Teradek&s Livestreaming Box series gets a new model after years. The biggest innovation of VidiU Go is probably the support of H.265/HEVC (in addition to streaming via H.264/AVC), which allows a more efficient transmission of the video (same picture quality at low data rate or better picture quality at same data rate - more about this in our basic article How does live streaming work? basic knowledge and setup. Previously, HEVC streaming was reserved for Teradek&s higher-priced professional solutions.
Teradek&s Node for VidiU Go Modem can be connected to the two USB ports to stream live over the mobile network via Ethernet or WLAN via cellular bonding via 3G/4G/LTE if there is no connection to the network. Cellular bonding uses several mobile phone connections in parallel to achieve sufficient bandwidth. This requires a paid subscription to Teradek&s Sharelink or Core Platform, which combine the various data streams, possibly also convert HEVC to AVC (core) and forward it to the (or the) actual livestreaming server. Especially the new ability to stream HEVC will probably be used for bonding, because e.g. YouTube and Facbook do not (yet) support input via HEVC streaming.
Teradek VidiU Go with two node modems
VidiU Go has both HDMI and SDI inputs for the camera output and a USB-C port for the power supply, e.g. from external Li-Ion batteries. Via the associated Live:Air Action or VidiU iOS App the video stream can be monitored and the settings of the box can be changed. VidiU Go will be shipped in May for around 1,5000, and the associated Node 3G/4G/LTE modem, which can be attached to the side of the VidiU Go, will cost around .