TVU Media Services will also provide a mobile broadcasting app, which enables reporters to produce live shots and use TVU’s integrated production solutions.
Cloud and IP-based live video solutions provider TVU Networks will provide full support to customers and broadcasters for the 2022 Football Championship in Qatar.
TVU said that the possibility of travel and on-location restrictions due to Covid-19 does not need to impact the quality of a broadcasters’ coverage of the Qatar event and that it will assist broadcasters covering the tournament with live transmission options, remote production capabilities and 24/7 on-site support.
The TVU Media Services’ Professional Remote Reporting Solution will be available to provide a service for reporters and producers to conduct remote interviews from their home or studio with coaches, players, locals and other guests using an on-site camera crew, studio or kiosk.
For rights holders, the company believes that TVU One transmitters will be the optimal answer for cost-effective, live shots outside of game coverage, such as interviews, athlete profiles and exploring the event venue.
TVU One mobile transmitters available for rent in Qatar feature 5G transmission with unlimited 5G data; 1080p or optional 4K HDR-ready; sub-second latency; the aggregation of all available data connections – cellular, 5G, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and satellite – transmitting broadcast-
Also available from TVU Media Services is the TVU Anywhere mobile broadcasting app, which enables reporters to produce high-quality live shots and leverage TVU’s integrated production solutions. TVU Anywhere, an integral component of the TVU cloud-based Remote Production solution, will be available with a high-end smartphone, lighting, microphone, tripod and included hours of TVU cloud services. In addition, TVU Watch Party and TVU Remote Commentator are available from TVU Media Services for live coverage in Qatar.
Among the additional services, TVU will provide in Qatar are equipment delivery, pick up, set up, technical assistance and exchanges within two to four hours from notification, subject to Covid regulations; zero risk booking ensures a full refund if the event is cancelled; 24×7 live pool feeds from Qatar; professional production crews for hire; high-speed router connectivity; and TVU PartyLine platform to cost-effectively share live moments between players, friends and family remotely.
Kap Shin, Head of TVU Media Services, TVU Networks, said: “With our experience in Tokyo during the Summer Games, setting up a support network for our customers, and our work for the Winter Games in Beijing, we’re 100% confident in our ability to deliver everything broadcasters need for a high-profile event like the Football Championship in Qatar. There are specific challenges with live sports coverage in different countries – given the changing Covid restrictions. We’ve