TVU Networks Provides One-Stop Live Video Services For 2016 US Presidential Campaigns

Leader in IP-Based Live Video Solutions Offering Comprehensive Equipment and On-location Support for Broadcasters Covering the Road to the White House

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – May 25, 2016 – TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its extensive, proven and award-winning live video uplink products and distribution services for any professional broadcaster covering the 2016 US presidential campaigns. Available now and continuing through November 2016, TVU will offer on-location technical support, dedicated bandwidth including inside and outside the National Convention venues, complimentary TVU Anywhere app which turns iPhone and Android phones into live video transmitters, equipment rentals and complimentary TVU Grid live video routing and distribution services throughout the campaign season including for the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, individual campaign efforts during the General Election and at each campaign headquarters on Election day. TVU will utilize its broad experience providing video services and support at major national and global events taking place in multiple locations for this historic event.

“TVU has provided frontline support for professional broadcasters at past US presidential elections and this year is no exception. With the lead up to Election Day in November, we have already received a record number of requests and continuing strong interest from broadcasters of all sizes from around the world for TVU assistance with live video equipment and on-location support,” said Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks. “Given our extensive experience with supporting broadcasters at major events, we are fully prepared to meet the live video needs of all of our customers whether at the National Conventions, on the road with the candidates or on Election Day. Broadcasters using TVU will experience the advantages of integrated IS+, our proprietary advanced transmission algorithm designed to deliver a resilient, high quality live video picture.”

TVU is offering a complete range of remote and on-location equipment, service and support for live video coverage of the 2016 US presidential elections:

  • Entire family of mobile and fixed live video transmitters including TVU One, TVU MLink and TVU Anywhere
  • Large stock of local cellular 4G and LTE data SIMS and dongles from all major national carriers including AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile
  • Remote and on-site technical support from experienced TVU personnel
  • Complimentary TVU Anywhere app support for live video transmission from a smart phone
  • Dedicated broadband access from different locations including inside and outside National Convention venues
  • Complimentary live video routing, switching and distribution with enabled TVU Grid
  • Dedicated microwave mesh network in multiple locations

TVU solutions include the award-winning lightweight and portable TVU One cellular live video transmitter, fixed mounted TVU MLink for ENG vans and the TVU Anywhere app that turns an iPhone or Android device into a live video transmitter. TVU also has the industry leading TVU Grid, an IP based switching, routing and distribution video solution and new TVU RPS for remote, multi-camera and synchronized live production without all of the associated expense.

Already in use by hundreds of leading broadcast organizations around the world, the TVU Networks family of IP transmission solutions gives broadcasters and organizations a powerful and reliable tool to distribute live video content to broadcast, online and mobile platforms. The TVU Networks suite of solutions has been used to deliver professional-quality live HD footage of a number of important events around the world including the World Cup, both Summer and Winter Olympic Games, U.S. presidential elections, natural disasters, the 2013 Papal conclave, the Super Bowl, the 2015 Papal visit to the United States and several international sporting events.

About TVU Networks

Headquartered in Mountain View, CA, TVU Networks is a technology and market leader in IP-based live video solutions. TVU’s solutions help transform broadcasters’ SDI-based video acquisition, transmission, routing, distribution and management operations to an IP-based infrastructure. TVU serves customers of all sizes in more than 80 countries from industries that include news broadcast, web streaming, law enforcement, 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 more than half of all news broadcast stations using its IP video solutions, which includes TVUPack, the award-winning mobile live cellular uplink solution, TVU Grid, the award-winning IP video switching, routing and distribution solution, and TVU One, the company’s most recent, ultra-compact video innovation. TVU Networks is a pioneer in IP video technology and is leading the way in helping organizations looking to transition to a predominantly IP-based infrastructure. Many of the largest news broadcast station groups in the world have deployed TVU Grid and are leveraging it in their existing workflow infrastructures. More information about TVU Networks can be found at www.tvunetworks.com.