LiveU to Show Live Streaming Bonding at NAB 2016

LiveU, vendor of video technology for fixed and mobile IP networks, will demonstrate a new plug-and-play package for bonded live streaming for the online media market at NAB 2016. Called LiveU Solo, this is designed for users to feed live streams seamlessly into any web streaming workflow by connecting automatically to popular content delivery networks such as YouTube Live and Wowza Streaming Cloud. The product can be managed remotely via a web interface or smart device.

LiveU The firm will also stage an exclusive live studio in collaboration with TWiT.tv, NewTek and Panasonic. The studio will feature three Panasonic AWHE130 PTZ robotic cameras and two AGPX270 cameras along with a roaming camera connected to LiveU’s LU500 lightweight backpacks. This set up will stream directly into a NewTek TriCaster multi-camera production system connected in turn to LiveU’s LU700 hybrid rack-mount encoder, which will stream live to TWiT.tv.

Then Leo Laporte, founder and owner of the TWiT Netcast Network, will host “Triangulation” and “iOS Today” from the LiveU booth. TWiT’s Megan Morrone and Jason Howell will present “Tech News Today,” 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.

Meanwhile on its stand LiveU will present its full range of live video acquisition, management and distribution solutions over IP, including:

  • LU200, an ultra-small portable transmission unit and video encoder LU200e enabling streaming for web distribution, point to point, and point to multi-point.
  • LiveU Central, a cloud-based management and video distribution system, enabling fleets of units to be centrally controlled using geo-location capabilities.
  • An enhanced version of MultiPoint, internal and cross-organisational professional video distribution service, enabling the sharing of high-quality live video between multiple broadcast facilities over the public Internet.
  • LU-Smart, a mobile app, bringing bonded transmission to mobile phones & tablets.
  • LiveU’s next generation hybrid ENG vehicle solution, improving 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 at distances of over 1,000 feet within line of sight.
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