Modeo Smartphone with DVB-H For live TV viewing Launched in the US

modeo windows smartphone Modeo LLC looks to release DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcast-Handheld) mobile TV with own designed Windows Smartphone manufactured by HTC.

Modeo had recently announced their new HTC smartphone, which showcased Mobile TV, music, and quad-band GSM. This is the first DVB-H incorporated device and has much to offer.

Modeo is looking to officially launch this network and its commercial-grade multicast mobile broadcast center during 2006 in select major U.S. markets. Modeo at present is working on deployment of the network to the top 30 U.S. markets, which is expected to be launched in 2007.

“The Modeo integrated DVB-H smartphone takes mobile TV to a new level,” said Mark Baker, HTC Director of Americas Business Development. “While some multi-function devices are forced to make compromises to deliver a broader range of features, the use of industry-leading specialty assemblies and programs allow the Modeo handset to deliver impressive performance on every front.”

The Modeo Windows Smartphone with DVB-H mobile TV tuner runs on Windows Mobile 5.0. The quad-band GSM TV phone features the NVIDIA┬« Go-Force┬« 5500 mobile graphics engine, 2.2 inch color screen, 1.3MP camera and a microSD card slot. The Modeo smartphone measures 4.1″ x 2.2″ x 0.6″ and weighs 4.23 ounces