Nexstreaming and RMI Team up to Deliver CMMB Mobile TV

Thursday, June 4th, 2009 
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Combination solution of high performance processor and multimedia software supports Mobile TV for China

CUPERTINO, Calif. & SEOUL, South Korea & TAIPEI, Taiwan — RMI Corporation, a leading provider of high-performance processors for communication and media rich applications, and Nexstreaming, a leading provider of embedded multimedia software for mobile devices, announced today that they have successfully combined and optimized their technologies to enable first-in-class devices supporting mobile TV services over China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting (CMMB) network.

NexTV™ for CMMB is mobile TV software for Chinese mobile broadcasting services which is becoming one of the most important mobile TV services worldwide. NexTV™ for CMMB follows Nexstreaming’s ultra-reliable and market leading mobile TV clients for T-DMB, S-DMB, OneSeg, DVB-T and DVB-H. It reflects know-how and expertise accumulated in over 5 years of experience providing mobile broadcasting software to handset manufacturers and portable device makers.

Following RMI and Nexstreaming’s already successful cooperation for T-DMB and DVB-T based on the Au1250® Processor, the partnership’s current achievement has been to create a ready-to-go platform that is fully compliant with the CMMB standard and is fully optimized to provide an enhanced user experience. It is optimized for RMI’s Alchemy Au1250 Processor and the Au1300™ Processor family, reducing the time to market for device makers. The software solution includes the support of CMMB channels encrypted with Nagravision’s Conditional Access System (CAS) and China Mobile’s Mobile Broadcast Business Management System (MBBMS).

Said Mike Wodopian, vice president and general manager, RMI, “Working with Nexstreaming has enabled us to successfully deliver a mobile TV solution to our customers covering multiple TV standards including CMMB, T-DMB, and DVB-T which are important to our continued success in the portable media and mobile internet device markets. We are happy to have them as a partner.”

“Following numerous success stories with T-DMB and DVB-T on the RMI Au1250 processor, we will surely help our customers to make other success cases with our NexTV™ software for CMMB,” said Dr. Il-Taek Lim, Nexstreaming CEO. “Our partnership with RMI is in line with our strategy to combine Nexstreaming’s technology with complementary technologies from selected leading companies. We are proud of our collaboration with RMI with the common goal to satisfy our customers and to help ensure the future success of their business.”