Gray Television Group Selects TVUPack Mobile Broadcast Uplink Solution
Television Conglomerate Deploys TVUPack Across 36 Stations for Live Television Broadcasts
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - November 29, 2011 - TVU Networks, the global leader in portable live electronic news gathering (ENG) broadcasting solutions, announced today that Gray Television Inc. has selected the award-winning TVUPack as its mobile ENG uplink solution for its family of television stations. Gray, a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 36 television stations serving 30 markets across the United States, is in the second phase of deployment of the TVUPack to its stations.
"Gray Television is committed to providing our stations with innovative technologies that enable them to be first on the scene for breaking news and live events and better serve their viewers. After evaluating several options, we selected TVUPack because it provides an easy-to-use system with superior picture quality – even in HD," said James Ocon, vice president of technology, Gray Television Group.
Already in use by hundreds of broadcast organizations, TVUPack gives broadcasters satellite microwave TV truck functionality in a lightweight backpack. TVUPack is powered by TVU's proprietary Inverse StatMux technology, which dynamically segments a live video signal and transmits the segments through multiple independent 3G/4G/WiFi/WiMax connections. TVUPack is simple to use and provides broadcasters with low-latency, HD-quality signal that enables them to broadcast live at any time and from any location.
"Television stations, news agencies, and freelance video crews around the globe have turned to TVUPack for its ability to go live with the push of a button and provide superior picture quality. TVUPack provides customers with a cost-effective uplink solution that provides the flexibility to bring new and innovative content that their audiences demand," said Paul Shen, CEO of TVU Networks.
For more information about TVUPack and other TVU Networks solutions, please visit www.tvupack.com.
About TVU Networks
TVU Networks provides broadcast organizations around the globe with innovative wireless electronic newsgathering (ENG) and Internet broadcasting solutions. Since its founding in 2005, TVU has provided solutions that enable any size broadcaster to overcome the limitations of traditional broadcasting infrastructure, expand distribution to a wider audience and capture and broadcast live video content in a cost effective way. TVU Networks is privately held and is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. with offices in New York, Boston, Raleigh, North Carolina and Shanghai, China. More information about TVU Networks can be found at www.tvunetworks.com.