IBC 2017: LiveU extends solo product line to enhance live streaming productions
LiveU is extending its Solo product line of professional-grade wireless video encoders to accommodate the growing needs of online content creators streaming to social media and other online destinations. LiveU is presenting its expanded Solo portfolio and full range of live IP video uplink services and streaming solutions at IBC2017 at the RAI Amsterdam, September 15-19, 2017, stand 3.B62. LiveU will feature an exclusive live studio produced by Stream My Event, hosted by five-time Emmy Award-winning Michael Artsis of BeTerrific.
The enhanced portfolio offers Solo customers an affordable, easy to use, single interface to produce online productions by adding features such as real-time graphics.
“When we launched Solo at IBC two years ago, we knew that we were bringing something different – a broadcast-quality cloud streaming solution based on our proven bonding technology. After selling thousands of units, we’re now taking our solution up several notches, enabling customers to elevate their content as well as extending our reach to other markets, such as sports, education and brand marketing,” says Samuel Wasserman, LiveU’s CEO and Co-founder.
Solo’s portfolio now includes:
Solo HDMI encoder – at $995, Solo HDMI version offers a lower priced and flexible option for portable and reliable live online coverage. This complements the award-winning SDI/HDMI Solo, priced at $1495.
Solo Studio – featuring innovative cloud graphics for the dynamic branding of content, including titles, logos, and scores.
Solo app (iOS) – the simplest way to get started with live content, combining cellular and Wi-Fi connections for more reliable streaming than smartphones.
The LiveU Solo portal user interface, accessible on any web-enabled device, has also been upgraded and offers a more intuitive and streamlined workflow helping Solo customers to navigate and complete tasks easily, such as Facebook Live scheduling.