Making sense of mobile video

Quinnell, Richard A.
October 2006
Portable Design;Oct2006, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p12
The article focuses on the efforts made by application providers in entering the market of mobile video. Several methods for adding video have been developed ranging from simple content streaming to full commercial television broadcast. Podcast has been derived from the Apple iPod video playback unit in which the unit receives the video content in bulk over an Internet connection through wireless fidelity and Bluetooth. The approach which industry seeks is to broadcast digital television aiming at cellular telephone handsets. This approach does not use the cellular network, requiring instead the creation of an entirely new network for broadcasting the signals using different frequencies and protocols rather than cellular phones.


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