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….
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….
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….
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….
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….
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….
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….
When traditional satellite transmission isn’t feasible we can always find other means of delivering content. For our corporate client in Edinburgh, Scotland, we discovered after our initial site survey that using an SNG was going to be difficult due to the City Centre location. So we took the decision to use our LiveU LU600 bonded cellular facility to deliver the client’s press briefing to the world’s media. The LiveU signal was delivered….
For the first time in the history of the Fastnet Yacht Race the end of the race and the prize-giving ceremony was planned to be in Cherbourg, France. Because of this Links Broadcast were asked by French TV Station Equipe TV to provide uplink facilities and satellite capacity to transmit the start of the race from Cowes on the Isle of Wight. So our uplink vehicle, R19, was on site to witness this historic event and to provide uninterrupted….