Joost for Heds
I have two Joost invitations to give to Med Heds.
Click through to find out how to snag one.
In case you haven't heard of Joost (pronounced "juiced"), it is the new online TV distribution project from the founders of Skype and Kazaa. Essentially you download the Joost client (Mac & PC) and watch TV from a selection of channels they provide.
The program is based on P2PTV technology and is expected to deliver near-TV resolution images. It turns a PC into an instant on-demand TV without any need for additional set top box. News updates, discussion forums, show ratings, and multi-user chat sessions (often linked to the active stream/channel) are made possible through the use of semi-transparent widget overlays.
Viacom Inc. and Joost entered into a content provider agreement for the Joost platform on February 20, 2007. Under the agreement divisions of Viacom (including MTV Networks, BET Networks and Paramount Pictures) will license their "television and theatrical programing" to Joost.
I have two beta invitations to give away to Heds, so if you are interested in getting your hands on it before anyone else, just leave a comment below and I'll randomly pick two people. Remember, you have to be a Hed to be considered, so if you haven't yet signed up, do so now, it's free.
I'll be giving these away this week.
I also have three more to give away on my ZDNet blog.