PacketVideo and ShunCloud Partner to Create HDMI Dongle That Brings Online
Video and Personal Media to the Living Room
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2013
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --PacketVideo today announced a
partnership with ShunCloud, an Internet high-tech startup and professional
marketing platform, founded by former executives from Aigo, one of China's
largest and most well-known manufacturers of consumer electronic accessories.
The two companies will create a HDMI dongle for sale in the domestic Chinese
The HDMI dongle plugs into the HDMI port on a user's TV and uses PacketVideo's
Twonky software to playback personal and web content on the television.The
dongle will support DLNA and be optimized for use with PacketVideo's Twonky
Beam Browser with support for the most popular content sites in China,
including YouKu, PPTV, Sina, 56.com, and others. The dongle will also support
Airplay, enabling users to download their favorite application with Airplay
support from the Apple Store and play content directly to their TV.
"We are excited to work with ShunCloud to bring this innovative product to the
domestic Chinese market," said Jim Brailean, CEO of PacketVideo. "Twonky Beam
will let Chinese users enjoy a true multi-screen web experience enabling them
to find their favorite content using their tablet, phone, or PC and play it
back on their TV."
"After looking at several solutions we felt that the quality and stability of
Twonky is what we needed to offer a differentiated product in China," said
Jianqiang Ren, CEO of ShunCloud. "With the growth of smartphones and tablets
in China we feel that this solution will be well-received by consumers,
enabling them to use their tablet and phone in new and exciting ways."
Founded in 1998, PacketVideo is the software pioneer powering the world's
leading multimedia services on millions of home and mobile devices. For more
information, visit www.pv.com.Twonky (www.twonky.com)is PV's line of
Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:This press release contains
"forward-looking statements" for purposes of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no
assurances that forward-looking statements will be achieved, and actual events
or results could differ materially from the events or results predicted by
such statements. Important factors that could cause actual events or results
to differ materially are discussed in greater detail in the filings of
NTTDOCOMOwith the Securities and Exchange Commission. All such documents are
available through the SEC's website atwww.sec.gov. PacketVideo makes no
commitment to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect
subsequent changes in events or circumstances except as may be required
pursuant to applicable law.
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