The cloud-native NLE will allow editing to begin before electronic news-gathering crews return to the station.
TVU Networks, a provider of cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has partnered with video management and distribution software provider Vimond Media Solutions.
The partnership allows Vimond’s cloud-native video editing tool/NLE for the broadcast industry, Vimond IO, to access live video streams in the TVU ecosystem.
With real-time access to live video, Vimond IO editors do not have to wait for electronic news-gathering crews to return from the field or offload footage to a server to begin editing. TVU integration provides editors with the same immediacy as the other TVU applications.
Vimond IO is a browser-based video editing and publishing tool that runs in the cloud. News and sports organisations can ingest video from live streams and file-based footage directly to Vimond IO, then publish to multiple social media and content management systems. The content can also be sent to the TVU Producer to be included in a multi-camera live production. With Vimond IO’s streamlined, professional interface, remote workers can finish sequences with custom graphics, audio enhancements, and more.
Users can access TVU streams from the live component of the Vimond IO user interface. Video streams can be linear channels from regular sources, archived content, ad hoc event coverage, or even footage from ENG crews. Vimond IO offers frame-accurate navigation, so an editor can mark in and out points before creating a clip. Editors can also add metadata (title, description, tags, etc.).
Speaking about the partnership, Greg Doggett, director of sports and entertainment and strategic partnerships, TVU Networks, said: “TVU’s ecosystem was designed to support the immediacy of live news and events, transporting live content and providing our clients with the tools to access that content. Now, users of Vimond IO have immediate access to live content in the TVU ecosystem. We’re excited to see how this partnership will improve the productivity of editors around the world.”
Glenn S Pedersen, executive vice president, Vimond IO, added: “There is a true synergy between TVU Networks and Vimond IO that will greatly benefit our editors. We designed Vimond IO so individuals and teams could streamline their editing workflows. Access to live content via the TVU infrastructure only improves the efficiency, because they no longer have to wait for access to video content.”