Since its launch in early 2009, the
LU30 has become the de-facto
standard for transmitting live
reliable Standard Definition video
from the field.
Defining the market, capturing the lion's share in order of magnitude, and selected as Streaming Media Magazine's 2010 Official Editor's Pick, the LU30 is in regular use globally by TV broadcasters, online publishers, sports organizations, and leading brands, delivering top SD video quality and the industry-recognized LiveU resiliency. The LU30 is an ideal web broadcasting solution for a variety of content creators seeking a high-quality, versatile and cost-effective means for achieving live video presence on the Internet.
The LU30 is a fully integrated unit delivered in a specially designed backpack. It includes the complete uplink package: video encoder, cellular modems, internal battery, LCD touch-screen and the unique LiveU aggregation software. It uses high-profile H.264 video encoding, supports CIF to full SD and uses a DV interface to support any camera. LiveU's transmission products can be used for TV and/or web and mobile transmission, and are compatible with virtually any CDN or live video platform. For more information about LiveU's architecture, please visit our Technology page.
Simple, Intuitive Control from the Field or Remotely
The LU30 can be easily and fully controlled by a single operator in the field using an intuitive touch-screen interface, and an external touch-screen. Additionally, the unit can be controlled remotely from any computer or via a variety of mobile devices such as iPhone, iTouch, Android devices, and iPad, The LiveU system also analyzes the data conditions in the field and automatically recommends the most suitable video settings.
The LU30 is equipped with a built-in ion-lithium battery, and supports additional hot-swappable ion-lithium batteries. The unit can also operate with a direct DC power supply. Finally, special adapters for Anton Bauer batteries are available as accessories. With the variety of power options available, the LU30 can operate for very long hours without any down time, supporting even the longest imaginable live events.
Even if you don't require a live feed from the field in every instance, the LU30 is ideal for preparing footage on the fly. Edit a take and add graphics in the field on your laptop and then uplink the finished file as FTP back to the studio, ready for broadcast at your convenience. Alternatively, you can easily upload large amounts or raw footage for studio editors to edit.
||D1, VGA, Half D1, CIF
| Video Inputs
||IEEE- 1394, Ethernet; others with external adaptor
| Video Formats
||PAL / NTSC, DV25 / DV50, DVCAM, DVCPRO / 50 Full auto detection
| Video Encoder
||H.264 AVC high profile @ 128Kbps to 10Mbps
|Integrated Bonded Interfaces
| Cellular Modems
||Up to 7 cellular + Wi-Fi or WiMAX, Ethernet, Satellite (BGAN)
||Full local monitoring and control using touch-screen UI, Full remote monitoring and control over the internet
||28x37x7.5 cm, ~5.5kg w/ battery