MobiTV, Inc. and Dolby Collaborate to Enable the Highest Quality of Experience Across Screens
EMERYVILLE, California, March 1, 2012: MobiTV, Inc. today announced that it is collaborating with Dolby Laboratories to deliver a seamless high-quality surround sound experience across multiple platforms including mobile phones, tablets, PCs, Internet TVs and set-top boxes. MobiTV will integrate Dolby Digital Plus into its established DRM-protected content delivery platform to provide immersing surround sound to end-users across multiple screens.
“At MobiTV, we strive to provide the highest quality of user experience,” said MobiTV, Inc. CTO Kay Johansson. “This collaboration with Dolby will further our commitment to delivering a high quality overall experience to end-users.”
“Consumers are choosing to enjoy content across a wide range of devices, from televisions to tablets and smartphones,” said Taeho Oh, Senior Director, Mobile, Dolby Laboratories. “We’re excited to work with MobiTV to enable consumers to experience high-quality Dolby Digital Plus audio that delivers an authentic, cinema-style entertainment experience wherever, whenever they prefer.”
With the expansion of TV service delivery to smartphones, tablets and other connected devices, viewers expect to be able to watch their favorite programs on any device irrespective of manufacturer or platform. The MobiTV TV Everywhere solution is easily adaptable for seamless integration with existing TV infrastructure and back-end systems. Customers looking to extend their content to other platforms may leverage MobiTV’s existing ingestion and encoding efforts. As an end-to-end managed service that leverages MobiTV’s cloud-based video distribution platform, the TV Everywhere solution can help TV service providers reduce time to market and costs associated with deployment and operations. Additionally, the service will be supported 24×7 by the experienced team in the MobiTV network operations center.
About MobiTV, Inc.
Founded in 2000, MobiTV, Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive managed multiscreen services that deliver live and on-demand television and related media content across mobile devices, tablets, personal computers and other IP-enabled consumer electronics. MobiTV is the exclusive national provider of mobile television services for AT&T U-verse Live TV, NFL Mobile on Verizon, Sprint TV, T-Mobile TV, Telus Mobile TV and US Cellular Mobile TV, among others. MobiTV’s proprietary converged media platform is quick to deploy and easy to integrate with customers’ existing systems and networks. The TV Everywhere solution, available nationally and internationally, allows the company to efficiently and reliably deliver high-quality television and video solutions anytime, anywhere, on any device.