TVU Networks and Vislink Partner to Deliver Complete End-to-End IP Video Capture, Transmission and Distribution Solutions to Customers Around the Globe
Industry Leaders to Offer Broadcast, Surveillance and Sports Customers Combination of Best-In-Class 3G/4G/LTE, Satellite and Microwave Transmission Technologies
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – April 7, 2014 – TVU Networks and Vislink announced today that the two companies have entered into a joint strategic partnership to deliver a full suite of robust IP video and wireless solutions to broadcast, surveillance, sports and other live event coverage customers around the globe. This industry shaping alliance brings together TVU Networks the global technology leader in IP video transmission solutions and Vislink the worldwide leader in microwave, satellite and wireless ENG/SNG communication systems. The impact of this new partnership includes the unification of the companies’ leading solutions, greatly enhancing the efficiencies of their client base.
“As broadcasters continue the push to convert to an IP-based infrastructure, demand for reliable IP transmission solutions in a spectrally challenged environment has never been higher. Vislink and TVU are the two industry technology leaders and this partnership gives us the unique ability to combine best-in-class cellular, satellite, microwave, mesh, and Ethernet transmission solutions with a powerful back-end management and distribution system in TVU Grid to deliver a powerful complete end-to-end IP-based ecosystem,” said Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks. “In addition to broadcast, surveillance and sports have been growth areas for TVU, and we look forward to working closely with Vislink in the future to further meet the needs of customers in these markets.”
Mike Payne, CEO of Vislink, added, “As the innovators of the industry’s first hybrid cellular and RF transmission systems, NewStream and AirCam, Vislink understands the ever changing demands of live video collection, newsgathering and production. Vislink’s customer and partner focused strategy is to provide the most innovative solutions which enhance each customer’s unique workflow requirements.” Payne also stated, “Today, the expansion of the Vislink strategy with TVU provides customers with an extended suite of solutions and network management capability which is unparalleled in the industry.”
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.tvupack.com.
Vislink plc. is a global technology business specializing in the collection and delivery of high quality video and associated data from the field to point of usage. Vislink provides solutions to the broadcast market for the collection of live news, sport & entertainment events and to the video surveillance market including law enforcement and public safety customers. With offices in the UK, USA, Dubai, Singapore, Australia, South Africa and China we employ over 250 people worldwide and have revenues of £50 million. Our solutions include the design and manufacture of microwave radio, satellite transmission, wireless camera and marine systems; our manufacturing operations are in the UK and the USA.The Company is fully listed on the AIM. For further information, visit www.tvupack.com.