For the first time at a major event, LiveU is providing 4K HEVC live video coverage at next week’s Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. As per the company, it will support global broadcasters from over 40 countries with a record number of bonded cellular units and a dedicated team on the ground throughout the duration of the games.
LiveU’s flagship LU600 portable transmission solution with the 4K HEVC Pro card offers high-end video performance in live streaming for global news and sports coverage. The solution allows professional broadcasters and content creators to benefit from video performance with extreme bandwidth efficiency – using one of the smallest portable cellular bonding units.
The company first covered the Summer Games in Beijing in 2008 and has been providing live video coverage at every major international sports event since. This summer, LiveU will be supporting the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, forecast to be the largest live event ever covered in 4K.