The world’s leading mobile live video streaming platform, Qik, Inc. has announced the launch of the first mobile live streaming service on mass market J2ME phones, currently available in alpha.
“It’s a real milestone for mobile technology that an advanced utility like Qik is now available on mass market cell phones,” said Ramu Sunkara, co-founder and CEO of Qik. “We have been astounded by the use of Qik by smartphone owners, and are excited to see what mass market cell phone users will stream live to the Web.”
According to the company, the Qik’s free service is now live in alpha on Nokia 5300, Nokia 6300, Nokia 6500 (classic and slide), Nokia 6555, Nokia 8800 Arte/Carbon Arte, Sony Ericsson G502, Sony Ericsson K660i, Sony Ericsson K850i, Sony Ericsson K858c, Sony Ericsson W890i, Sony Ericsson W908c, Sony Ericsson W910i and Sony Ericsson Z750i, and the company promised to support more mobile devices soon.
“Nokia is pleased that Qik’s innovative live video service is now available for owners of Nokia feature phones as well as Nokia smartphones,” said Tom Libretto, Vice President, Forum Nokia. “Qik’s release for these phones adds an exciting new way for people to use an even wider variety of Nokia handsets.”