Feb 18th 2015

Vislink announces the global launch of future-proof platform for newsgathering

Hemel Hempstead, UK, 18th February 2015 – VISLINK, the leading global technology provider specialising in the collection, management and delivery of high quality video and associated data, has today announced the upcoming international launch of its NewStream multi-mode mobile vehicle transmission system at CABSAT 2015.

To cater for the global broadcast market, the NewStream now features a new antenna array offering unparalleled levels of performance within the industry, providing greater than 72% efficiency across all cellular bands. The upgraded NewStream is also equipped with a universal modem design for use on a variety of frequency bands outside the United States.

“The NewStream is a multi-mode system intended to give today’s broadcasters the flexibility to transmit multiple video streams at once,” said Michael Payne, VISLINK’s President of the Americas and Group CTO. “With its cellular, microwave and satellite transmission capabilities, and the ability to operate on multiple frequency bands, the NewStream offers the ultimate newsgathering platform through a single, compact rack mounted unit.”

As part of the VISLINK portfolio, the NewStream can easily integrate with a variety of other VISLINK uplink products for additional data and video applications. Designed to meet both current and future demands, and based on a future-proof platform, the NewStream also offers broadcasters a clear upgrade path to multi-channel newsgathering. With a vendor-agnostic design, the NewStream can easily provide multi-channel support to any existing newsgathering system.

The NewStream also complements VISLINK’s broad range of portable point-to-point microwave broadcast equipment as well as the portable and rugged MSAT satellite data terminal, ideal for first-on-scene satellite newsgathering.

The NewStream is ready to ship and initial orders are already being filled. For more information on the NewStream system, or any other VISLINK product, visit VISLINK at CABSAT 2015, Stand G3-30.