LiveU compact HEVC field unit for on-the-go live streaming

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The LU300 is a small-sized, cost-effective and reliable HEVC encoder, enabling broadcasters and other content creators to transmit high-quality video on-the-go.

With LiveU’s professional-grade hardware HEVC technology at its core, the LU300 combines high-quality video performance with extreme bandwidth efficiency. Content creators can provide the same video quality as H.264 while using about half the bandwidth. In cases where original H.264 bitrate is maintained, the LU300 HEVC offers greatly improved video quality.

Unlike software HEVC solutions, the LU300 can encode in HEVC format at all times, operating in real-time with extreme low latency. The LU300 offers longer battery time with a three hour internal battery. Weighing just over 900 grams and available in a pouch or camera-mount configuration, the LU300 bonds up to six connections: two LTE-Advanced internal modems, two external modems, WiFi and LAN.

Live & Store functionality enables users to upload high quality copies of the live video after live sessions. The LU300 can also serve as a standalone video encoder or be used as a LiveU DataBridge mobile hotspot for general connectivity in the field.

Its new design offers an enlarged 2.2” display with improved resolution, dramatic improvement in visibility under sunlight conditions and a new JOG controller for easier control. Additional enhancements include a stronger CPU for super-fast file upload.

Technical Specifications

VIDEO RESOLUTIONS: 1080p50/60/25/30/24, 1080i50/60, 720p50/60/25/30/24, PAL, NTSC

VIDEO INTERFACES: 3G/HD/SD-SDI, HDMI 1.4

VIDEO ENCODER: HEVC/H.265, H.264

AUDIO ENCODER: AAC-HE/LC, 2 audio channels

PORTABILITY: Professional-grade side-pouch, belt-attachment or camera mounted

SIMULTANEOUS BONDING: Up to 6 network links

2 x internal cellular modems, 2 x external cellular modems, internal WiFi and Ethernet

MULTI-TARGET OUTPUT: Diverse A/V output through SDI and H.264 streams including connectivity for CDNs (server side)

POWER SOURCES: 3 hours internal battery

LOCAL CONTROL: Full monitoring and control using local 2.2” display and user friendly rotating jog

REMOTE CONTROL: Full web-based remote control from smartphones, laptops, tablets or web browsers

DISPLAY INFORMATION: Video preview – per-network cellular connectivity status incl. throughput, network delay etc.

RESILIENCY & QUALITY: Includes LiveU Reliable Transport (LRTTM), featuring proprietary algorithms such as automatic Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR), automatic Forward Error Correction (FEC) and other lost packet recovery algorithms

MODES: Live, Store & Forward (two quality levels), File transfer (FTP), DataBridge with access point

INTERFACES: 2 x USB 2.0, micro USB, RJ-45 Ethernet, 3.5mm in/out audio jack, micro-SD card, SIM cards

WIRELESS INTERFACES:

WiFi 802.11 a,b,g,n,ac support with internal MIMO antennas

2 x internal 3G/4G/LTE-Advanced modems with high-efficiency antennas for worldwide support

DIMENSIONS: 112.5mm x 203mm x 54.5mm / 4.4” x 8” x 2.1” (W x H x D)

WEIGHT: 955g (2.1lbs) with two internal modems and battery

TEMPERATURE: Operating: -5C to +45C (23F to 113F)

Add-on Features

STORE & FORWARD: Additional super-high quality level

LIVE & STORE: Perfect-quality encoding to local storage in parallel to live transmission

DUAL-SIM: Dual-SIM support for the internal modems

AUDIO CHANNELS: 4 audio channels

Contact Concilium Technologies (Pty) Ltd for more information: info@concilium.co.za | +27 12 678 9200

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