October 12th, 2005

MobiTV on New Palm TX

If you read all the way down to Palm’s announcement on their new Palm TX, you’ll see that it supports MobiTV. I’ve watched MobiTV on a Treo recently, and I think it looks great even over a cellular network. When I watched it a year ago, I was pretty disappointed by the experience – but not today. Many have argued that Wi-Fi lacks QoS for voice and video, but this application doesn’t require much bandwidth so I’d expect it to be pretty good. Our data shows that as screen size goes up on portable devices so does consumer interest in watching “live” TV streamed to the device. Idetic also has some stuff (e.g., faster channel switching) in the works that will make this experince even better over time.

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