Roland’s V-160HD is a tremendous live streaming and switching solution to give your professional production a cutting edge with all the latest and greatest features. Roland recently did a great article on their blog about Rommel “RomeDigs” Reyes, who is an on the go lifestyle streamer. He works in the highest qualities, and keeps hopping from place to place without sacrificing this quality, with the V-160HD.
Reyes had an Internet TV network before working with Roland, producing shows Monday through Friday, using a VR-3. Now that the world has moved on to wireless broadcasting, he has also upgraded his gear, sticking with switchers from Roland the whole time.
"To this day, I still utilize the VR-4HD as my backup. It's my parachute, my security blanket. The audio inputs are great, and the video quality and keying are incredible. How it connects to streaming is seamless. I’ve used Roland Pro A/V gear on all my broadcast media productions. They range from film, TV, and live music events to award shows and sports programs."
V-160HD In the Field
Reyes appreciates the versatility and the power of the V-160HD. It has SDI and HDMI inputs, as well as special effects, sequence control for your graphics, and more.
He first used the device to cover a festival, Stern Grove, in San Francisco. The festival ran for three months during the summer, with a line up that included Joan Jett, and Thundercat. This job required a reliable switcher, that would deliver day in and day out. With the eight SDI inputs on the V-160HD and the LED screen for supreme confidence monitoring, this switcher was a no brainer.