Bringing Bonded Transmission to Mobile Phones & Tablets
Incorporating Version 6.0, LiveU's major software release, the LU-Smart mobile app offers the very latest in bonded transmission technology for smartphones and tablets. LU-Smart enables any mobile journalist to cover live HD news from the field using their own mobile device.
LU-Smart boasts an attractive new GUI with restructured menus, superior camera features, including auto focus/manual focus, exposure control and grid, and support for bluetooth audio devices. The mobile app bonds internal Wi-Fi and cellular connections to reach optimal video quality.
LU-Smart supports the most popular iPhone and Android phones, including: iPhone 5s and higher; Samsung Galaxy S4, S5, S6, S6-Edge, and S7; LG G3; Google Nexus 5 and 6; and Huawei P8 and P9.
IOS: iOS 8 and higher on iPhone 5S, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, & SE, and iPad 4 and Air
ANDROID: Android 5.0 and higher on Samsung Galaxy S4, S5, S6, S6-Edge, and S7; LG G3; Google Nexus 5 and 6
ENCODING: Adaptive Rate Video encoding
OUTPUT RESOLUTION: 480i (4x3 and 16x9), 720p, 1080i
FORMAT: Advanced Audio Coding (AAC)
SAMPLE RATE: 48Khz
CHANNELS: 2 (mono duplicated to stereo)
LiveU's innovative SmartGRIP device holds a chargeable battery and MiFi channel (or any other mobile hotspot), which is bonded together with the smartphone’s internal 3G/4G connection to combine two cellular connections beyond the smartphone, boosting live video transmission time, quality, reliability and performance.
The LU-Smart enables high-quality, reliable live video transmission on-the-move. Operators can combine available networks to support connection to an external MiFi, enabling the bonding of two cellular connections in a single smartphone. In this way users can bond the phones' internal 3G/4G with external 3G/4G for a very fast uplink
The LiveU Go-Plan gives broadcasters the opportunity to maximize their content gathering potential by providing LiveU software access to unlimited users within the organization. Broadcasters are able to purchase a pool of data every month for use among as many LU-Smart, LU-Lite and integrated Panasonic devices as they need. Now everyone, from production assistant to journalist to camera person can go live at anytime from anywhere in the world.