UK Show Debut for LiveU’s new LU500 and LU400 Units

Full product demonstrations will be available on stand EK14

Garland will showcase LiveU’s new LU500 Series, the ultimate combination of high performance and portability for cellular uplinking. It benefits from a small form-factor combined with exceptional functionality, weighing approximately 1kg (2.2 lbs). The unit is powered by LiveU’s new multi-processor, video encoding engine and fourth-generation patented bonding algorithms. With boot time under a minute, the LU500 is essential for modern reporters who require the mobility and speed of deployment that’s inherent in its design and benefits from up to 13 network connections.

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It also benefits from LiveU's proprietary internal antenna that supports a larger number of frequencies, ensuring enhanced signal performance with long-range reception and increased uplink capability. Bandwidth optimisation allows the LU500 to deliver broadcast-quality live HD video.

LiveU’s new LU400 Series is a compact, lightweight uplink unit that provides HD broadcast-quality video transmission with up to seven network connections. Powered by LiveU’s multi-processor video encoding engine and weighing around 700g (25oz), The LU400 represents a highly cost-effective, portable and robust HD video uplink device and is available in various configurations including belt-clip or camera-mount.

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The LU400 offers a wide range of features and capabilities for live news gathering, including: low latency for interview-mode; store and forward; file transfer (FTP); video and audio indicators; under one minute boot-up time and the ability to control the unit from its touch screen, the server or from any web-enabled device.

LiveU Xtender on show
LiveU’s external antenna, the LiveU Xtender, which increases network reception and provides additional resiliency for live video transmission in extreme scenarios, will also be on show.  The Xtender offers broadcasters the flexibility to use cellular connectivity as part of their existing SNG/ENG trucks, bonding cellular and satellite connections for ultimate live video performance, or remotely connected to LiveU's backpack and handheld uplink units.

Garland Partners will also be unveiling its new branding and service propositions with 2014 set to be hectic year for IP-based technologies.

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Garland Partners/LiveU
Garland has grown to be the UK's leading provider of digital video solutions because we have proven how to turn the challenges customers face into opportunities. Commended for our technical knowledge, innovation, enthusiasm, and commitment to support excellence, we continue to be the provider of choice across a range of industries and organisations in the UK and beyond. Whether it’s OTT and broadcast delivery services, IPTV, mobile and web TV, live or on-demand, we have the expertise you need to succeed.

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