Powered by LiveU’s multi-processor video encoding engine and weighing around 1 kg (2.2 lbs), LU500, represents the ultimate uplink device for professional newsgathering. With its proprietary internal antenna the LU500 optimizes available bandwidth to deliver broadcast-quality, resilient live HD video transmission for 24/7 news and events coverage on-the-move and in fixed locations. The LU500 combines high performance and portability with an end-to-end boot-up time of less than one minute. The unit supports Anton Bauer, V-Lock, PAG, and LiveU’s internal swappable batteries and offers advanced remote control functions via the LiveU Central management platform LU500, with the new multi-media processors, offers up to fourteen network links including six-eight internal bonded connections. The unit can be connected to the LiveU Xtender external antenna for extra-resiliency in challenging conditions, and connected to satellite equipment to create a hybrid cellular/satellite solution for guaranteed bandwidth in remote areas. The LU500 can also support additional optional modems via external USB ports. The LU500 is the latest product solution within LiveU Connect, LiveU’s single multi-layered live video ecosystem, which includes: front-end field acquisition cellular bonding products; back-end servers; and the LiveU Central management platform that allows full configuration, control and monitoring of the entire ecosystem and content via any browser-supported device.