South Korean mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics announced on Wednesday the launch of the Pocket Media software solution on the Latin American market. The release is made in partnership with Ubitus, Inc., a leading software platform provider for fixed-mobile convergence applications, and will be performed during the ongoing month.
According to the leading handset vendor
, the Pocket Media is aimed at enabling users “Pocket all of their Media Entertainment.” In other words, it will enable mobile phone users on the go to enjoy content sharing from their home PCs or from their friends' home PCs or mobile phones. The content that can be shared includes music, photos, videos, the company added.
The new solution comes to the Latin American market with integrated cloud computing technology from Ubitus. Moreover, the new Pocket Media is capable of easily outpacing any media codecs/formats’ barriers, while also being developed so as to adapt “Live/instant content” to the network, and to deliver an optimized mobile experience to any user.
The South Korean manufacturer also announced that the Pocket Media comes preloaded on its Samsung Omnia II (I8000)
mobile phone, which is powered by Microsoft's Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional operating system. The handset delivers the largest touchscreen display available in Brazil on a mobile phone, a 3.7-inch AMOLED. However, this will be only the debut of Pocket Media in the area, as it will be included in other Samsung devices in various regions, the mobile phone maker added.
“Pocket Media now supports most popular input and output codecs including FLV, WMV, and 3GP, and so on. Furthermore, mainstream image and music formats can also be shared inside. The user can easily retrieve the content in his/her own PC at home through Samsung mobiles, chat with buddies, and get the content from buddies’ mobiles or PCs by streaming or downloading,” Samsung