TVU Networks, Vislink Team Up on IP Video Capture, Transmission, Distribution

TVU Networks, a supplier of IP video-transmission technology, and Vislink, a supplier of microwave, satellite, and wireless ENG/SNG communication systems, have entered into a joint strategic partnership to deliver a suite of robust IP video and wireless solutions to broadcast, surveillance, sports, and other live-event–coverage customers around the globe. The impact of this new partnership includes the unification of the companies’ leading solutions, greatly enhancing the efficiencies of their client base.

“As broadcasters continue the push to convert to an IP-based infrastructure, demand for reliable IP transmission solutions in a spectrally challenged environment has never been higher. This partnership gives us the ability to combine best-in-class cellular, satellite, microwave, mesh, and Ethernet transmission solutions with a powerful backend management and distribution system in TVU Grid to deliver a powerful complete end-to-end IP-based ecosystem,” says Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks. “In addition to broadcast, surveillance and sports have been growth areas for TVU, and we look forward to working closely with Vislink in the future to further meet the needs of customers in these markets.”

Says Mike Payne, CEO of Vislink, “As the innovator of the industry’s first hybrid cellular and RF transmission systems, NewStream and AirCam, Vislink understands the ever changing demands of live video collection, newsgathering, and production. Vislink’s customer- and partner-focused strategy is to provide the most innovative solutions which enhance each customer’s unique workflow requirements. Today,” he adds, “the expansion of the Vislink strategy with TVU provides customers with an extended suite of solutions and network management capability which is unparalleled in the industry.”

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