PacketVideo strikes Twonky dongle deal with China’s Aigo

TV technology company PacketVideo has struck a deal with Chinese consumer electronics giant Aigo to provide Android and Linux-powered dongles for platform operators and content owners to deliver content to end users.

PacketVideo will provide its Twonky software and multiscreen products and work with operators to integrate the technology with their content services. Twonky is designed to enable users to find content using phones, tablets or PCs and play it back on TVs with the dongle installed.

Separately, PacketVideo has teamed up with internet startup ShunCloud to create an HDMI dongle for sale in the domestic Chinese market. the dongle will support DLNA and can be used with PacketVideo’s Twonky Beam Browser to access content from popular Chinese content sites.