July 11, 2011
ABC Owned Station WLS-TV Purchases Dejero LIVE Platforms for Live Mobile Newsgathering
WLS-TV Chicago Invest in First Response Video Solution to Transmit Across 4G/3G/WiFi/ Ethernet
WATERLOO, ON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Today Dejero Labs Inc. announced
that ABC Owned station WLS-TV in Chicago has purchased multiple Dejero
LIVE Platform systems with mobile 4G wireless capability that transmit
live SD/HD video and transfer files remotely. The award-winning Dejero
LIVE Platform is the mobile video transmission solution with the
ability to broadcast live video across 4G/3G/WiFi wireless networks and
Ethernet direct. This innovative transmission solution also integrates
store and forward capabilities that upload clips, photos and files.
trust us to bring them breaking news first," explained Kal Hassan, VP
and Director of Engineering of WLS-TV. "We chose the Dejero LIVE
Platform as an added asset for our newsgathering tool box. Our crews
can go live quickly with streaming video if cellular, WiFi or Ethernet
networks are available. Additionally, news packages can be sent to the
station using the integrated non-realtime store and forward
capabilities. Although not a panacea for all situations, it enhances
our news gathering capabilities."
"WLS-TV is the number one news station in their market," said Dan Mance,
Dejero CEO. "Their investment in the Dejero LIVE Platform supports
their drive to be news leaders with a more flexible solution for live
and remote file-based transmission."
The Dejero LIVE Platform comprises three components: the Dejero LIVE
Mobile Transmitter is a portable hand held HD/SD transmitter that
connects to a camera and goes live with the push of a button; the
Dejero LIVE Video Manager, the online manager that connects
transmitters to video receiving servers; and the Dejero LIVE Video
Server, the receiving unit that typically resides in a studio rack to
decode the live video transmission for ingest.
Dejero, located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, introduces a new era in
live television broadcasting through its award-winning portable
wireless LIVE Platform. Innovative engineering from wireless experts
combined with input from experienced broadcasters have produced the
Dejero Platform. The revolutionary Platform gives greater mobility,
including access to locations such as airports, high security areas,
rooftop events and can even broadcast from a moving vehicle. Dejero
expands broadcast newsgathering capabilities.
SOURCE Dejero Labs Inc.