LiveU Launches ‘Solo’ their web streaming solution
Posted on Sep 9, 2015 by Alex Fice
Solo is based on LiveU’s patented bonding technology and i ntegrates with Wowza’s Streaming Cloud service.
LiveU, one of the leaders of the IP revolution in the media space, is bringing its broadcasting expertise to the online media market, by launching its new ‘Plug and Play’ Solo live streaming bonding solution.
Designed to fit with web streaming workflows, LiveU Solo connects automatically to Wowza Streaming Cloud, a cloud streaming service offered by Wowza Media Systems, as well as other popular CDNs, OVPs and YouTube Live. Solo can be managed and controlled remotely via a web interface or smartphone.
Solo has been optimised for video performance by using LRT’s integral adaptive bit rate and forward error correction technology. On the transmission side, and as part of the overall streaming solution, the encoder is available in a single channel streaming configuration or with premium full bonding capabilities.
“LiveU Solo is a cost-effective and seamless way to send contribution video over the internet to Wowza Streaming Cloud,” said David Stubenvoll, CEO and co-founder of Wowza Media Systems. “We are happy to collaborate with LiveU to help bring an integrated ‘glass to glass’ live streaming solution that delivers the highest possible quality and reliability to anyone, anywhere.”
Samuel Wasserman, LiveU’s CEO, said, “In discussions with our customers, we saw a growing need for a professional-grade live video product for the online media market. LiveU Solo is set to create a new standard in the web streaming space. Our goal is to offer a simple integrated solution to sports and other vertical markets, which is much more powerful. Now, everyone can start streaming at an affordable price.”
LiveU owns the patent for cellular bonding used today for remote news gathering in the US and in other countries. All LiveU products are based on this fourth-generation patented technology.