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ITV conducts webinar on content production during lockdown

The theme was ‘Challenges in producing news and entertainment in the times of lockdown and Covid20

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MUMBAI: Broadcasters and OTTs are trying their best to keep the show running amid the restrictions of social distancing in the wake of the Covid2019 pandemic. In this context, indiantelevision.com  organised a webinar on 5 May, 2020 to help the fraternity to tide over the current crisis in production. The theme of the webinar was ‘Challenges in producing news and entertainment in the times of lockdown and Covid2019'.

The webinar featured TVU Networks, a technology and market leader in IP- and cloud-based live video solutions. TVU demonstrated how remote and effective TVU technology can be used as a production tool to run news bulletin/shows from remote locations, without having to use a studio.

The webinar enabled programme heads/CTOs to share ideas and acquire industry-leading knowledge, insights, knowhow and expertise.

Those who attended the webinar are:

Jared Timmins, SVP Solutions, TVU Networks,

Devendra Maurya, technical head, TV9 Networks

Sukanta Rana, Head technical & engineering, Odisha Television

Hoicho VP – content Anindo Banerjee

Ajit Nambiar, chief promo director, Asianet News Network.

Senior TV journalist Bhupendra Chaubey

Manish Sharma, Sr VP broadcast technology and operations, ABP News Network

Fakt Marathi co-promoter Shirish Pattanshetty

Bijumohan R from Mathrubhumi Television

The session was moderated by Indian Television Group founder, CEO and editor-in-chief Anil Wanvari.  

The Mountain View, California-headquartered TVU has been working is technology and market leader in IP- and cloud-based live video solutions. It is working with India broadcasters through its Business Continuity Initiative to help identify and offer the tools needed by customers to help sustain businesses while supporting the larger local community during this unprecedented time. As a part of this initiative, TVU is providing TV stations with the TVU Anywhere mobile app for reporting and anchoring, TVU Producer for cloud-based production and TVU Grid for video pool feeds and cross-sharing of video content for free through the end of May 2020.

TUV associates with news stations and government offices in certain countries, including the USA, to set up video pool feeds using TVU Grid, TVU’s IP switching, routing and distribution solution, to streamline the sharing of critical information on Covid2019.

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