Cingular Gets Real 3G Video
Sep 28, 2005, 1:07 PM by (staff)
Cingular today announced they have chosen Real Networks to provide streaming video technology for their 3G network. Under their new Online TV brand, Real will provide the tools for Cingular's content partners to encode the video and audio, then host that on their Helix streaming servers. They will also provide the player for phones to playback all compatible content, which includes Real Audio, Real Video and 3GPP. Cingular has not announced content partners, however a number of media outlets including Rolling Stone and Rhapsody already provide Real with content Cingular could use. Cingular's 3G launch, including handsets with this new video service is still scheduled for later this year.
AT&T Resurrects the 'Cingular' Brand for Flip Phone
AT&T recently added the Cingular Flip to its lineup of inexpensive feature phones. The phone is made by TeleEpoch and bears the model number M3620, but AT&T named it the Cingular Flip to give it some visibility.
Facebook Fully Commits to Live Video with New Tools
Facebook today significantly expanded the capabilities of its Live Video feature by adding more ways to connect and share with viewers. First, users can now broadcast live video to small groups or schedule live video events in advance.
YouTube Live-Streaming Gains Real-Time Captions
Google today updated YouTube with several new features centered on live-streaming. First, replays of live streams will now include a replay of the accompanying chat.
Chrome to Support HDR Video Playback
Google today provided an update on the progress it has made with the Chrome browser over the last year and offered a peek at some features that will arrive later this year. To start, Chrome now supports play/pause, rewind, and fast forward controls for audio and video.
Cingular has lots of cool stuff coming down the pipeline
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