Techno merger pushes phones into future

VIDEO link mobiles could soon be widely available and as easy to use as texting thanks to a new link up between two techno giants.BT Broadcast Services (BTBS), the broadcast and media arm of BT, has revealed it has linked with wireless streaming technology company, Vemotion.

VIDEO link mobiles could soon be widely available and as easy to use as texting thanks to a new link up between two techno giants.

BT Broadcast Services (BTBS), the broadcast and media arm of BT, has revealed it has linked with wireless streaming technology company, Vemotion.

The deal will offer more content opportunities to the mass mobile market including live video to their phones via a state-of-the-art technology.

Andy Heselwood, media development manager at BT Broadcast Services said, "The deal with Vemotion continues our commitment of partnering up with the very best in the wireless business.


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"Our years of broadcasting the richest of content coupled with Vemotion's cutting edge technology will ensure that our clients will be able to offer their customers a rich-streamed and downloaded video experience on their mobile phones and wireless devices now and in the future."

Vemotion's unique technology, which incorporates patented components developed by BT Exact, BT's research, technology and IT operations business based at Martlesham Heath, is the first in the world to offer mobile video services based on the latest international standard known as H.264.

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Tony Antoniou, Vemotion's chief executive officer, said: "Our ability to deliver high quality video networks, fast start-up times and over-the-air provision will enable BT Broadcast Services to extend its existing range of video services for broadcasters into the mobile world."

Weblinks:

www.vemotion.com

www.btexact.com

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