You may have seen PMP (Portable Media Player) that can provides great visual and audio experience while on the move but most of them don’t equip with IPTV (Internet Protocol TV) streaming capability. As an effort to promote greater multimedia entertainment on mobile device, Sungale, a famous Consumer Electronics manufacturer in US has unveiled a new portable IPTV what it claimed to be the first IPTV device under its product lines. Named as Kula, it is specifically designed to have fast access to more than 500 local and internationals program channels with media steaming directly from service provider via WiFi wireless technology.
Basically there are three packages namely Basic, Kid and the Grand being bundled together with Kula announcement to provide an extraordinary and great multimedia experience to consumers. While the Basic and Kid package give consumers around 100 channels free of charge, the Grand package offer more than 500 channels for full year trial. And all these rich contents can be displayed on its 4.3-inch LCD screen with preference settings such as languages, countries, topics and many more. Good thing is, users can store their favorite program, either in the form of audio or video clips in famous formats such as MPEG4, DIVX, WMV, AVI, AAG, 3GP and etc into its internal memory of 2GB or optionally on expandable SD/MMC memory (up to 16GB) via built-in memory slot. This is indeed necessary especially in those countries where WiFi hotspots are not common.
No pricing information yet, the product will be showcased in the upcoming CES event before official availability to market soon.