TVU Networks, a technology and market leader in IP-based live video solutions, today announced its collaboration with Full Sail University, an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing degrees in entertainment, media, arts and technology. Full Sail’s Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting decided to integrate a number of TVU solutions into its curriculum in keeping with the university’s mission to provide students with real-world experience.
Full Sail University’s Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting offers a Bachelor’s degree program created in partnership with the Emmy award-winning sportscaster and radio personality Dan Patrick. The curricula of the program is designed with the primary focus of preparing the next generation of sportscasting talent by embracing storytelling and applying modern-day content creation techniques through real-word, hands-on educational experiences. After thorough testing, the program selected TVU solutions in tandem with its curriculum.
Students within the degree program are equipped with TVU One, the mobile live video transmitter using patented technology to deliver high-quality, low-latency feeds, and TVU Anywhere, the mobile app turning smart devices into professional live video transmitters. The students will use the TVU transmitters in the field to capture ‘live shots’ while sending video feeds back to the in-house TVU transceiver for sportscasting productions and streaming.
“These TVU solutions were incredibly flexible and easy to use, which made for a smooth learning process for our students,” said Gus Ramsey, Program Director of Full Sail University’s Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting. “By setting up and using this equipment in a true-to-life way, the students were able to understand how these tools worked and can apply the classroom curriculum to real-life scenarios.”
“We’re honored Full Sail University selected TVU and our solutions are contributing to the education of future sportscasters,” said Kyle Luther, VP of Sales, North America, TVU Networks. “Our equipment has been successfully used for daily coverage by some of the largest sports and news broadcasters in the world.”
About TVU Networks
TVU Networks has over 3,000 customers globally. The TVU Networks family of IP transmission and live production solutions gives broadcasters and organizations a powerful and reliable workflow to distribute live video content to broadcast, online and mobile platforms. TVU has become a critical part of the operations of many major media companies. The TVU Networks suite of solutions has been used to acquire, transmit, produce, manage and distribute professional-quality live IP HD footage as an integral part of news, sports and major global events. For more information about TVU Networks solutions, please visit www.tvunetworks.com.
About Full Sail University
Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in entertainment, media, arts and technology. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has received accolades throughout its 40-year history, including most recently: One of the 2019 “Top Graduate & Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design” by The Princeton Review, one of the 2019 “Top 50 Film Schools” by The Wrap Magazine, and the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges also named Full Sail the 2019 “School/College of the Year.”
Full Sail University is a graduate and undergraduate degree-granting institution offering on-campus and online degree programs in areas related to Art & Design, Business, Film & Television, Games, Media & Communications, Music & Recording, Sports, and Technology. With over 70,000+ graduates worldwide, Full Sail alumni have worked on countless award-winning projects with individual recognition including OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Video Game Award honors.
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