Hong Kong First mobile TV Channels Powered by Streamphony Technology
Streamphony, the video streaming research by our research team led by Prof Gary Chan has successfully been commercialized. It enables the launch of the first mobile TV service called UTV in Hong Kong on 10 December 2012.
Streamphony is able to distribute video streams in the Internet with much better video quality, lower bandwidth requirement, and lower hardware cost than all of its competitors. The streaming technology has been deployed by industrial leaders China Mobile Hong Kong and Mei Ah Digital Technology to roll out UTV allowing the broadcast of numerous live TV channels through the Internet. This innovative technology will be adopted to serve millions of users in the near future.