LU-Smart (October 2012)
LU-Smart Series
Bringing Bonded Transmission to Mobile Phones & Tablets
Supporting several iOS/Android devices, the LU-Smart mobile app represents the next level in mobile newsgathering, allowing LiveU’s broadcasting and online video customers to extend their coverage using a smartphone or tablet. Based on LiveU’s fourth-generation uplink technology, LU-Smart bonds internal Wi-Fi and cellular connections to reach optimal video quality. LiveU has recently unveiled its new patent-pending Smart Grip device in a handheld monopod, boosting smartphones with an additional cellular channel (MiFi) and battery for extra resiliency and performance.

Introducing the Smart Grip for Additional Resiliency and Performance

LiveU SmartGripLiveU's innovative Smart Grip device holds a chargeable battery and MiFi channel (or any other mobile hotspot), which is bonded together with the smartphone’s internal 3G/4G connection to combine two cellular connections beyond the smartphone, boosting live video transmission time, quality, reliability and performance. LiveU Total Platform

LiveU Connect Platform

LU-Smart connects to your existing LiveU receiving server and is incorporated into the LiveU ecosystem by LiveU's unfied management platform, the LiveU Connect, enabling control rooms to manage multiple video feeds from LiveU units operating in diverse locations.

Flexible HD Coverage

The LU-Smart enables high-quality, reliable live video transmission on-the-move. Operators can combine available networks to support connection to an external MiFi, enabling the bonding of two cellular connections in a single smartphone. In this way users can bond the phones' internal 3G/4G with external 3G/4G for a very fast uplink

LU-Smart Features

  • Bonds 3G/4G and Wi-Fi networks to send up to 5 Mbps professional quality video content with sub 2-second latency
  • LiveU Center remote management
  • Connectivity to CDN/SDI out
  • Simplified GUI
  • Switch camera view
  • Phone internal Flash control
  • LiveU reliable video protocol and advanced FEC

Platform Flexibility

LiveU's transmission products can be used for either TV or web/mobile transmission. For more information about LiveU's cellular-based uplink architecture, please visit our Technology page.

OS Support
  Supports iOS 5 upwards on iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad and Android Devices
Video
  Adaptive Rate Video encoding
  Output Resolution: 720x576 (PAL), 720x480 (NTSC)
Audio
  Format: Advanced Audio Coding (AAC)
  Sample Rate: 48Khz
  Channels: 2 (mono duplicated to stereo)
  Bitrate: 64Kbps
Output
  Connects to LiveU LU40i receiver / server

 

 
 
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