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Sony has launched a portable device – and we use that term loosely – for wirelessly streaming live camcorder-captured video to, say, your TV.

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Essentially, the user hangs one LocationPorter over their shoulder and then plugs it into their camcorder. The unit will then stream real-time over a 3G or LAN connection to another LocationPorter hooked up to a TV.

The device supports two 3G connections, allowing you to stream live 352 x 240 video at up to 64f/s and a 320Kb/s bitrate. A single 3G connection will stream the same quality video, except at between five and 15f/s over a bitrate of 64-160Kb/s. Over a LAN connection you’ll get 30f/s at 1Mb/s.

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Sony's LocationPorter

Exactly who Sony’s targeted as its target audience for LocationPorter is unclear, but a piano-backed video demo shows you just how it can be used.

A launch date or price hasn’t been announced, but Location Porter will initially appear in Japan. ®

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