Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Verizon Implements Windows Media for V CAST

Verizon Wireless is using the Microsoft Windows Media Format to power V CAST, its new 3G consumer wireless broadband multimedia service delivered over its EV-DO (Evolution-Data Optimized) network. Starting next month, Verizon Wireless V CAST customers can stream and play back audio and video clips using Windows Media. The service also uses technology from PacketVideo and thePlatform for Media Inc..

Verizon Wireless said video clips on V CAST are consistently streamed at 15 frames per second.

Verizon Wireless V CAST is supported on three new phones from LG Mobile, Samsung and UTStarcom Personal Communications.

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