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Mobile Viewpoint launches iPhone app for live newsgathering; WMT Live

After intensive testing and trials with several broadcasters Mobile Viewpoint’s launched its newsgathering WMT Live iPhone Application. It is available for free in the Appstore now.

Alkmaar(28 Feb 2013)

Alkmaar, 29th of January 2013.- After intensive testing and trials with several broadcasters Mobile Viewpoint’s launched its newsgathering WMT Live iPhone Application. It is available for free in the Appstore now. The WMT Live turns your iPhone in a live broadcast camera capable of sending HD quality video to Mobile Viewpoints cloud server, which can deliver it to any broadcaster as an SDI or streaming feed.

 

Last week Apple approved Mobile Viewpoints WMT Live application turning an iPhone into a live camera. The WMT live app is part of the WMT family of products using bonded networks to send high quality video from any place or on the move. WMT Live is designed for both the broadcast and surveillance industry allowing consumers and professionals to upload, publish and share live and pre-recorded video content via iPhone, from anywhere to any screen around the world. Consumers can transmit to websites, TV shows, or stay in contact with friends in a community. It also allows broadcasters, internet sites, and mobile network operators to directly manage live and on demand content via state-of-the-art editorial management tools in the WMT video manager portal. The IFB implementation allows real time communication from the backend platform with field reporter. The app can be downloaded for free in the appstore. Search for WMT Live and register via the app for a free test account.

 

Michel Bais, Managing Director Mobile Viewpoint: “customers using our WMT systems like to use smartphones as a WMT camera to enable consumers to become journalist. Today’s news gathering television shows show recordings made with smartphones all the time and the WMT live client will enable live streams as well. Next to news gathering, the WMT live app will leverage game shows and other entertainment as well.”

 

Mobile Viewpoint

Mobile Viewpoint is a Dutch based company and a subsidiary of Triple IT focusing on the development of Mobile Video Solutions for both security and broadcast industry. Mobile Viewpoint is awarded at IBC 2012 together with the BBC for the coverage for the Olympic Torch Relay. Together with Triple IT, a market leader in delivering Mobile streaming services, Mobile Viewpoint delivers products and software for the complete chain between capturing and distribution on Internet. Well-known products are the WMT, the Simply Live Encoder, Rumble, 3G Communicator and MEonTV. Mobile Viewpoint is based in Alkmaar and delivers its solutions to clients all over the world. More information at www.mobileviewpoint.com

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Note for editors:

Mobile Viewpoint B.V.

Michel Bais, managing director

m.bais@mobileviewpoint.nl

Mobile : +316 22524627

Telephone : +3172 7000502

Keesomstraat 10E, 1821 BS Alkmaar

The Netherlands