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Vislink Showcases Innovative 5G & Cloud-Based Wireless Solutions

Vislink | May 27, 2022

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Vislink, a worldwide leader in the capture, distribution, and management of high quality, live video and data in the media & entertainment, law enforcement, and military industries, presented private network 5G technology during a sports event in the UK to illustrate its potential in broadcast. Vislink and Mobile Viewpoint's adoption heralds a revolution in remote production processes by extending bi-directional IP connections to the edge and allowing virtualized production in the cloud.

Vislink's breakthroughs were on display at the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match between Saracens and the Northampton Saints at StoneX Stadium in London, where it backed a BT-led project to highlight the potential for 5G in broadcast contributions by connecting matchday cameras to a standalone private 5G network. In a UK first, this cameras' feed was included in BT Sport's live broadcasts of the match, a first for a customer broadcast. BT Media & Broadcast, BT Sport, Broadcast RF, and Neutral Wireless headed the project.

Vislink installed private network 5G transmitters with COFDM technology to illustrate how 5G technology is growing to offer assured quality, low latency video from wireless cameras to give spectators realistic up-close camera views of the athletic event.

Mobile Viewpoint's 5G-enabled encoders send camera feeds to the cloud across a secure, low-latency 5G private network and IP LAN. The director can pick camera feeds for the program stream fully in the cloud, utilizing BT Sport's virtualized production process. This cloud-based installation illustrates Mobile Viewpoint's capacity to bring new cost and operating advantages for distant manufacturing operations.

Vislink's long-standing expertise in COFDM-based wireless technologies was bolstered last year with the inclusion of Mobile Viewpoint 5G technology capabilities. Vislink now has a best-of-breed portfolio of resilient and efficient solutions for a broad range of deployment situations thanks to the integration of these technologies.

Following on from the world's first stand-alone private 5G network for sports broadcasting during the British MotoGP 2021 Grand Prix, this current public demonstration signals another step forward in the company's 5G wireless technology leadership. Vislink and Mobile Viewpoint showed the world's first glass-to-glass All-IP wireless and virtualized manufacturing during this experiment, which was arranged by BT Sport and BT Media & Broadcast. This momentous trial has now established the future course for live event streaming.

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