Nokia has announced today a new headset that can bring mobile digital TV to your phone. The Nokia Mobile TV Headset, DVB-H, is all you need to turn your mobile device into a portable television. Anywhere there's mobile DVB-H (Digital Video Broadband-Handset) coverage, you can tune into sports events or TV shows and watch them without worrying about an Internet connection. DVB-H is also kinder to your battery life than Web TV solutions. Here is more info:
The headset handles call reception and volume in a similar way to other mobile headsets, so you won?t miss calls while you?re watching the game. It also features keys for changing channels and music controls for the player on your handset. There?s an app called Mobile TV available for compatible handsets. It's either pre-installed on compatible devices or it can be downloaded from the Ovi Store or www.nokia.com/support
The Mobile TV Headset works with the upcoming Nokia N8 and other Symbian 3 devices that come with the USB-on-the-go feature. It is expected to cost ?40 before taxes and will appear in Q4 2010.