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TVU Networks and Blackmagic Collaborate on Production System

Blackmagic’s DeckLink being utilized by TVU
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FREMONT, CALIF.—TVU Networks’ TVU Remote Production System is getting by with a little help from its friend, Blackmagic Design. Blackmagic announced in a press release that its multichannel DeckLink capture and playback products are being used as part of the TVU RPS, which allows broadcasters to handle multi-camera remote production for live coverage by connecting studio control room staff and equipment to a field crew over the internet.

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The TVU RPS utilizes the Blackmagic products to transmit low latency feeds from cameras in SD, HD and up to 1080i to the RPS receiver. The complete RPS system features a 1.5RU transmitter for encoding and a receiver for decoding, as well as a web interface for monitoring and controlling the transmission.

According to TVU and Blackmagic, a single RPS transmitter can encode up to six synchronized camera feeds and transmit IP video to the TVU receiver using public internet.