Japanese firmware updateU.S. and Europe are going to have to wait a bit longer, but there's word from the official Playstation site that Japanese gamers are about to be treated to a new PSP update on the 18th December, which will add a number of new features.
Thanks to a translator from Engadget, we know that the following features will be installed:
* Streaming Internet Radio player
* Video scene search
* RSS now supports OPML and pictures
* PSP-2000 owners with 1Seg tuners can use an EPG to schedule Japanese mobile television recordings
* PlayStation Spot now available at BB Mobile Point (Japan only)
PSP updates have gone a step further and translated the whole press release:
# One-segment broadcasting recordings (PSP-2000 only): New PSP (PSP-2000) Series is compatible with the one-segment broadcasting videotaped them. Also, one-segment broadcasting program can be obtained from the table according to the information recorded on reservations. Recordings show the Memory Stick Duo stored in the [video] to play.
# Internet radio to listen to audio content on the Internet to deliver services that it is possible to listen to Internet radio. Pre PSP dedicated to INTANETTORAJIOPUREIYA Memory Stick Duo to register it, can be listened to.
# The PlayStation Spot at "BB Mobile Point", launched: PSP for wallpaper and games such as a free trial version can be downloaded "PlayStation & regSpot" is about 3,500 districts nationwide. "BB Mobile Point" (Source: SOFUTOBANKUTEREKOMU Corporation) to be able to enjoy the service, the PlayStation & regSpot at "BB Mobile Point ", resp. The service access BB Mobile Point area in the [network] "& PlayStation regSpot" icon by simply pressing the SSID / WEP key and ID / password without having easy access. In Dec. 18, 2007 service at the start of the delivery of content is scheduled for the following:
* SARUGETCHU Zarzal blitz (Trial version of the wallpaper)
* Anywhere with - Let's school! PSP the Best ( Trials, wallpaper, a promotional video)
* LocoRoco (Loco Loco) PSP the Best ( Trial version of the wallpaper)
* SARUGETCHU PIPOSARURESA PSP the Best (Trials)
* Brave habit to actual trendy (Trials)
# Video: Scene by scene in search of a preview to be able to.
* RSS channels opml file取RI込MERU so on.Opml file ingest, in opml file that is stored on multiple channels, PSP at once registered.
* Photo (still picture) corresponding to an RSS feed. Channel registered to receive data from a Web page and the image to play.
Source :: Engadget