LiveU forms strategic partnership with TAG Video Systems

LiveU and real-time media deep monitoring and visualisation software solutions provider Tag Video Systems have announced a strategic partnership.

The collaboration will “empower live news and sports broadcasters to deliver exceptional live video experiences with unparalleled quality assurance,” the companies said.

Through the partnership, TAG Video Systems’ real-time media performance solutions will monitor LiveU’s live video transmission feeds, notify for events per custom set thresholds and visualise them in real-time. This integration will be particularly beneficial for live news and sports production, where maintaining pristine video quality and catching issues before they impact viewers is critical.

“We are thrilled to partner with TAG Video Systems. Our customers are managing an ever-increasing number of video streams across a range of IP-video protocols and standards, including LRT. By adding TAG to the rich and diverse LiveU EcoSystem we can offer our customers even greater efficiency, while reducing complexity for live news and sports professionals,” said Gideon Gilboa, chief product officer at LiveU.

“This collaboration offers a powerful solution for monitoring and optimizing every type of feed from one single service, simplifying even the most demanding live workflows, and helping to guarantee a superior viewing experience for audiences worldwide.”

Broadcasters will gain real-time visibility into live feeds and the health and performance of live video streams from remote locations, assistance with problem solving and spotting potential issues like signal degradation, allowing for immediate corrective action. Also, optimised transmission for challenging networks via TAG’s robust analysis to optimize LiveU’s resilient transmission, underpinned by its LRT (LiveU Reliable Transport) protocol.

“Live news and sports broadcasters operate under immense pressure to deliver high-quality content under tight deadlines,” added Ziv Mor, chief growth officer at TAG Video Systems.

“By integrating our solutions with LiveU’s field-proven technology, we are providing them with the tools they need to ensure flawless live productions and maintain viewer trust with a simplified, agile workflow.”

The integrated solution will be demonstrated at NAB on booth SL5105 (LiveU) and W1655 (TAG Video Systems).

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