Woo Paik

One format war may be nearly over, but at this year’s CES, another is already in the works. Two new technologies are emerging to send local TV broadcast signals directly to mobile devices, from cell phones to ultra-mobile PC’s, allowing consumers to get quick hits of news, weather, sports as well as full TV programs with no “buffering” delays. LG’s offering is called MPH (for Mobile Pedestrian Handheld) Dr. Woo Paik, LG’s Chief Technology Officer, says MPH uses existing broadcast infrastructure (the old TV towers almost all of which now send out a digital signal) to reach mobile devices. He says the new technology

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