Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 27, 2007
ComVu Media, Inc., a pioneer in mobile Webcasting software and automated video streaming delivery, today announced it was chosen the winner of the "Taking Care of Community" category in the Wireless Innovation Contest 2006 (WIC'07). ComVu's PocketCaster was selected from entries from across the United States and Canada, as it demonstrates a "real world" wireless innovation that will impact our lives - broadcasting live video from a mobile phone. Newscasters in the field, citizen journalists and student reporters, are just a few of the community-related groups showcased by ComVu who are using the application today.
When breaking news happens, every second counts. With PocketCaster reporters can stream video from their mobile phones directly to a server where it can be shared live or on-demand, and automatically publish it to a website, blog or to a broadcaster. Additionally, GPS coordinates can be embedded within each frame of video, providing accurate dynamic mapping of transmission points during a broadcast. PocketCaster eliminates the costs and time delays of uploading media through a PC or Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), uniquely addressing the need for immediacy, flexibility and affordability in mobile news gathering.
"ComVu has always been on the cutting-edge of mobile Webcasting technology", says William Mutual, CEO of ComVu. "And it's rewarding to be recognized for PocketCaster's contributions to real-world applications and its impact to the bottom-line of the wireless industry."
"WIC'07 focuses on accelerating wireless adoption and new economic opportunities," says Shana Korotash, Executive Director of WINBC. "The winning companies like ComVu showcase how leading-edge wireless solutions are, and will be, helping to improve efficiencies, enhance processes and connect people."
ComVu will be demonstrating its PocketCaster solution at the Nokia Booth (#2537) at CTIA. Presentations will include its new pro audio feature that integrates a quality audio feed from the sound board of a speaker system into a PocketCaster video stream. This enhanced PocketCaster feature is ideal for Webcasting events, such as: press conferences, awards ceremonies, town hall meetings, music concerts, and training seminars.
ComVu is an innovator in the personal video broadcast and mobile software industry, delivering the world's first automated 'one-button' LIVE mobile Webcasting solution. Coupled with today's video-enabled mobile platforms, ComVu provides a simple and convenient option for capturing and sharing user-generated video. PocketCaster is offered as a white-labeled solution and is licensed to mobile operators, consumer portals, ISPs, enterprises and government organizations. For more information please visit http://www.comvu.com.
WINBC (Wireless Innovation Network Society of BC) is the producer of WIC'07. WINBC is the focal point for wireless in BC and a leading industry association in Canada. British Columbia has a 25-year history of successful wireless design and innovation and has grown to over 250 wireless companies representing all areas of the wireless value chain from infrastructure and devices to enabling software, enterprise applications, games and peer-to-peer solutions. Companies include Sierra Wireless, Nokia, Digital Dispatch, Colligo, Air G and others. To find your wireless partner go to: http://www.winbc.org.
For further information, please contact: Jennifer Blome
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