Ventures News: PacketVideo and Mobile Entertainment Corporation Deliver Mobile Video Cams

17.02.2003 | Wirtschaftspresse

Mobile Entertainment Corp and PacketVideo announce MobileCam agreement

Cannes - GSM World Congress - 2.17.2003

Mobile Entertainment Corporation (MEC), the premium mobile entertainment publisher is proud to announce an agreement with Packet Video to deliver streaming video as part of its LiveMobileCam broadcast network. The companies are demonstrating the LiveMobileCam service on the PacketVideo stand at 3GSM (Hall 4, stand L22).

MEC will deliver the LiveMobileCam service to the latest 3GPP video- enabled handsets, allowing European mobile consumers to access live video content from cameras located in scenic travel locations, sporting events and traffic hotspots. Users can also view content from personal cameras bringing video to mobile security, monitoring and dating services.

Robert Crompton, Sales Director of Mobile Entertainment Corporation, said: “PacketVideo are the perfect partner to cooperate with on LiveMobileCam with their exceptional technology, and reach with operators and handsets.” Anthony Sheehan, European Director Content & Applications, PacketVideo, said: ”'Mobile services based on live cameras and user-generated video are already hugely successful in Asian markets. Working with MEC now enables PacketVideo to ensure an exciting range of live mobile content is available to European mobile users.”

About Mobile Entertainment Corporation (

LiveMobileCam is brought to you by Mobile Entertainment Corporation a leading provider of premium mobile entertainment content and applications to Mobile Network Operators and Retailers worldwide. Mobile Entertainment Corporation (MEC) was founded in 2001 by leading media entrepreneurs and its backers include previous Presidents of AOL, Sony and Time Warner. For further information on LiveMobileCam please contact; Tim Hammond (

About PacketVideo

PacketVideo is the world’s leading provider of carrier class mobilemedia software. PacketVideo’s standards-based software products enable the creation and distribution of one- and two-way video, high-quality audio, animation and rich graphics over wireless networks to mobile devices such as phones and PDAs. PacketVideo’s pv3 Mobilemedia System™, including pvAuthor™ 3, pvPlayer™3, pvServer™3, and pvCamcorder™, delivers the highest quality media experience possible in every mobile environment. PacketVideo’s mobilemedia products enhance communication, productivity, security, information and entertainment, enabling the delivery of an enriching and productive mobile experience. For more information, visit

PacketVideo’s investors include AOL Time Warner (NYSE: AOL), Comverse Technology (Nasdaq: CMVT), Credit Suisse First Boston, GE Equity (NYSE: GE), Infineon Technologies (NYSE: IFX), Intel Capital (Nasdaq: INTC), Kyocera (NYSE: KYO), Motorola (NYSE: MOT), Philips (NYSE: PHG), QUALCOMM (Nasdaq: QCOM), Siemens’ Mustang Ventures, SAIC, Sony Corporation of America (NYSE: SNE), Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW), Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN), and others.

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