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Nevion Assists LiveIP Concert Broadcast

EBU and VRT put oversaw the project
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OSLO, NORWAY—The European Broadcasting Union and VRT, a Belgian broadcaster, made an important step in its development of IP capabilities, recently overseeing a LiveIP Project for a remote production and broadcast of a live musical concert. Using several broadcast technology partners, including media transporter Nevion, the event was a complete multivendor live production chain that relied exclusively on IP.

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Nevion offered its support with its software defined network infrastructure as well as its Flashlink CWDM technology, which allows optical bi-directional IP-streams to be modulated on a single 10 km long fiber optic cable. During the broadcast, 25 Gbit/s of IP data were transported in each direction, connecting four IP cameras, 10 microphones, intercom, control signals, camera return signals and a visual intercom system.

The concert venue was located in the Bozar Center for Fine Arts in Brussels and was connected to the LiveIP control room at VRT’s studios by a 10 km long fiber optic cable. This project was an extension of the LiveIP full IP local studio that was set up in August 2015.