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NEWS MOVE & DELIVER Newsgathering Dejero has unveiled its LIVE+ NewsBook software for Mac notebooks. The software transforms a Mac notebook into a highly versatile “go-anywhere” video uplink device for transmitting live HD or SD video feeds - as well as recorded and edited fi les - back to a broadcast facility. “[It] is the perfect solution for fi eld reporters and foreign correspondents who need to travel with as little gear as possible,” said Brian Cram, chief executive of Dejero. “With NewsBook’s simple user interface that makes it easy to capture and transmit broadcast-quality content, covering breaking news cost-effectively from remote locations has never been easier.” The NewsBook software bonds multiple cellular, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and satellite connections to create an aggregated data path for the transmission of high quality, reliable and low-latency video. www.dejero.com Environmental issues Thomson Video Networks has launched the CONVINcE project, a consortium of 18 partners in fi ve European countries (France, Finland, Romania, Sweden and Turkey) that will spend 30 months looking at ways to reduce the carbon footprint of the information, communications, and technology (ICT) industry. Thomson will lead the consortium, whose immediate focus will be on creating an end-to-end approach for reducing the power consumption in IP-based video networks from the headend where content is encoded and streamed to the devices at which it is consumed, also considering the core and access networks. www.thomson-networks.com 32 | KITPLUS - THE TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 96 DECEMBER 2014 TV ad syncing Wywy has appointed a new account director and account manager to lead a UK expansion. Former OMD International digital account manager Will Miller is appointed account director while Max Truman, formerly of digital media brand Arena, is now account Manager. The duo will be tasked with fostering new partnerships and strengthening existing relationships with brands looking to maximise their TV advertising strategy. Wywy offers TV syncing advertising technology and real-time TV ad tracking. www.wywy.com