MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live mobile electronic newsgathering (ENG) solutions, today announced that the company has expanded integration of its TVUPack Mini camera-mountable 3G/4G cellular uplink solutions with cameras from the world’s top three camera manufacturers. TVUPack is the first cellular uplink platform available that offers an integrated camera-mountable solution with professional cameras from Panasonic, Sony and JVC.)--
“TVUPack has worked closely with the major professional camera manufacturers to deliver fully-integrated solutions that fit within our customers’ workflows. TVU is dedicated to continually deliver innovations that help our customers deliver a stable transmission with professional-quality picture from any location while using any camera or portable mobile device”
At just two pounds, TVUPack Mini offers a powerful video transmission solution in a small form factor. TVUPack Mini utilizes multiple 3G/4G/WiFi wireless connections to deliver high quality HD picture, giving broadcasters the ability to go live from practically any location with just the push of a single button. TVUPack Mini offers integrated camera-mountable solutions for cameras from the following manufacturers:
Panasonic – TVUPack Mini is now fully-integrated with the Panasonic AG-HPX600 series of cameras. As part of this integration, Panasonic camera operators can now monitor the TVUPack Mini’s transmission status, bandwidth usage and connection quality in the viewfinder window, giving field crews an easy way to keep track of each live transmission without interrupting the shot. Camera operators can also get a more detailed snapshot of the transmission status with the push of a button on the camera, enabling video crews to easily make adjustments to live shots on the fly. Panasonic integration is also available for the TVUPack TM8100 and TM8200 backpack transmitters.
Sony – Making its debut at NAB, TVUPack Mini SE is a fully-integrated purpose-built camera mountable ENG solution purpose built for Sony PMW/PDW XDCAM camcorders. TVUPack Mini SE attaches directly onto the 50-pin interface on the camera without the use of any additional cables. Additionally, TVUPack Mini SE offers full camera integration, delivering a real-time tally of transmission status directly in the viewfinder. With its integrated design, TVUPack Mini SE operates as part of the camera, delivering live video with the push of a button.
JVC – TVU and JVC have worked together to offer a powerful live mobile broadcast solution combining TVUPack Mini with JVC GY-HM700 professional cameras. This lightweight, portable mobile ENG solution offers a powerful option for broadcasters looking to deliver live video either direct-to-Web or on-air, and is available for direct purchase from JVC.
“TVUPack has worked closely with the major professional camera manufacturers to deliver fully-integrated solutions that fit within our customers’ workflows. TVU is dedicated to continually deliver innovations that help our customers deliver a stable transmission with professional-quality picture from any location while using any camera or portable mobile device,” said Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks.
NAB Show 2013 visitors to TVU booth number SU7105 can see a live demonstration of these integrated solutions as well as other TVUPack broadcast innovations.
Already in use by hundreds of leading broadcast organizations around the world, the TVUPack family of products gives broadcasters satellite and microwave TV truck functionality in a lightweight, portable and untethered form. TVUPack is the original one button operation backpack, is simple to use and provides broadcasters with low-latency, HD-quality signal that enables them to broadcast live at any time and from any location. The TVUPack family of products has been used to deliver professional-quality live HD footage of a number of important events around the world including the World Cup, the London Olympics, U.S. presidential elections, Hurricane Sandy, and the 2013 Papal conclave.
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About TVU Networks
TVU Networks provides broadcast organizations around the globe with innovative wireless electronic newsgathering (ENG) and Internet broadcasting solutions. Since its founding in 2005, TVU has provided solutions that enable any size broadcaster to overcome the limitations of traditional broadcasting infrastructure, expand distribution to a wider audience and capture and broadcast live video content in a cost effective way. TVU Networks is privately held and is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. with offices in New York, Boston, Raleigh, North Carolina and Shanghai, China. More information about TVU Networks can be found at www.tvupack.com.