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Computex 08:PC games on the move: WiMAX, Real time streaming
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The future of gaming on the move just got a whole lot more exciting.
Just imagine playing World of Warcraft, Crysis or Age of Conan on themove with no compromise in gameplay from playing the same games on ahigh-spec PC at home. According to Intel this is no longer a dream but anear-future possibility.
Inteldemoed the latest streaming software by StreamMyGame at Computex inTaipei this week, which allows the latest high spec PC games to bestreamed and played remotely on mobile devices, with NO compromise ingameplay.
WiMAX is the key
Games weredemoed running on a powerful Intel processor-based desktop PC hostingwhich were then streamed and played remotely on a mobile deviceconnected to the internet, made possible by a combination of powerfulmicroprocessors and a fast WiMAX wireless broadband network.
“Onlinestreaming of video and audio has radically changed the broadcast andmobile industries re-inventing the way consumers purchase and watchmedia,” Intel states in a press release, adding, “StreamMyGame takesthis evolution one step further.”
Real-time streaming
ThePC game's video and audio is captured in real-time and sent over theInternet to a remote device. The keyboard input at the remote device issent back to the PC and used to control the game.
"We areentering a new mobile age where everything from video, audio, softwareapplications and games can be accessed and played on the move" saidRichard Faria, StreamMyGame's CEO.
"Our members can play games installed on their home PCs whenever and wherever they choose.”
StreamMyGame can stream to both Windows and Linux including Ubuntu, Fedora and Xandros. To see more you can watch the webcast of Intel’s keynote online.

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