08.20.2010 08:00 AM
Fisher deploys Streambox mobile encoder for IP newsgathering

Fisher Communications, a Seattle-based independent owner and operator of 13 television stations, has deployed the new Avenir compact mobile encoder from Streambox for IP-based newsgathering.

The Avenir is a mobile device that can be carried as a side pack and leverages Streambox’s ACT-L3 codec with up to eight bonded 3G/4G wireless network modems. It enables low latency and low-bandwidth IP transport of HD and SD video for broadcast and Web streaming.

Fisher’s local news teams will now be able to transport full-resolution HD and SD for both live and file-based video with a dial-up system that uses a combination of mobile phone circuits, Ethernet, WiFi or low-bandwidth portable satellite devices such as BGAN.

Shown at NAB 2009, the Avenir is Streambox’s first hardware-based encoder. It was designed as a lightweight, inexpensive alternative to a full-blown ENG live truck.



Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Tuesday 03:07 PM
WMUR-TV Says FAA Drone Rules Preclude ENG
The FAA’s current rules and proposed ban on flight over people, requirement of visual line of sight and restriction on nighttime flying, effectively prohibit broadcasters from using UAS for newsgathering. ~ WMUR-TV General Manager Jeff Bartlett

Zazil Media Group /   Thursday 11:51 AM
Orad Presents 3D Pre-Visualization at NAB Booth SL6317
Wall Street Communications /   Thursday 03:53 PM
Digigram Marks 30 Years of Innovation With Launch of New Visual Identity

 
Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology