Ubitus Launches The World’s First LTE Cloud Gaming Service, G Cloud
>By James Lenhart
Ubitus Inc. is a leader in cloud computing and will launch the world’s first LTE cloud gaming service called G Cloud in October. Don’t get to excited if you’re outside of Japan, cause this is only being offered on NTT DoCoMo — Japan’s largest wireless provider.
DoCoMo will preload the G Cloud app on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 LTE, and the Fujitsu Arrows Tab. Upon launch, users will be able to take advantage MMORPGs, and 3D-action games. It’s likely that many of the games will be multi-player intensive, especially with the power of DoCoMo’s Xi™ LTE network.
Users will have the option to use the free content, or purchase “Play Tickets”. Ubitus says that they will increase their library within the coming months.
Wesley Kuo, the CEO of Ubitus said “We believe that users will enjoy convenience and excitement brought by G CLOUD and we are committed to bring more cloud gaming mobile entertainment to our customers.”
TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Ubitus Inc., the leading cloud computing company, today announced the launch of world’s first commercial mobile cloud gaming service, G CLOUD, with NHN Japan Corporation. Ubitus’ GameCloud® technology is preloaded into NTT DOCOMO, INC.’s LTE Android tablets, which are planned to be launched nationwide in Japan in October 2011 or shortly after. This alliance will bring in series of joint promotion campaigns starting September.
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As the flagship application of LTE service “Xi™”, G CLOUD will be pre-installed on two new tablet devices from DOCOMO, Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 LTE SC-01D and Fujitsu ARROWS Tab F-01D. Users can instantly experience various popular high-quality game titles, including online MMORPG and 3D action games from major providers, through a freemium model or a purchase of “Play Ticket”. Additional titles will be continuously released in the coming months.
“The synergy among Ubitus, DOCOMO, and NHN Japan has taken cloud gaming to a new level, also introduced an innovative business model for the gaming and telecommunication industries,” said Wesley Kuo, the CEO of Ubitus. “We believe that users will enjoy convenience and excitement brought by G CLOUD and we are committed to bring more cloud gaming mobile entertainment to our customers.”
Ubitus GameCloud® Technology specializes in rendering games that require graphics computing on the server cloud and processes gaming media into streaming video. Its patent pending streaming technologies allow mobile devices with a thin client to interactively control games remotely through a dynamically-rendered interface. Users can enjoy variety of games on their mobile devices and extend their gaming experiences whenever and wherever.
(Xi is a trademark or a registered trademark of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan and/or other countries. G CLOUD is a registered trademark of NHN Japan Corporation in Japan.)
Ubitus Inc. is the software platform leader for fixed-mobile convergence(FMC) applications, offering innovative cloud computing solutions for device manufacturers, wired/wireless communication service providers, telecommunication operators and digital content developers. Ubitus’s unique suite of technologies offer users series of real-time, seamless, convenient, interactive and fun entertainment experiences on multimedia and gaming on PC, IPTV and mobile phones as well as assist our clients in operational efficiency improvement, product strengthening and then market deployment. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with about 120 employees and offices in Tokyo, Beijing, Guangzhou as well as Seoul.
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