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MI FRIENDS - Mobile Interactive Video Services

abstract MI FRIENDS is an applied field test and research project of mobile interactive services based on DMB standards. Project initiator and leader is the BLM (Bayerische Landeszentrale für neue Medien) in Munich.

MI FRIENDS encompasses Mobile, Interactive Favourite TV, Radio, Information, Entertainment and New Digital Services. Under this logo, new mobile broadcasting as well as other media services employing the digital multimedia broadcasting technology DMB, are to be developed and tested during the project with a view both to technological and economic prospects as well as social and cultural aspects. As a key objective, users are to receive radio, television, print and other services via one mobile end device. MI FRIENDS will be tested in the Regensburg region and in South Tyrol for the duration of 24 months. In Munich, it will be on air during the 2006 Football World Championships. The start of the joint project is planned for the first quarter of 2006.
   
keywords Mobile Video, Mobile TV, DMB, DVB, DVB-H, DAB, Mobile Interactive Services
   
homepage http://www.mi-friends.org/
partner Bayerische Landeszentrale für neue Medien
type applied research project
status ongoing
start of project 2006
end of project 2007
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