SPB Software, a mobile applications developer, has announced the release of SPB TV for Android phones. SPB TV is a subscription-free mobile IPTV viewer, designed for tuning in to publicly available digital TV channels from across the world.
According to the company, SPB TV features exclusive and patent-pending usability innovations like picture-in-picture mode, and gives the mobile subscribers easy access to over a hundred of international TV channels, directly from their phones.
With this release SPB TV becomes available for Windows Mobile, Symbian, and Android platforms providing diverse mobile carrier customers with the next generation mobile TV experience, says the company.
SPB TV 1.0 Main Features:
– 100+ international live TV channels, in a 20+ languages
– TV browser with quick channels preview and list of current & upcoming TV shows
– Integrated full week’s TV guide
– Ability to set Calendar reminders for TV shows of interested Fast channel launching and switching technology
– Picture-in-picture mode (quick channel preview while in another channel)
– “Transparent” on-screen controls (sound, brightness) as on a regular TV
– Full support of hardware buttons controls
SPB TV 1.0 is available for smartphones running Android 1.5 with HVGA screen resolutions, as well as Windows Phones running Windows Mobile 5 and later Professional and Standard editions, S60 3d edition FP1 or higher, qVGA, VGA, Square QVGA, and WVGA screen resolutions are supported.
SPB TV 1.0 has a full and a freeware versions, with the freeware version limited in features and number of channels available. It requires a 3G or Wi-Fi network connection for proper streaming. Full version of SPB TV is available for 9.95 USD from the Android Market in countries where paid Android applications are available.