Advanced Television

TF1 deploys AVIWEST solution

February 18, 2015

AVIWEST, a global provider of video contribution systems, has revealed that French TV channel TF1 has selected its digital mobile newsgathering (DMNG) solutions to simplify the capture and delivery of user-generated content.

Utilising AVIWEST’s DMNG APP and DMNG Manager, more than 300 journalists working for TF1 or its partners from the regional daily press will be able to use their smartphones or tablet devices to deliver live video transmissions as well as record-breaking news and other important events from the remote French countryside. By bonding together available IP networks, the DMNG APP gives TF1 access to wider bandwidth, thereby guaranteeing high video quality at all times.

“AVIWEST’s DMNG solutions support multiple networks, video resolutions, and devices, allowing us to convert any Android- or iOS-based smartphone or tablet device into a broadcast camera,” said Yves Bouillon, head of technical outside broadcast productions at TF1. “The solution from AVIWEST will be beneficial to our journalists who cover news stories in remote locations. Essentially, the solution will allow TF1 to deliver high-quality video content anytime and from anywhere, transforming our digital mobile newsgathering operations.”

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