WLS-TV acquires Dejero LIVE platforms for live mobile newsgathering

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 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.

“WLS-TV is the dominant news
organization in Chicago and our viewers trust us to bring them breaking news
first,” said 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,” Hassan

“WLS-TV is the number one news
station in their market,” said Dan Mance, CEO of Dejero. “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

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.

By TelecomLead.com Team
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