Mobile DTV Standard Approved, Samsung Intros Mobile DTV Chip
The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has approved the Mobile DTV mobile broadcast standard. The standard will allow mobile devices such as phones and laptops to receive free-to-air digital television that is broadcast by local stations. Devices with Mobile DTV receivers will be able to tune in and watch local programming, and also receive emergency alerts and even some on-demand content. The Open Mobile Video Coalition, which is an industry association made up from 800 broadcast stations, says that it is preparing Mobile DTV programming for broadcast. In conjunction with the ATSC announcement, Samsung introduced its first Mobile DTV chip, which it expects will be used in devices such as mobile phones, car-mounted televisions and portable media players.
Liveblog: Sprint's Summer Announcement
Sprint has gathered the tech press for a major announcement. We're in Chicago today, ready to bring the news to you live from the Museum of Broadcast History.
Verizon Zero-Rates Its Fios Mobile Video App
Verizon Wireless today said the company's Fios home internet and television customers can stream an unlimited amount of live and recorded shows over LTE without impacting their monthly data allotment. Specifically, Fios customers can use the Fios Mobile app on their smartphones and tablets to watch 140 channels of live television, movies, and stored DVR content.
Instagram Now Lets You Save Live Videos to Camera Roll
Instagram today made it possible to save live video broadcasts to your phone's local gallery. Live videos that are broadcast to Instagram eventually disappear from the app, but now users can elect to store videos on their phone for safekeeping.
Twitter's Periscope App Reaches Android
Twitter today made its Periscope live-streaming video application available to Android devices. The app lets people broadcast a live video feed to their Twitter followers, who can join or leave feeds at will, as well as rate them with hearts.
Sony Xperia Phones Can Now Broadcast Games to Twitch
Sony today announced a new partnership with Twitch that will let select Xperia smartphones broadcast gameplay directly to Twitch. Twitch has allowed Android devices to view gameplay before, Sony's Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4, and Xperia Z4v smartphones, and the Xperia Z4 Tablet can now push Android games to Twitch live.
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