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The Ultimate Guide To Live Streaming

With over 57% of marketers live streaming their content, it’s not hard to see why brands are jumping into the streaming business. But for plenty of brands and content creators, learning how to live stream can be a hurdle. There’s no shame in admitting the technical side of live streaming can be, well, pretty technical to understand for the majority of us. Don’t lose hope! In this guide, we’ll unpack all the complicated business of streaming….

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What State Is Outside Broadcasting In Now?

Who knew from those early days of Outside Broadcasting (OB) for King George VI’s coronation way back in May 1937 that Outside Broadcasting would become such an integral part of everyday broadcasting? The technology may well have shifted dramatically since, with digital replacing analogue and then HD pushing out SD, but the desire for on-the-spot filming has continued to rise exponentially. The need to be in the know….

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The Advantages of Outside Broadcasting Production Vehicles

The Advantages of Outside Broadcasting Production Vehicles and why you should use these during a video production of any live events such as concerts, sports events, and news. Outside broadcasting or OB, as it’s more well-known, is usually done using mobile remote broadcasting. There is different equipment involved in this type of production, such as a professional video camera and microphone….

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Outside Broadcast Production Facilities For Bentley

When Bentley Motors announced their latest investment in their site at Crewe and the production of their first electric vehicle, we were delighted to be asked by Connect Live (UK) to provide the outside broadcast production facilities which helped them deliver their message. With Connect Live (UK) delivering the overall production they approached us to provide the facilities and crew to film the on-site staff briefing….

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Why Do I Need LU600 LiveU Cellular Bonding?

LU600 LiveU Cellular bonding has made it possible for broadcasters and sports broadcasters to produce some of the most powerful live moments on TV in recent years. In fact, you already watched hundreds of “live shots” on TV that were contributed over cellular bonding, you just never knew it! Let’s talk a little history first. Twelve years ago, LiveU disrupted the broadcast industry by patenting its first cellular bonding solution….

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Streaming Into your Webinar or Online Meeting Using LiveU LU 600

By now, pretty much everyone has used Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Verizon Bluejeans, Facebook Workplace, or Google G-Suite to conduct a virtual meeting or a webinar with their co-workers or clients. In fact, you have probably done it so often that you no longer consider these meetings virtual. But did you ever consider using your LiveU field unit as a kind of super-webcam input for these meetings? Read on to see how….

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Under the hood of OB Production Services Pt 2

Supertrucks used to be all the rage in Outside Broadcast Providers sports broadcasting, but are they still today? Although we are still seeing the launch of brand new large, cutting edge outside broadcast providers services trucks to enable live sports coverage, we are also seeing a rise in demand for smaller vans that are being used to facilitate remote broadcasts. Here we talk to a panel of experts from the outside broadcast providers….

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Under the hood of OB Production Services Pt 1

OB Production Services have never been more in demand than they are today. The pandemic has created new opportunities for service provision as live sport attempts to recoup time lost to lockdowns, and broadcasters battle between schedules, COVID protocols, and new remote productions. In this article, the first of two, we talk to a panel of experts from the OB production services industry to find out how OBs….

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Live Content Streaming Facilities

COVID 19 presented new challenges to many companies on how to effectively address their online customer base. On behalf of a US based client, Links Broadcast provided production and live content streaming facilities for a major fashion brand as they experimented with a new live online shopping event. Hosting the production at Loft Studios in North-West London, we utilised our OB production vehicle plus our….

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Formula 1 from Red Bull HQ

Links Broadcast provided a 4 channel multiplex on behalf of Whisper TV to deliver Channel 4’s production of the 2021 Russian Grand Prix from the Red Bull Racing HQ in Milton Keynes. Using our Nevion MUX multiplex we combined the 4 separate channels in to a single 27Mhz carrier across the race weekend including the practice session, qualifying, and the race itself. All of the services were delivered flawlessly….

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