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JVC ProHD Bridge

The ProHD Wireless Bridge is the ideal IP solution for covering news, sports and events—virtually any live broadcast where camera mobility and high reliability are paramount. It combines powerful 5GHz camera modules with a mobile-mounted dual aggregated modem uplink that delivers your camera signals securely to your broadcast facility anywhere in the world. Whether you're streaming from one camera or several, the Bridge delivers perfectly encoded HD content with low latency and reliability that meets or exceeds the performance of typical bonded solutions.

JVC believes that remote broadcasting begins in the camera. That's why we've designed our cameras with built-in encoders that feature the highly regarded Zixi error correction, automatic repeat request, and variable bit rate control. And with the encoder built-in, the camera operator gets viewfinder status indications of the remote connection and outgoing stream quality. Built-in 2 channel IFB communication is possible with some camera models.


After thorough testing, JVC's engineers have determined that the roof-top cellular connection is superior to that found in portable bonded systems. In a ProHD Wireless Bridge system, your vehicle becomes the remote broadcasting hub, receiving signals from one or more field cameras and relaying them to your broadcast facility through an advanced access point and cellular uplink. JVC has designed a high-performance array of 4 diversity high-gain cellular antennas connected to a cellular uplink that aggregates signals from 2 mobile carriers. The WB-CELL200 Cellular Uplink creates a virtual private network (VPN) letting you not only securely transmit camera signals, but also providing a high speed mobile hotspot that can be used by your field staff to access newsroom systems, submit stories, upload files, etc.

A separate antenna and mobile access point (WB-MAP100) receive the 5GHz signal from the cameras and other network devices and deliver them to the cellular uplink. All of the electronics and antennas are securely mounted to the roof assembly and are IP67 (moisture) rated and designed for harsh mobile environments. Installation is a snap. Only 12V power is needed.


In your facility, the BPL-380 router aggregates up to 20 cellular uplinks. This means that you can equip all of the vehicles in your fleet with ProHD Bridge systems, and point them all to a single IP address in your facility. Combined with the BR-800 ProHD Broadcaster and BR-DE800 ProHD Decoder, and you'll have the most convenient, affordable and reliable wide-deployment mobile back haul system available.