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Managing Multiple Cellular Uplinking Units
By Ronen Artman
VP of Marketing, LiveU

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he rise in citizen journalism,
and the more general usergenerated content, coincided
with the development of cellular
bonding technologies for broadcast
professionals.
These trends continue, facilitated
by the rise in app-based consumer
technologies and connectivity. The
principle of being able to be in the
right place at the right time, even if in
the case of user-generated content
that's mostly more by luck than
judgement, is one that has powered
the development of cellular uplinking
technologies.
In turn, this has seen an increase
in the capabilities of reporters in the
field. Even as recently as a decade
ago the idea of a truly one-manband reporter summons up images
of somebody with the technological
equivalent of cymbals on their head
and a kick drum on their back.
Weighing around 1 kg (2.2
lbs), LiveU's new LU500 offers
the ultimate combination of high
performance and portability.
Listening to the market and the
desire for LiveU's leading algorithms

and levels of connectivity in as
small a form factor as possible has
resulted in the LU500. This unit
is powered by LiveU's new multiprocessor video encoding engine
and fourth-generation patented
bonding algorithms. With boot
time under a minute, the LU500
provides what the modern reporter
and cameraman need to create a
competitive edge.
LiveU's proprietary internal
antenna supports a larger number
of frequencies, ensuring enhanced
signal performance with longrange reception and increased
uplink capability. The optimisation
of the available bandwidth allows
the LU500 to deliver broadcastquality live HD video. The LU500
with its new multimedia processors,
offers up to ten bonded cellular
connections plus WiFi and two LAN
connections.
There's a second key driver that
has grown in the evolving cellular
bonding marketplace. The volume of
units out in the field, while of course
deeply satisfying to us, is now
providing a challenge in terms of

LiveU's new LU500

how those feeds can be integrated
into a broadcast workflow.
LiveU Central, announced last
year at IBC 2013, is a complete
management platform that allows
full control and monitoring of the
entire ecosystem and content via
any browser-supported device. By
bringing live video management
into the control room, this
provides newsroom operators with
comprehensive and intuitive tools
for controlling the operation and
flow of multiple live feeds from
different locations, both nationwide
and overseas.
The system includes: LiveU
MultiStream, enhanced point-to-

multipoint distribution, enabling
high-quality live content to be
instantly distributed from the field
and shared between bureaus
and affiliated stations in multiple
locations; LiveU Matrix for realtime previews and flexible online
management of multiple feeds
for live broadcasts and social
newsgathering; Geo-Location for
each LiveU unit; and Enhanced
Remote Control of all LiveU field
devices, servers, laptop and
smartphone applications, including
remotely managing satellite
contribution through LiveU's packs
and hybrid solution.

OCC MHC II Fibre Optic Connectors
ptical Cable Corporation's
(OCC) MHC II mini
he r m aphroditic f ibre optic
connectors are the ideal solution
for today's high-speed, highbandwidth communication systems
that require maximum multiplatform flexibility combined with
tight, efficient design.
The ruggedness and small size
of the MHC II make them ideal for
voice, data and video requirements
in harsh environments and deployed
broadcast systems.
Why
Hermaphroditic?
Hermaphroditic connectors are
designed for quick deployment and
gender-independent connectivity,

O

OCC MHC II mini hermaphroditic
fibre optic connector

allowing the end user to unreel
fiber cable without regard for
identification of the male or female
ends. The hermaphroditic design
enables the transmission path to
maintain polarity even with multiple
cable segments daisy-chained
together to extend the distance of
the deployable system.
MHC II connectors are available
in to to four and six to eight channel
sizes. Each uses a bayonet-style
mechanical coupling interface for
easy mating to receptacles with
a simple twisting motion. The
MHC II eight channel connector
allows many combinations of
fibre optic termini and electrical
contacts to coexist within the same
hermaphroditic system.
OCC's design includes many
comprehensive features to ensure
reliable connections and data
transmission, time after time.
These include:
Removable socket caps with
ceramic alignment sleeves for easy
field maintainability;
Multiple integrated o-rings

help ensure the connector is
environmentally sealed from
the elements;
Exceptional cable retention
capability that meets TIA-4556 Cable Retention Specification
of 400 lbs. minimum when using
military tactical fibre optic cable;
A pulling eye cap that aids in
installation in difficult spaces;
The bayonet coupling is secured
by a rear locking nut to prevent
accidental disconnects.
The MHC II is part of OCC's
complete line of top-tier cabling
and connectivity products and
solutions for the most demanding
applications. OCC's reputation
in providing products for harsh
environments fits perfectly into the
broadcast industry where down time
is not acceptable. We have, and
continue to provide, the broadcast
market with fibre optic cables that
are field-tested to withstand the
most extreme handling.
OCC's stadium and arena
cables are optimised for the
rigors of difficult cable pulls, high

OCC MHC II connector family

tensile loading, and severe crush
occurrences and can repeatedly
endure the abuse associated
with the extreme demands in
rapid deployment and retrieval
applications. Where standard fibre
optic cables are likely to fail, OCC's
broadcast cables are particularly
well suited to the harsh environment
of field-shoots.
The Broadcast market can use
this solution for SMPTE cabling
for studio and remote broadcast
applications. MHC-II allows for the
placement of fibre and copper under
one connector body.


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Contents
InNews: Eyevis Acquires Teracue
InNews: Columbus Crew Upgrades With Grass Valley
InPreview: Imt Rf Central Microlite Hd
InForm: Facilities Belong in the Cloud
InForm: Playbox: 15 Years & 14,000 Channels
InFile: Elemental Live - Accelerating Pay Tv Everywhere
InStudio: Voicewriters – Live Captioners
In Broadcast - March 2014 - Intro
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - Cover2
In Broadcast - March 2014 - Contents
In Broadcast - March 2014 - InNews: Eyevis Acquires Teracue
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - InNews: Columbus Crew Upgrades With Grass Valley
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - InPreview: Imt Rf Central Microlite Hd
In Broadcast - March 2014 - 29
In Broadcast - March 2014 - InForm: Facilities Belong in the Cloud
In Broadcast - March 2014 - 31
In Broadcast - March 2014 - InForm: Playbox: 15 Years & 14,000 Channels
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - InFile: Elemental Live - Accelerating Pay Tv Everywhere
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - InStudio: Voicewriters – Live Captioners
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