Subscribe to this page now.

Skype moves to acquire video chat startup Qik

01/06, 10:45pm

Price of buyout remains unclear

Skype has confirmed that it has established an agreement to acquire Qik, a startup focused on mobile video streaming. The deal will allow Skype to take advantage of Qik's two-way video chat technology, which gained attention on HTC's Evo 4G smartphone as the first complete implementation on the Android platform.

more

Akamai launches network for widescale HD, iPhone streaming

09/29, 4:55pm

Akamai intros HD Network with online streaming

Akamai on Tuesday announced it will soon launch the Akamai HD Network that will be capable of delivering HD video to hundreds of thousands of people using Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight and, eventually, the iPhone. The Akamai HD Network will support both live and on-demand streaming. It will run on Adamai's global EdgePlatform network platform composed of over 50,000 servers, allowing content providers with a reach to some 70 countries.

more

Qik streams live video on (jailbroken) iPhone 3Gs

08/13, 11:15pm

Qik for iPhone 3G

After claiming plans for an iPhone version of its client, Qik on Wednesday unveiled a beta version of its live-stream video client for jailbroken iPhone handsets. Qik offers mobile device users access to internet video streaming over the cellular network, providing a simple, but effective, asset to investigative journalists, bloggers, or anyone else requiring a mobile video stream. Qik requires users to jailbreak their iPhone, although plans for an App Store release are currently being explored.

more

Freecaster.tv comes to iPhone

06/23, 3:45am

Freecaster.tv for iPhone

Belgian company Freecaster.tv has announced that it has ported freecaster.tv to a new format that supports both original and 3G iPhones. Bringing a host of high-quality .h264 media footage to the device, iPhone users will now be able to use their fast 3G connections to view a large archive of video while on the move. Since its 2004 launch, freecaster.tv has become an online source for viewing both live and archive action sports, with extensive footage of everything from mountain biking and 'Air Racing' to BMX and surfing. Seen by freeecaster.tv as a step closer to launching a dedicated iPhone application, the recent website rewrite for Flash 9 compatibility is part of push to bring native high quality sports footage to the iPhone platform.

more

NAB: Maxell debuts rugged "Field Tough Media" HDD

04/14, 10:35pm

Rugged removable storage

Designed for mobile video markets, Maxell's Professional Media Products Division has introduced a light-weight, rugged and shock-resistant compact removable hard drive solution for field archive operations. Debuting at NAB in Las Vegas, the company calls it the first "Field Tough Media" solution of its kind. It leverages Maxell iVDR technology that connects directly through a bi-directional USB or eSATA adapter to a shoulder-mounted camcorder capable of delivering 10-bit, 4:2:2 master- quality video and native full HD video. In its current form factor, Maxell iVDR solution is capable of storing 160 GBof data and has a transfer rate of 540Mbps.

more

Web-based video viewer for iPhone debuts

12/13, 7:05pm

Web-based iPhone player

Avot Media today unveiled Avot mV, a new Web-based application that allows iPhone users to quickly locate and view any Web-based video on the cellular handset. Avot mV maintains no limits on video selection, and utilizes no transcoding process to achieve almost no latency, according to Avot. iPhone users can watch TV-quality video in near real-time, and the softwrae works across mobile carriers with high-speed data networks as well as Wi-Fi. The iPhone-specific application is available for free.

more

Electronista Sponsor

Electronista Newsletter

Free Technology and Gadgets Newsletter

  • We will not share your email address with anyone.

    toggle

    Most Popular

    Sponsor

    Recent Reviews

    Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speaker

    There could very well be a new king of the hill for Bluetooth speakers, with Sound Blaster's recent entry into the marketplace. Bringi ...

    Kenu Airframe Plus

    Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this y ...

    Plantronics Rig Surround 7.1 headset

    Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround-sound home theater options, users hav ...

    Sponsor

    toggle

    Most Commented

     
    toggle

    Popular News