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VidOvation Puts the ‘Live’ in ‘Live PD’

VidOvation Provides AVIWEST Bonded Cellular for First Live Reality Cop Show

Bonded Cellular Live Production

Bonded Cellular Equipment Guide Feb 2017 TV Technology Magazine

NEW YORK—Premiering last October on A&E, “Live PD” offers viewers a live, unfettered and unfiltered look inside America’s busiest police departments and the communities they patrol. “Live PD” is the first show of its kind to capture and stream live video of police officers on patrol, using bonded cellular technology with dash cams as well as fixed-rig and handheld cameras. As the creators and the production company behind “Live PD,” we at Big Fish Entertainment faced challenges in developing the show. One of the biggest hurdles—the whole premise of “Live PD”—was the ability to capture high-quality live HD video from multiple cameras and stream it in real time to air.

VidOvation provides Bonded Cellular for First Live Reality Cop Show

VidOvation provides Bonded Cellular for First Live Reality Cop Show

CAPTURING MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

On a typical episode, “Live PD” covers officers in six cities, with as many 40 live video feeds coming into a New York-based control room at A&E headquarters. With this large quantity of feeds, traditional satellite or microwave links were not only cost-prohibitive, but did not give us the mobility and flexibility needed to execute the show’s vision.

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Mobile Satellite Video Delivery Enhanced with AVIWEST / Hughes

As you know, VidOvation is proud to bring the AVIWEST DMNG PRO110 cellular video uplink to the United States market. The following news positively effects a feature of this product, specifically, the delivery of video signals over Inmarsat’s BGAN mobile satellite network. Read the release below.

NABShow 2015 Wireless Cellular Video AVIWest

For Immediate Release

AVIWEST Enhances Video Delivery Over Mobile Satellite
Through New Collaboration With Hughes

SAINT-GRÉGOIRE, France — March 31, 2015 — AVIWEST, a global provider of video
contribution systems, today announced a new collaboration with Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the world’s leading provider of broadband satellite networks and services, to improve delivery of video signals over Inmarsat’s BGAN mobile satellite network. At the 2015 NAB Show, booth SU6716, AVIWEST will demonstrate a fully integrated solution featuring the company’s DMNG PRO video uplink system and the Hughes 9211-HDR high data rate BGAN satellite terminal.

“Today’s consumers demand crystal-clear video quality on a wide range of devices, which can be a challenging feat for broadcasters when they’re covering a breaking news story or live event,” said Ronan Poullaouec, CTO of AVIWEST. “By combining our DMNG PRO advanced video uplink system with the Hughes 9211-HDR BGAN satellite terminal, we offer a compact, lightweight, and reliable solution for delivering high-quality video over Inmarsat’s BGAN network, enabling broadcasters to effectively meet consumer demand for superior quality of service.”

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