Dejero Advances its Cloud-Based Management System

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

LIVE+ Control adds real-time analytics, flexible usage reporting and GV STRATUS integration

Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that simplify the transport of live video and real-time data across remote or mobile IP networks, has introduced a series of new enhancements to its LIVE+ Control management system. The update, which is linked to the release of version 4.0 of LIVE+ Core software, will be unveiled at NAB Show 2016.

"LIVE+ Control is a powerful operational tool to centrally and remotely manage a broadcaster’s contribution assets," said Brian Cram, CEO at Dejero. "With the latest update, we’ve added to the management, monitoring, and routing capabilities to provide users with even greater insights into the usage and performance of their field transmitters."

LIVE+ Control simplifies the workflows of going live from remote locations and transporting recorded content to the broadcast facility over bonded IP networks including cellular, Wi-Fi, Ethernet or satellite. The simple-to-use web interface allows operators to quickly identify, geolocate, and remotely control transmitters, configure on-premises and cloud servers, monitor both the mix and the health of the IP network connections, and route content to SDI or online playout workflows. 

The latest update enhances monitoring and reporting capabilities, displaying real-time analytics of network connection performance and overall transmission quality for each Dejero transmitter. This information allows operators in the broadcast facility to assess the shot and optimize transmitter settings before beginning the remote broadcast. Combined with geolocation information, the success of historic shots from specific locations can also be reviewed to help plan future shots.

Users can now define, filter, and save specific reports, aggregating transmitter details and usage for historical live streams, recorded clips, and file transfers to understand utilization patterns by hour, day, month or year. Reports can be customized to focus on specific transmitters and timeframes, providing stations and groups with the level of detail they require.

As previously announced, Dejero has collaborated with Grass Valley to embed LIVE+ Control into the GV STRATUS video production and content management system. This allows users to move recorded clips from a LIVE+ Broadcast Server to the STRATUS Express server. Files are automatically transcoded to the desired format for previewing and use. Working together, Dejero and Grass Valley are simplifying the overall file-based workflow to meet the needs of news production.

Dejero will demonstrate the new functionality of LIVE+ Control, along with the extensions added to the LIVE+ Core software at booth N2918 during NAB Show 2016, from April 18 to 21 in Las Vegas. 

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