NAB 2016: LiveU Collaborates With TWiT.tv, NewTek and Panasonic on Live Studio
LiveU (booth C1717) will feature an exclusive live studio at this year’s NAB in collaboration with TWiT.tv, NewTek and Panasonic. The studio offers a broadcast technology showcase, integrating three leading broadcast brands – LiveU, NewTek (booth SL5817) and Panasonic (booth C3607). Three Panasonic AWHE130 PTZ robotic cameras and two AGPX270 cameras along with a roaming camera connected to LiveU’s award winning LU500 lightweight backpacks will stream directly into a NewTek TriCaster multi-camera production system. The TriCaster will be connected to LiveU’s LU700 hybrid rack-mount encoder, which will stream live to TWiT.tv.
Leo Laporte, the founder and owner of the TWiT Netcast Network, will host “Triangulation” and “iOS Today” from the LiveU booth. Additionally, TWiT’s Megan Morrone and Jason Howell will present “Tech News Today,” Monday through Wednesday, and Scott Wilkinson will record an episode of TWiT’s “Home Theater Geeks.” Father Robert Ballecer will also be recording TWiT Live Specials from the NAB show floor, including interviews with marquee guests.
NAB Debut of LiveU Solo
LiveU will also demonstrate its new plug-and-play live streaming bonded solution for the online media market, LiveU Solo. LiveU Solo allows users to live-stream seamlessly into any web streaming workflow by connecting automatically to popular content delivery networks such as YouTube Live and Wowza Streaming Cloud. Solo is simple to manage and control remotely via a web interface or smart device.
Additional Products at NAB
In addition,LiveU will present its full range of live video acquisition, management and distribution solutions over IP.
LiveU’s LU200 ultra-smallportable transmission unit and LU200e serves as a cost-effective video encoder to enable streaming for web distribution, point to point, and point to multi-point for a fraction of the cost of other solutions.
LiveU Central is a cloud-based management and video distribution system, which enables fleets of units to be centrally controlled using geo-location capabilities.
LiveU’s new, enhanced version of MultiPoint, internal and cross-organizational professional video distribution service allows user to share high-quality live video between multiple broadcast facilities over the public Internet.
LiveU will also highlight the LU-Smart mobile app, bringing bonded transmission to mobile phones & tablets.
LiveU’s next generation hybrid ENG vehicle solution increases network reception for resilient live HD video transmission on-the-go while wirelessly connecting any LiveU pack to a LiveU Xtender antenna solution and satellite with distances of over 1,000 feet within line of sight.
LiveU will also be announcing additional product developments in the run-up to NAB and will showcase these new solutions at the show. Full product demonstrations will be available at booth #C1717. LiveU’s hybrid vehicle will also be on display.
LiveU’s COO and co-founder, Avi Cohen will be speaking at the 2016 NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference (BEC) on The IP Revolution: Retooling Broadcast Technology for the Future.
LiveU studio production partners include NewTek TriCaster at NAB booth SL5817 and Panasonic at booth C3607.