Spb Software has released Spb Online to end-users. Spb Online is a set of online services that share a practical user interface and provide quality mobile entertainment available on handsets at a single fixed-price fee (no subscription).
The services offered include Mobile TV, Online Radio, News, Weather, Online Games, and On-device Catalog - all subject to automatic updates and powered by Spb's exclusive interface engine and TV technology.
Spb Online is robust and easy to use even for novice smartphone users. All of Spb Online services support adaptive skins, smart scrolling, 3D transition effects, and one hand navigation
Spb's mobile TV facilitates channel hopping, offers on-screen controls, intelligent video/audio stream tuning to account for broadband fluctuations, doing it all to deliver a genuine TV watching experience - on the go:
- Fast channel switching
- On-screen controls
- Integrated TV guide
- Export of TV guide reminders to Outlook
Spb's radio offers a wealthy selection of the world's streaming radio stations, allowing users to tune into a news or music source of their choice in virtually any language or location of the planet:
- Huge catalog of the world's real-time streaming radio stations
- Stations sorted by popularity
- Option to add custom URLs to catalog
- On-screen volume control
Spb's online games let real people play each other in real-time. All games take only a click to start and require no setting up or much of getting used to:
- Play with real people
- Configurable user profile with picture
- Play Checkers, Hexagon, and Reversi
For any city from a database of 10'000, Spb's weather service attractively displays FORECA's five-day forecasts (provider used by msn.com) in one screen. The service allows scrolling between the screens of up to 10 selected cities with a finger swipe:
- 5-day weather forecast in one screen
- Detailed weather screen with morning/day/evening information for selected day
- Option to select units and updates frequency
Spb Online is compatible with Windows Mobile 5 and later Professional devices. qVGA, VGA, Square QVGA, and WVGA screen resolutions are supported. To enjoy the TV service a fast connection is needed. All other services are accessible with lower bandwidth; TV however, requires a reliable 3G, WiMax or WiFi network.