TVU Networks To Demonstrate TVU Grid, TVU’s Revolutionary New IP-Based Switching, Routing And Distribution Solution For Live Video Broadcast

tvuTVU Networks, the global technology leader in live mobile electronic newsgathering (ENG) solutions and Magna Systems, an official reseller for TVU solutions in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, today announced that TVU Grid, TVUPack TM8200, and TVUPack Mini will be on display at Broadcast Asia 2013, June 18-21 in Singapore.

During Broadcast Asia, Magna Systems will showcase innovative live broadcast technologies from TVU Networks, including TVU Grid – a powerful yet simple video switching, routing and distribution solution; TVUPack TM8200, the world’s smallest and most advanced cellular uplink backpack; and TVUPack Mini, TVU’s ultra-lightweight camera and belt mountable portable cellular uplink solution.

TVU Grid gives broadcasters the ability to seamlessly switch live IP video content, while easily and cost effectively share live video streams between multiple remote locations. TVU Grid offers broadcasters unlimited scalability, making it an ideal point-to-point or point-to-multipoint live video distribution solution for network affiliates and station groups. With TVU Grid, broadcasters can distribute live video captured by any SDI input source including portable wireless broadcast devices like TVUPack transmitters, professional cameras, video switchers, standard media players and local live studio feeds with minimal latency. The TVU Grid solution utilizes the new TVU Transceiver, a powerful purpose-built server capable of receiving and transmitting Grid streams as well as receiving and decoding TVUPack transmissions.

TVUPack TM8200 offers broadcasters, videographers and camera crews the world’s smallest, lightest and most powerful mobile wireless 3G/4G/LTE uplink solution available in a backpack. The TM 8200 features unique dual encoding capabilities – the ability to simultaneously transmit a live video stream while separately recording the video in HD for store-and-forward. It also has one button operation, fast start up and is fully modular, giving field crews a powerful and flexible broadcast tool that can deliver live professional quality video from practically 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.

TVUPack Mini is the perfect solution for broadcasters, production crews, news agencies and independent videographers to capture and broadcast live professional-quality video. Weighing less than a kilogram, TVUPack Mini can be mounted directly to a camera or used in a belt-mount configuration. Additionally, TVUPack Mini SE, a TVUPack Mini solution purpose-built specifically for Sony XDCAM camcorders will be on display by Sony Professional Solutions Asia Pacific in booth 5B4-01.