MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Since airing as the first independent radio station in South Korea in 1954, CBS has developed a long-standing reputation of broadcasting high-quality news and entertainment content. Its nationwide radio network has since expanded into 14 branches, and in 2002, the broadcaster began its own Christian television station. Committed to producing high-quality content for all forms of mass communication, earlier this year CBS had been looking for a solution that would enable its news team to transmit reliable HD quality video in the field for publishing on its social media channels and website. The multimedia group found what it was looking for in TVU Networks, and CBS recently purchased the TVU Networks’ TVU One mobile IP video transmitter.
“We chose TVU Networks because their easy-to-use IP transmitter delivers the best picture quality and most reliable transmission in the industry,” said Sang Hwan Lee, Deputy Manager, Digital Engineering Department, CBS. “CBS prides itself on being the leading broadcaster of Christian content in Korea – from original programs and sermons, to specials and teachings. Our diverse mission programs have fostered the growth of the Korean church. We’re using our new TVU One to reach more people and better connect with our audience. With TVU’s integrated solution, we’re able to capture and transmit video for broadcast and for sharing on social media platforms, including Facebook and YouTube, as well as for live streaming content.”
CBS’ news department is using the TVU One for production of its real-time news show, Daily Nocutnews, from the field. TVU One is helping CBS easily create video content that appeals to its mobile and web viewing audience, in addition to traditional broadcasting viewership. CBS provides programs via cable and satellite to the Korean peninsula and other parts of East Asia.
“We’re very pleased that CBS has chosen our flagship IP video transmitter, TVU One, to improve its operations,” said Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks. “Being able to share news and events online in real-time gives CBS a whole new way to strengthen its viewership.”
TVU One mobile IP video transmitter
Featuring the company’s patented Inverse Statmux Plus (IS+) transmission algorithm, the award-winning TVU One delivers high-definition picture quality with 0.5 second latency at 3Mbps within an ultra compact and rugged hardware design. It uses HEVC/H.265 compression standard to deliver greater efficiency in data use and increased transmission stability, and can transmit simultaneously over multiple mediums, including cellular, microwave, satellite, BGAN, WiFi and Ethernet. With TVU One, CBS can fully leverage the versatility of a small, lightweight, IP-based high-definition video field transmitter without sacrificing performance, features or picture quality.
Already in use by hundreds of leading broadcast organizations around the world, the TVU Networks family of IP transmission solutions give broadcasters and organizations a powerful and reliable tool to distribute live video content to broadcast, online and mobile platforms. The TVU Networks suite of solutions has been used to deliver professional-quality live HD footage of a number of important events around the world including the World Cup, both Summer and Winter Olympic Games, U.S. presidential elections, natural disasters, the 2013 Papal conclave, the Super Bowl, the 2015 Papal visit to the United States and several international sporting events. For more information about TVU Networks solutions, please visit www.tvunetworks.com.
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About TVU Networks®
TVU Networks® is a technology and market leader in IP-based live video solutions. TVU’s solutions help transform broadcasters’ SDI-based operations - which include acquisition, transmission, routing, distribution and management - to an IP-based infrastructure. TVU® serves customers of all sizes in more than 85 countries from industries that include news broadcast, web streaming, law enforcement, sports, corporate and government. In broadcast markets around the world including the USA, China and other major economic powers, TVU® is the dominant market leader with a large majority of all news broadcast stations using its IP video solutions. Using its proprietary IS+ technology, TVU’s uplink solutions use any combination of cellular, satellite, microwave, WiFi and Ethernet IP connections to deliver live HD video from practically any location.