Research in Motion’s popular line of Blackberry devices do not have any soft of TV tuner incorporated, but the subscribers will be able to browser, view live Tv and VOD content steaming with the added support of Dilithium Content Adapter (DCA). Basically, it’s much like mobile entertainment services such as SlingBox media and Tivo mobile apps on RIM phones you probably have heard. The different, according to Dilithium, unlike most devices that allow only browsing DVR content and scheduling, the DCA is the only product on the market that supports Live TV and VoD streaming.
Dilithium network claimed their DCA requires no addition software installed, and permits on the fly video services via EDGE, WiFi, or 3G networks, depend of the capability of the handhelds. It supports a wide range of mobile devices from Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson and the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch.
The tuning device support advanced video codecs from H.263, H.264, MPEG4, MPEG2, MJPEG, and popular audio codec’s though RTSP, HTTP; which includes the progressive download media streaming formats.
PETALUMA, Calif. –(Business Wire)– Jan 20, 2009 Dilithium, the global leader in high-quality multimedia delivery over mobile and broadband networks, announced the availability of live video and Video on Demand (VoD) streaming support for Blackberry handsets utilizing the Dilithium Content Adapter (DCA).
The DCA is the only product on the market that supports Live and VoD streaming for a wide range of mobile devices, including Nokia, Motorola, Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson and the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. The DCA solution is an infrastructure offering that can be deployed by operators and service providers enabling their customers to access live or on demand video content through the standard players and handset browsers.
DCA supports the most live and pre-recorded video formats and performs on-the-fly and on-demand transport, media formatting, and codec and bitrate adaptation. Customers do not need to install a special application on their handset, and can access the video services via EDGE, WiFi, or 3G networks, depending on the Blackberry model.
The DCA live and VoD media adaption capabilities are based on Dilithium’s patent-pending technologies and architecture that delivers best quality on-the-fly media adaptation. It supports the widest range of phones and devices through RTSP, HTTP (including progressive download), and MPEG2/H.264 TS. It supports codecs such as, H.263, H.264, MPEG4, MPEG2, MJPEG, and popular audio codecs. The DCA features a PHP-based high level API that offers easy integration in operator and service provider frameworks and workflows. DCA has the most advanced built-in caching feature allowing significant reduction in unnecessary adaptation while providing support for ad-insertion.