BARCELONA, Spain, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Axel Technologies' TV and Video application starts to ship in several markets. Fuugo expands its platform support with Meego, premiers at Mobile World Congress 2011.
Axel Technologies, the inventor of award winning Fuugo TV and Video application, today announced the first commercial agreements of Fuugo with several companies in Asia and US. The latest version of Fuugo, running now also on the Meego operating system, will be demonstrated at the Intel and Nokia QT stands during the Mobile World Congress 2011.
First Fuugo commercial shipments will be to Latin America in March, roughly twelve months after the concept was launched at MWC 2010. European shipments will start during Q2 and US, China, Taiwan and Australia in mid-year. Initial Fuugo shipments will be Broadcast TV content-only, supporting DVB-T in Europe and ISDB-T One-Seg in Latin America. The launch in US and China will be based on online video version.
"Fuugo is responding to a very basic need of an easy access to video and TV content," stated Petri Kalske, CEO of Axel Technologies. "International demand from mobile consumers has proved the concept to be right. We are very proud to start the worldwide shipments in 2011. We bring a unique experience to the very latest mobile phones, tablets and PCs, and now also on Meego for the first time."
Axel is showcasing the latest version of Fuugo in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress 14-18th February at Intel and Nokia QT stands. The Meego operating system is the latest addition to the expanding list of supported platforms including Windows, Android, Mac OS X, Linux and iOS operating systems.
Fuugo provides consumers with easy, intelligent access to broadcast TV, Internet TV and online video on their mobile and portable devices. Award-winning Fuugo's integrated social media recommendations present a unique user-centric viewing experience. With the tight integration of social media, mobile consumers have a totally new way of consuming video, gaining easy access to recommended, relevant video entertainment.
Fuugo will be demonstrated at Intel and Nokia Qt booths and private meeting room of Axel Technologies (3.1HS157) in MWC 2011. A demo video of Fuugo can be seen at http://www.youtube.com/user/axeltechnologies.
Consumer device OEMs should contact Axel Technologies for Fuugo licensing. http://axel.fi
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About Axel Technologies
Axel Technologies is a pioneer in mobile television and video technologies and the inventor of Fuugo, the new way to watch TV and video. The award-winning application seamlessly integrates Internet TV, video and social media services, on mobile, handheld and portable devices. Axel is headquartered in Finland and has sales support offices in Hong Kong, Taipei, and Saratoga, CA, USA. http://www.axel.fi, http://www.fuugo.tv
SOURCE Axel Technologies