SOURCE: Avot Media

January 06, 2008 07:00 ET

Mobile Video Innovator Avot Media Speaks on Two Platforms during CES -- Breakthroughs in Personalized Mobile and Mobile Entertainment

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 6, 2008) - Consumer Electronics Show --

January 6 Speaking Platform

WHO: Brian Sathianathan is founder and President of Avot Media. As President, Sathianathan's mission is to drive the company's global leadership of the search and discovery solution with innovative products such as Avot mV. He lays down the vision, strategic direction and technology for Avot Media. Brian Sathianathan has directed several engineering programs and managed product development in a fast-paced environment for over ten years. Previously at Apple Inc, Brian was involved in the release of many revolutionary products. Prior to Apple Inc, Sathianathan held various positions in engineering and marketing at Prime Technology. He holds an MBA from Cal State East Bay, CA and MS in Computer Science from California State University, Chico.

WHAT: Breakthroughs in Personalized Mobile: The Video, Music, Gaming & Communications Experience -- Search, Widgets, Virtual Worlds, Messaging & Advertising -- Personalized Mobile is becoming the new broadband, perhaps even replacing it. With all the unique, cool and targeted features popping us every day, every consumer niche and taste is there, from music and video entertainment, communications and search, gaming, virtual worlds, social networks, texting, blogging and even to advertising and commerce, personalized mobile has got it all. It's almost just like life itself. Personalized mobile isn't a limited experience, it's heading toward being the primary consumer experience.

Speakers include: Avot Media, MobiTV; Analog.Digital.Objects Corporation (ADO); Pandora; go2; QUALCOMM Internet Services; DDB San Francisco; and Arlene Zeichner, Principal, Selavy Associates, Moderator.

WHEN: Sunday, January 6th starting at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

WHERE: Digital Hollywood Events at CES in the Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, 2nd Floor. Look for Track III - ME2 - Mobile Entertainment

January 8 Speaking Platform

WHO: DeWayne A. Nelon is CEO of Avot Media. Prior to Avot Media, Nelon was President and CEO for Ortiva Wireless, a pioneer in dynamic delivery of mobile content. Nelon has over twenty years of telecommunications industry experience. Prior to Ortiva, he was President, North American Telecoms for LogicaCMG (now Acision), a major provider of IT and wireless telecommunications systems, with more than 30,000 employees across 36 countries. He also served as Vice President and General Manager with XO Communications. Nelon serves on the boards of Texlink Communications and is an advisor to NeoSpire. Nelon holds an MBA from the University of Texas.

WHAT: "Back on the Air: Mobile TV" -- Digital Media Broadcasting (DMB) is gaining popularity for delivering digital TV to mobile devices. On phones, laptops or in cars, DMB technology and devices will be a major force in the near future. And with WiMAX set to arrive, speeds and feeds are taking mobility farther than ever. This panel will discuss the importance of this nascent mobile TV technology.

Speakers include: Avot Media, Siano Mobile Silicon; QUALCOMM MediaFLO Technologies; Mobility Sector, Intel; Roundbox; and J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D., vice president and chief analyst, Mobile and Wireless, at Frost & Sullivan, Moderator.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 8 starting at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

WHERE: CES, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Room N253 [Session ID: HLE12]

URL for event on January 6: Sun3.html

URL for event on January 8:

About Avot Media, Inc.

Avot Media is an innovator in intelligent search, near real-time streaming and personalization of video delivery to web-enabled mobile devices. Avot mV allows users to play any web video on any web-enabled mobile device in near real-time with a high-quality image. Founded in 2006, the company is led by industry veterans, and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit

Avot Media, Avot Media logo, and Avot mV are registered trademarks of Avot Media, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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