Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System
|Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System|
|Country||United States of America|
|Branch||United States Third Army|
|Role||Media and public relations|
The Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, acronym DVIDS, is an American media and public relations operation run by the Defense Media Activity (Defense Media Activity), on behalf of the Department of Defense. The operation supports all branches of the U.S. military and its coalition partners serving Worldwide.
DVIDS receives public affairs and combat camera content and live video feeds from a network of portable Ku-band satellite transmitters, located in various places around the world, as well as in a hub in Atlanta, Georgia. DVIDS provides to the media and the public videos, photographs and print products, including publications, as well as interviews with service members, commanders and non-military experts. DVIDS currently uses Aspera software for its data and imagery transmission and storage needs.
Private sector partners
- FAQ DVIDS website
- dvidshub. YouTube.
- The Red Bull Express, newsletter of the 34th Infantry Division
- "Round-Up" (PDF). Newsletter of US Regional Command Southwest, Afghanistan.
- About DVIDS DVIDS website
- Press release Asperasodt.com
- "Personnel". dvidshub.net.
- Champsaur, Angie (September 2010). "The First Line of Defense" (PDF). Encompass Digital Media.