Lightspeed Venture Partners leads $16.7mm Series B funding for Peel

Lightspeed Venture Partners leads $16.7mm Series B funding for Peel. The Series B funding will enable the company to move forward with additional retail opportunities for the Peel device, as well as for expansion of the Peel application for additional mobile platforms and content sources.

Mobile Streams launches HBO mobile retail portal

mobilestreams-logoMobile Streams announced that it will launch HBO Mobile, a mobile internet retail portal for the premium television network Home Box Office (HBO).
The HBO Mobile retail site will offer personalization content (i.e. ringtones and wallpapers) from popular and award-winning HBO shows such as Flight of the Conchords, Big Love, True Blood, Rome, Entourage, The Sopranos, Sex and the City and The Wire.

Envivio secures $25 million

Envivio secures $25 million in funding following extended period of rapid growth. Envivio completes world-class leadership team with appointment of new CFO, COO and board members.

Mobile video from TipMotion – Avot Media

TipMotion from Avot Media provides full screen mobile video – while cutting server processing by up to 90% and reducing network data load by half. It serves more handsets than any other competing technology – and it is ready for market now.

Jeopardy! and Airplay offer live mobile game play

Airplay logoJeopardy! and Airplay offer live mobile game play. Jeopardy!, and AirPlay, developer of multiplayer TV games aim to develop a multi-player mobile game that will allow users to play along live with Jeopardy! contestants while the show airs.

World’s first 3.5G datacard with Mobile TV

Huawei logoWorld’s first 3.5G datacard with Mobile TV and broadband capabilities. Huawei Technologies launched the world’s first mobile TV capable 3.5G datacard, the E510, at CEBIT, the world’s largest trade fair for digital solutions, held in Hannover, Germany.

ArcSoft demos smart mobile video editor

ArcSoft logoArcSoft Demos Smart Mobile Video Editor at Mobile World Congress 2008. ArcSoft Video Editor for Mobile Devices that empowers users by providing a rich set of video editing tools.

Vidiator speeds mobile music and mobile TV browsing

Vidiator logo.Vidiator Drives Innovation for Mobile Music and On-Demand Mobile TV. Industry firsts include fast TV channel switching; streaming music playlist with shuffle, random and server-side playtime control.

Mobile DTV could generate $2 billion in new broadcast TV revenue

BIA Financial Network logoFast-track adoption of mobile DTV standard could generate $2 billion in new broadcast TV revenue. Study signals urgent need for rapid mobile DTV standard-setting and market deployment.

Metacafe and top mobile entertainment companies to deliver mobile video

Metacafe logoMetacafe Teams with Leading Mobile Entertainment Companies to Deliver Short Videos On-the-Go. World’s largest video entertainment sites have teamed with several leading mobile entertainment companies around the world to deliver short-form videos to consumers wherever, whenever they’re in the mood for an entertainment break in their day.