LiveU, Grass Valley Partner on Cloud-Based Remote Production

LiveU remote production
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HACKENSACK, N.J. & MONTREAL—LiveU and Grass Valley are partnering on a pre-integrated cloud-based solution for remote live productions.

According to the two companies, the new solution enables customers to simplify their processes and automate live and non-live news and sports productions in an “efficient, agile and customizable workflow.”

Users will be able to send live feeds from any of LiveU’s field units for remote switching and live production using LiveU’s cloud solution with Grass Valley’s GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform).

Live feeds from LiveU units can also be integrated into the GV STRATUS news and asset management tool to streamline the remote news gathering and production workflow. Users can utilize LiveU’s live video metadata to automate the process and provide metadata enriched assets within GV STRATUS, as well as search, browse, edit and publish content—live or file—using a range of smart search criteria and via the smart rules’ engine.

Avi Cohen, LiveU’s co-founder and COO, said, “With the ongoing shift to cloud production, we are committed to helping our customers maximize these new efficiencies, delivering our live video solutions as-a-service with pre-integrated workflows. Our collaboration with Grass Valley offers customers a highly efficient, flexible and scalable set of tools for going live from the field, providing greater flexibility to adapt to the needs of each and every story, giving a richer viewing experience.

“Remote live production can be orchestrated from anywhere via LiveU’s and Grass Valley’s integrated cloud environments, or using a hybrid model of choice, integrating high-quality live video feeds with smart automated production capabilities.”

Jenny Priestley

Jenny has worked in the media throughout her career, joining TVBEurope as editor in 2017. She has also been an entertainment reporter, interviewing everyone from Kylie Minogue to Tom Hanks; as well as spending a number of years working in radio. She continues to appear on radio every week and occasionally pops up on TV.