When I was first approached about reviewing the new LiveU Solo I admit, I was skeptical.
I have seen LiveU units used throughout the industry for several years. On election day 2016, I spent most of the day at WSB-TV in Atlanta and they were using LiveU units all over the state. Literally, they were covering a major trial in the southern part of the state and used another unit in the north to cover the election. I was impressed but thought “that’s something, we will never be able to do.” Boy was I wrong.
The LiveU solo is a bonded video encoder that allows you to stream to a variety of services including the obvious Facebook and YouTube. Bonded video encoders are the best way to make sure you stay live. The units use multiple network connections to maintain a solid transmission despite changes in location or other problems that plague live streams. The LiveU Solo can bond a wireless signal, a wired internet connection, and up to Two cellular modems. This allows the LiveU Solo to produce a high definition video stream without pushing too much data over a poor connection, instead balanceing load across multiple interfaces...[continue reading]