Life with PlayStation
PS3 users now able to take a peek around the world thanks to the earth television network.
earth television network is now providing live camera images from around the world to the new lifestyle service called “Life with PlayStation®” from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI).
The visual and interactive application of “Life with PlayStation®” on PLAYSTATION®3 includes a Live Channel which shows news headlines and a world map interface. A set of cities will be enriched by near live pictures from earthTV’s worldwide remotely controlled camera network.
earth television network, the daughter company of Munich headquartered media conglomerate Telcast Media Group, is Germany’s market leader in marrying outstanding new content formats with revolutionary technological innovation. Founder and CEO Thomas M Hohenacker comments: “Interactivity has become a major issue these days to which we want to add high quality visual experience. The implementation of earthTV in PS3 makes the world available to an adventurous and sophisticated audience who desire Live information about their planet.”
Note to editors: TELCAST, founded by President and CEO Thomas M. Hohenacker in 1985, is one of the leading independent television distribution and production companies in Germany. TELCAST´s clients includebroadcasters in over 50 countries. TELCAST’s earth television network is described by one client as ‘the biggest TV production studio in the world’. TELCAST is at the forefront of technological innovation allowing clients to create unique branded entertainment and reality formats and making the company the world’s major LIVE television company. TELCAST’s unique Double Cam2 is the world’s first wearable television studio. TELCAST’s
BIG NATION offers clients advanced decentralized easy access television studios and earthTV [see below] offers the world.
earthTV.com will build on its growing network of 80 remote controlled cameras around the world to include new geo-content to chart the environmental path of the planet from communities, families, cities, glaciers, coral reefs and wildlife refuges. Each camera will be its own channel and offer the consumer the chance to plug live into the life of the planet as it happens.
earthTV is the most successful daily LIVE programme out of Europe, reaching over 2 billion Television viewers in 0200 countries - available in any language and station design, delivered LIVE every hour, 24 times per day.
earthTV’s spectacular 90 seconds LIVE programming airs on more than 60 TV channels around the world, including SBS Australia, The Weather Channel Australia, TV NZ 7, ART, TVB Hong Kong, Cable TV, NDTV,
SABC2 South Africa, ABS-CBN, Al Arabiya (MBC Dubai), Orbit, Al Jazeera International, SaudiTV, TV 3 Malaysia, Bahrain TV, Metro TV Indonesia, Weather Channel China (Huafeng Group), Q Channel, MCOT
Thailand, Astro Indonesia, Eyepress Hong Kong, NHK Japan, Nippon BS Japan, True TV Thailand, TV Maldives, YTN, Al Hurra, NBN, JordanTV, N24, Pro7, LCI, NRK, Inter TV, France2, MTV Hungary, Antena 3, APTN,
Center TV, Skai TV, Center TV, Showplus Turkey, The Money Channel, Romania, The Weather Channel USA, Pro7Sat1 USA, Welt, USA as well as with Mobile Providers Mobitel, ABS-CBN Interactive (Phillipines), ROK
TV (UK), SUNNY-MOBILE (Ukraine) and on IP TV Broadband YellowTV, Blinx.com, You Tube, Tubemogul, Welt Online and even Airport TV - City Airport Train Vienna.
Evelyn Dathe, PR & Marketing Manager, TELCAST Media Group GmbH, T +49 89 208 06 770, F +49 89 208 06
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Ends September 19th 2008
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