NEC has announced that it will start marketing their live-broadcast system using DoCoMo’s 3G FOMA network. The “MobileStream” brand name is designed for PC card-type FOMA terminals; live video images can be transmitted at the speed of 200 kbs. The system uses the H.264 codec and is priced from 7.3 mn yen; sales of 500 systems, to TV stations and local governments for disaster prevention, are expected over the next three years.
Including a main part and a battery, a video camera on hand is connected to the equipment in which weighs about 4.5kg. The receiving terminal of exclusive use of the transmitted image data restores, and it can see with a personal computer or can display on a monitor. Via the Nikkei [in Japanese] Here.