Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 16:17 CEST
Finland is the first to experience optimized mobile TV with the Nokia N77 multimedia computer. Later this month also Vietnam and India will start shipments of the Nokia N77. Consumers will now be able to keep up to date with news and sports and enjoy their favorite TV shows live on the move. The affordable Nokia N77 comes in a stylish and pocketable form factor with complete Nokia Nseries functionalities. "The Nokia N77 takes TV out of the living room," said Jonas Geust, head of Nokia Nseries Players Category, Multimedia, Nokia. "The wide 2.4" flat screen and high quality stereo sound makes it the ideal personal mobile device for enjoying TV programs on the go."
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Comments: 0Friday, August 24th 2007 - 15:09 CEST
Contestants on Big Brother 8 may be housebound, but fans of the hit TV show can follow the drama of this season’s final four weeks live, wherever they are. Marking the first time content from a primetime television show has aired live and continuously on mobile handsets in the United States. CBS Mobile, Verizon Wireless and MediaFLO USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, have teamed up to provide a new channel dedicated to Big Brother 8. The channel will air a real-time, 24/7 feed of the activity inside the Big Brother House from August 19 through the season finale on Sept. 18, 2007.
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Comments: 0Thursday, August 23rd 2007 - 15:10 CEST
With fantasy football season kicking into high gear, die-hard pigskin fans can count on The 5-Minute Drill to deliver weekly quick-strike analysis, sure-fire recommendations and winning strategies on the teams and players who matter the most. The 5-Minute Drill is the first and only fantasy football video series available on any iPhone, iPod, Apple TV and computer. For nearly 15 million fantasy football fanatics and newcomers alike, The 5-Minute Drill - with Footballguys hosts Cecil Lammey and Sigmund Bloom - provides lightening-speed analysis and tips to help fans make their weekly decisions, including how to maneuver the draft, trades and waivers to keep their teams in championship contention.
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Comments: 0Thursday, August 2nd 2007 - 12:06 CEST
DivX announced the DivX Certification of the Samsung Ultra Video (Samsung SGH-F508) mobile phone, an innovative handset device that features stylish design and cutting-edge multimedia experiences, including high-quality DivX video playback. The DivX Certification of the Samsung F508 ensures true interoperability between the device and the over 90 million DivX Certified consumer electronics devices in the world today. The Ultra Video SGH-F508 is the second mobile phone from Samsung to attain DivX Certification. One of Samsung's popular Ultra Edition handsets, the F508’s large, swiveling LCD screen gives users the optimal video watching experience.
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Comments: 0Monday, July 9th 2007 - 22:32 CEST
Origin Digital announced video applications for distribution to the Apple iPhone. Origin Digital offers tools to capture, convert, and deliver video to a broad range of platforms and devices in both live and on-demand formats. Supporting the new iPhone further expands the company’s strategy to be the platform of choice for multi-platform video distribution. Origin Digital provides software and services for Broadband, IPTV and enhanced 3GP mobile platforms. “Our business model supports the delivery of content simultaneously to television, Web and video podcasting, providing a fresh experience to our weekly new home show viewers,” explained Andy Robson, Executive Producer at Fine New Homes.
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Comments: 0Saturday, July 7th 2007 - 12:36 CEST
Collectible Concepts Group, Inc. and Wi-Fi TV Inc. jointly announced that Collectible Concepts has become one of the first companies in the world to use video on the new iPhone for commerce. “The Collectible Concepts Wi-Fi TV Station, our global Internet TV station which is distributed on Wi-Fi TV, has now made a promotional video available for download to iPhone, iPod and AppleTV. This is a great new way to bring our licensed sports, military and other collectibles to an ever larger audience, and a way to set Collectible Concepts apart from the competition,” said Paul Lipschutz, President of CCNG. The Collectible Concepts video can be downloaded for the Wi-Fi TV iTunes store.
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Comments: 0Thursday, May 3rd 2007 - 21:11 CEST
Watch live TV from the US, UK, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Netherlands and other countries. So whatever you would've watched on the sofa, you can watch elsewhere instead. In the room next door, down the pub, or on the beach a thousand miles away. Take your favourite tv-series, talkshow, sport events or news programs with you on your portable device. The most affordable way to get your television content in your pocket. No subscription, no bundled data-plan, just a purchase of software.
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Comments: 0Monday, April 16th 2007 - 13:12 CEST
To encourage greater adoption of broadcast mobile TV services and accelerate service deployment, Samsung and Nokia announced they will work to achieve interoperability among their DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcast - Handheld) enabled mobile devices and the open standards based Nokia network services system. The handset manufacturers will work together to support solutions based on the open OMA BCAST standard available for operator partners interested in deploying multi-vendor mobile TV services and trials in 2007 and onward.
Comments: 0Thursday, April 5th 2007 - 21:25 CEST
DiBcom, a fabless semiconductor company that designs high-performance chipsets, and SkyCross, a global wireless company providing antenna-centric RF solutions, announced a collaboration to provide complete, integrated mobile TV solutions that are compliant with the current worldwide Digital Video Broadcast standards, DVB-T and DVB-H. This solution provides device manufacturers with an alternative to the current designs that must employ an external antenna, as well as a way to optimize reception quality based on the expertise and system design knowledge of both companies.
Comments: 0Tuesday, February 20th 2007 - 23:50 CET
Vodafone, Telefonica, Orange, and 3UK announced the results of their successful joint technical trial of TDtv. TDtv is the UMTS TD-CDMA-3GPP Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Services (MBMS) standard for mobile television solutions. The trial provided valuable insights into the technology's capability and successfully demonstrated how existing spectrum can be deliver mobile television and other multimedia services.
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