3 Apr 2014

LiveU and Network Innovations Announce Successful Integration and Certification of LU-Lite Bonding Software on Inmarsat BGAN HDR Network

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LiveU (www.liveu.tv), the leader in portable live 
video acquisition, contribution and management solutions, and Network Innovations (formerly 
GMPCS), a leading provider of satellite services, announced today that LiveU’s LU-Lite live 
video transmission software is now fully integrated and certified to work over the Inmarsat 
BGAN Network. 
LiveU’s LU-Lite bonding software for laptops and mobile newsgathering vehicles can now 
transmit live using up to two bonded BGAN HDR devices, from any location, at latency as low 
as 1.4 seconds. 
According to Avi Cohen, LiveU’s COO and co-founder, “The integration between LU-Lite and 
HDR is a very important development. Until recently, the original BGAN was mostly used for file 
transfer in remote locations. With the additional bandwidth on HDR, and the low latency and 
encoding power of LU-Lite, broadcasters can now take LU-Lite and HDR to any breaking news 
location around the world for actual live shots, even if local cellular or other data infrastructure 
isn’t sufficient”. 
In addition, LiveU has signed a distribution agreement with Network Innovations, which will 
become an authorized LiveU reseller, and the companies will offer combined turnkey packages 
of cellular, BGAN, and KA-Band, to both companies’ customers, including emergency coverage 
packages for local broadcasters. 
According to John Stoltz, Director, Media Sector, Network Innovations, “We are very excited to 
add LiveU to our portfolio of products. LiveU’s market leadership, innovation, broad array of 
both hardware and software products, and ownership of intellectual property means that 
Network Innovations can deliver the best combination of bonded cellular and satellite solutions 
to our customers, to fit their specific needs”. 
LiveU’s LU-Smart bonding app for smartphones is also supported by the BGAN HDR. 
LiveU owns the patent for cellular bonding for remote newsgathering in the US and other 
countries. All LiveU products are based on this fourth-generation patented technology. 
 
LiveU will present its full range of portable uplink solutions at the 2014 NAB Show, April 
7-10, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booths #SU8513. LiveU will also be showing 
its advanced mobile newsgathering truck in the Outdoor Exhibit area, booth #OE825. 
 
Network Innovations will present its portfolio of products in its GMPCS/NI booth #SU-
11403. 
 
Ken Zamkow, LiveU’s Head of Marketing, US and The Americas, will be speaking at the 
Broadcast Engineering Conference, at 10:30 am on Thursday, April 10, 2014 on “The 
Evolution of Cellular Bonding” - Wireless Solutions for Ancillary Broadcast Services 
session.