Japan: Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting For Mobile Phones

Posted: May 27 2005, 8:00am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 3:57pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


Japan: Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting for Mobile Phones
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Digital terrestrial broadcasting for mobile phones is scheduled to begin in Japan by spring 2006 and both Vodafone and KDDI had demonstration models up and running on the first day of the NHK Science and Technical Research Laboratories open house yesterday.
An annual event open to the public, this year's show focused once again on digital TV broadcasting with three floors of cameras, servers, receivers and handheld devices.
Mobile receivers drew packed crowds herded into Disneyland-style long lines waiting their turn to handle an 801SH Vodafone/Sharp CDMA Qualcomm handset. No bigger than a conventional cell phone, the 801SH has a hybrid split-screen displaying images on the upper half with the bottom reserved for scrolling data feeds and Web links to programming, etc.
Watch a video report exclusive from Wireless Watch Japan.

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