REDWOOD CITY, California, June 9 /PRNewswire/ --
- Qik now available on Nokia Nseries flagship device
Qik, the leading live mobile video streaming platform, today announced their latest cooperation with Nokia, the world's largest mobile device manufacturer. After months of rigorous testing of all mobile video applications, Nokia has selected Qik as a live mobile video application to be pre-loaded on the Nokia N97.
Qik allows anyone to easily stream live video from their handset, sharing their moments in real-time with whomever they choose. Users may Qik in private mode or share videos with specific viewers of their own selection, for the ultimate offering in user-determined sharing with friends and family or the entire world.
Qik on the Nokia N97 comes with a number of new features, including:
- An innovative touch screen interface that supports 19 languages including British English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, and Hebrew. - Support for nHD quality video. This enables Nokia N97 owners to have a widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio video with 642x358 resolution as can be experienced by watching videos found at http://qik.com/video/1331325 - Ability to share live streams to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other social networks with just a single touch of a button.
Designed for the needs of Internet-savvy consumers, the Nokia N97 combines a large 3.5 touch display with a full QWERTY keyboard, a fully customizable home screen with live widgets, a five megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, dual LED flash and high speed connectivity over HSDPA or WLAN. Nokia's flagship Nseries device allows consumers to be online as it happens.
This move reflects the progress of Qik's strategic relationship with Nokia, said Qik CEO Ramu Sunkara. To be pre-loaded on all their Symbian S60 devices speaks to the confidence that Nokia has in Qik for its consumers around the world. We are extremely pleased that this pre-load is starting with Nokia N97, a truly game changing device.
We have been working with Qik since its entry to the market and have seen the way they have rapidly progressed to being recognized as the leader in the mobile video space, said Rob Taylor, Vice President of Forum Nokia. Qik was an obvious choice when we were looking to pre-load an innovative mobile video solution on the Nokia N97 and future Symbian S60 devices.
Qik, the world's leading mobile live video streaming platform, currently available on nearly 130 mobile phones, enables anyone to stream video live from their mobile device from anywhere, to anywhere. Its innovative, patent-pending technology allows anyone to share their moments live with friends and family or the entire world. Notable live videos captured recently with Qik include the World Economic Forum meeting in Jordan, exclusive backstage events with Heidi Klum and Adriana Lima at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, and US Supreme Court Justices receiving a Qik demo live from the halls of Congress. Qik has active user bases in more than 160 countries around the world. Find additional Qik videos, including those streaming live, here: http://qik.com/
Nokia is a pioneer in mobile telecommunications and the world's leading maker of mobile devices. Today, we are connecting people in new and different ways - fusing advanced mobile technology with personalized services to enable people to stay close to what matters to them. We also provide comprehensive digital map information through NAVTEQ; and equipment, solutions and services for communications networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.
Jackie Danicki of Qik, +1-513-328-7929, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Nokia Communications, +1-972-894-4573, Communication.Corp@nokia.com