The European Broadcast Union (EBU) and Belgian public broadcasting company VRT have unveiled the LiveIP Project, a multi-vendor system integration to showcase IP-based live broadcast production, featuring Nevion equipment and software. The collaboration between EBU, VRT and a group of innovative industry partners including Nevion sees the implementation of a live TV production studio at VRT’s premises in Brussels. It uses state-of-the-art IT-centric hardware and software to enable broadcasters to produce programmes quickly, efficiently and cost effectively.
The multi-phase LiveIP Project is part of Sandbox+, an international joint platform for collaborative innovation put together by VRT, EBU and iMinds. Industry technology partners participating in the project include Axon, Dwesam, EVS, Genelec, Grass Valley, Lawo, LSB, Nevion, Tektronix and Trilogy who provide all the elements of a live production chain driven by IP.
Geir Bryn-Jensen, CEO, Nevion said: “This project has been instrumental in promoting the value of producing live content via IP, and we at Nevion have been very proud to work alongside such innovative partners in the broadcasting industry to help make it happen. We have demonstrated that some of the concerns broadcasters have, like performance, reliability, deterministic network behavior and clean-switching can be addressed now.”