Mobile DTV Alliance composed of leading tech players
The Mobile DTV Alliance panel discussed the formation of the new alliance created to promote the growth and evolution of Digital Video Broadcasting Handheld (DVB-H).The Alliance is composed of some of the leading technology players from Intel, Modeo, Motorola, Nokia, and Texas Instruments — and is planning to promote the practices that will deliver premium quality broadcast television to mobile devices in the North American market in a streamlined manner. Director Broadcast Technologies, Motorola Mobile Devices, Rob Bero says, “Mobility is a necessity to our society. Take content with them wherever they go. Mobile TV will be the next driver.” DVB-H standard, an open procedure standard developed by the DVB Project, is currently supported by more than 100 companies working on DVB-H devices, services, and components. This standard has good mobile performance and is immune to multi-path fading. By 2007, most U.S. markets are anticipated to have DVB-H infrastructure built out and ready for deployment.