Health System is First to Deploy TVUPack Wireless Uplink Backpack; Demonstration Broadcast of Live Organ Transplant Surgery at NAB 2016 Planned for Monday, April 18, 2016
LAS VEGAS, NV – April 18, 2016 – Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States, has selected TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video solutions, to provide live HD video solutions for the health system.
A TVUPack wireless cellular mobile uplink backpack has now been deployed at Baylor Scott & White, giving the health system a wider distribution for compelling health and wellness content. A live demonstration broadcast is scheduled to take place Monday, April 18, for those in attendance at the National Association of Broadcasters Show, NAB 2016. Baylor Scott & White plans to feed video footage of a kidney transplant surgery to the TVU Networks Booth #SU4405, and representatives from the health system will be onsite to answer questions.
“With more than 750 research investigators participating in more than 2000 clinical trials, and more than 6,000 physicians providing care at 900 access points throughout Texas, Baylor Scott & White is building the future of health care,” said Jennifer Coleman, senior vice president for marketing and public relations at Baylor Scott & White Health. “Sharing our news real-time and connecting our medical professionals for live interviews with interested outlets helps advance our vision: to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate health care.”
Working with Baylor Scott & White Health, TVU Networks has provided award-winning and proven IP-based live video solutions to meet the needs of the leading healthcare provider’s media relations initiatives. TVUPack is able to use any combination of wireless and wired connections including cellular, Ethernet and WiFi together with its proprietary Inverse StatMux Plus technology to deliver a HD quality picture at sub-second delay.
Baylor Scott & White is known for compelling medical content, including the first ever live tweet of a heart transplant, research that is improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other chronic diseases, as well as a first-of-its-kind assistance dog training program for people with disabilities.
“We are delighted and thrilled to be working with Baylor Scott & White Health on this first-of-its-kind program to provide live coverage of the delicate and complex medical procedure of an organ transplant. Combining TVU’s live video technology expertise with Baylor Scott & White’s support of National Donate Life Month is a unique way to help raise donor awareness,” said Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks. “Our IP based live video technology has long been relied upon by the largest national broadcasters to provide high quality video content to their viewing audiences anywhere and anytime, and we are honored that Baylor Scott & White Health has selected us to help them do the same.”
About TVU Networks
TVU Networks is a technology and market leader in IP-based live video solutions. TVU serves customers of all sizes in more than 80 countries from industries that include news broadcast, web streaming, healthcare, public safety, sports, corporate and government. In broadcast markets around the world including the USA, China and other major economic powers, TVU is the dominant market leader with a large majority of all news broadcast stations using its IP video solutions, which includes the award-winning TVU One mobile live cellular transmitter. Using its proprietary IS+ technology, TVU’s uplink solutions use any combination of cellular, satellite, microwave, WiFi and Ethernet IP connections to deliver live HD video from practically any location. More information about TVU Networks can be found at www.tvunetworks.com.