Metro Detroit: Newsmakers March 1, 2010

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WDIV Detroit has been a pioneer in using Streambox's software-based encoder for IP-based newsgathering in both the Detroit area and internationally. The station relies on it instead of traditional microwave and satellite links to backhaul coverage for both TV newscasts and its Website. The NBC affiliate, owned by Post-Newsweek, has used Streambox to cover everything from a local long-distance yacht race to the aftermath of January's massive earthquake in Haiti, combining it with both wireless EVDO data cards and BGAN broadband satellite transmitters. This winter, WDIV took its use of the Streambox system one step further in an effort to improve its local severe-weather coverage. The station reached a deal with Michigan roadway authorities to place video-capable 3G smartphones loaded with Streambox software in 25 plow trucks... Streaming Snowplows Circle Detroit (Mon, 3/1)

 

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This page contains a single entry by Mike Austerman published on March 1, 2010 7:56 PM.

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