Utilizing sophisticated Cross Lock VPN technology, Live Shot is able to make use of even the most challenging 3G/4G, Wi-Fi, and satellite networks to maintain a secure and stable connection.Used by TV stations, networks, sports franchises, and government organizations for a wide range of applications, Live Shot is ideal for streaming low-latency broadcast quality audio and video from anywhere internet is available.“Live Shot has enabled us to cover live events from almost anywhere.The Hub provides additional 3G bandwidth and, because of Live Shot’s advanced dynamic aggregation capabilities, the Hub also provides modem redundancy – as the camera moves, Live Shot will continuously adjust the amount of contribution from each modem.Additional connection options Beyond 4G and 3G cellular connections, Live Shot can utilize many other types of networks.Being able to shift from fiber, which can be difficult to access, to a modem-based system, we’ve been able to broadcast all kinds of new things live to people who may not be able to attend. Supplied with Anton-Bauer gold mounts, and modifiable with a V-mount plate, Live Shot is designed to sandwich between a professional video camera and a battery (though it can be hooked up to any camera with an HDMI port, and carried in any way imaginable).Powered from the battery or by an external AC power supply, Live Shot weighs 3 pounds and consumes 8 watts of power.
Additionally, when the Live Shot Hub is connected, two more USB ports are available (4 in total).
But the number of USB cellular data devices offered by cell phone providers is dramatically decreasing in favor of cellular Wi-Fi Hotspots.
Additionally, many of the off-the-shelf modems offered by carriers are not designed to meet the rigorous demands of the 24/7 news cycle.
Live Shot encodes and decodes video to the H.264 codec standard, which is the state-of-the-art codec for high quality video using low network bandwidth. Within the standard, several lesser-quality profiles are available to conserve processing power.
For optimal video quality, Live Shot encodes with H.264 HIGH profile.