiveU Central; least cost bonding – automatically controlling how much bandwidth is transmitted over cellular or satellite connections; and density and cost savings.

 

Avi Cohen, LiveU’s Co-founder & COO, has said: “We’re seeing a growing trend of converting SNG trucks to hybrid trucks, as well as the use of smaller vehicles for mobile news coverage. These new encoders combine reliability, flexibility and mobility in a cost-effective package. Broadcasters can achieve the highest service availability and video quality in any location.”


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