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Are you ready for yet another option in the mobile TV space? We're guessing that FLO TV hasn't even had enough time to really get a grip, but starting on May 3rd, hundreds of TV viewers in Washington, D.C. will be able to experience Mobile Digital TV.After being tested in various markets for the better part of a year, the Mobile DTV technology is just about ready for its first wide-scale rollout, promising to bring D.C. residents their favorite TV shows on the go. The main benefit here is that this isn't much different than OTA signals now; if you use an antenna to grab ABC, NBC, CBS or FOX from your local broadcasters, this will work similarly but on mobile devices. Mobile DTV-capable phones,... Read more...
Mobile DTV quietly became a reality in the United States earlier this year, and now LG Electronics is hoping to be one of the first company's to market with equipment to take advantage of the broadcasting protocol. As the new year kicks off, LG is introducing the planet's first "portable, battery-operated mobile DTV in the United States," which is designed to receive new rugged over-the-air signals being transmitted by local broadcasters. In case you're unaware, this new Mobile DTV protocol works a lot like mobile broadcasting signals in other nations, where--like in South Korea and Japan--they've been widely available and in use for years. Local TV stations already broadcast their signals as... Read more...
It was certified without making too much fuss (maybe because Americans don't really seem that fond of watching TV on the go?), but at any rate, the ATSC gave the green light to the Mobile DTV standard just a few months ago. The result? A new protocol for companies to jump on, and in the end, we should be looking at a range of channels that can be distributed over the air at high speeds for broadcasting content that's typically watched on full-size TVs to mobile devices.Now, Concept Enterprises is showcasing what looks to be the first-ever Mobile DTV box made specifically for automotive installations, which would bring Mobile DTV signals to a car. It's designed to connected to any built-in or... Read more...