TVU Networks and FedNet Launch Joint Real-Time Video Content Service

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Free trial offers access to live streams, archived search and clipping tool in time for U.S. Election Day

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Oct. 29, 2020 – TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, and FedNet, a multi-media news organization covering the U.S. Congress since 1994, today announced an advanced broadcast and web-ready content service to assist broadcasters with locating and clipping real-time video sources from Capitol Hill in reaction to Election Day and beyond.

Using its extensive broadcast video network throughout Capitol Hill, FedNet provides comprehensive coverage of congressional activities for broadcast and web-based clients. TVU is also providing use of its TVU Search feature, which will allow producers to find and clip video content from FedNet’s video feeds and other news source providers in real time. FedNet’s live streams will be available to TVU Grid subscribers and news organizations interested in obtaining FedNet content.

TVU Networks and FedNet have launched a content service to assist broadcasters with video sources from Capitol Hill. Photos courtesy of FedNet.

“Our content shows how the U.S. Congress is influencing the world. This service is a game changer for broadcast and print news organizations who need to build news stories rapidly using content from FedNet’s daily congressional coverage,” explained Keith Carney, president, FedNet.

“Together with FedNet, we are providing real-time and archived access to clips needed for efficient production for coverage before, during, and after the U.S. election,” added Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks. “This service is designed to help news organizations effectively create stories using real-time content from the actual story’s origin.”

TVU and FedNet are offering customers a free one-week trial of the service. Register at www.tvunetworks.com/2020-us-elections-campaign/.

About FedNet

FedNet is a credentialed news organization and the leading provider of broadcast multi-media content of the U.S. Congress. Boasting a robust video network throughout the Capitol complex for use in broadcast and web-based production. FedNet’s reputation for solid, innovative products and quality production of footage for a wide client base has persisted, and its capabilities at the intersection of multimedia, the federal government, and Congress have been sought after by a range of clients. Learn more at FedNet.net.

About TVU Networks®

TVU Networks is a global organization with more than 3,000 customers using its IP and cloud-based workflow solutions across multiple industries including news, entertainment media, sports, corporate, streaming, houses of worship and government. Through the use of AI and automation driven technology, TVU helps broadcasters realize an efficient metadata and story-centric workflow through its TVU MediaMind platform for live video content acquisition, indexing, production, distribution and management. The company has been on the forefront of developing the tools needed to revolutionize and streamline the Media Supply Chain. TVU is a critical part of the operations of many major media companies worldwide and is a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner.