First there were podcasts and videocasts; now come ZuCasts - a free digital media delivery service for mobile phones provided by interactive media specialist ShoZu.

First there were podcasts and videocasts; now come ZuCasts – a free digital media delivery service for mobile phones provided by interactive media specialist ShoZu.

The new service enables photos, video clips and other user-generated content to be delivered directly to a mobile phones on a regular basis without manual intervention or download downtime.

The service is scheduled to begin live previews this month with a choice of over 20 ZuCasts ranging from Webshots? best daily photos to videoblog coverage of the 2006 Vans Warped Tour, a 50-city summer music festival for which Warner Bros Records has selected ShoZu as their mobile media partner. Regular new subscription options are promised, with a growing selection of news, music, humour, images and other digital nuggets designed to provide a constant stream of fresh information and entertainment for mobile phone users.

A free-to-download ShoZu application offers one-click sharing of images captured on camera phones. This part of the service enables users to send images to a wide range of online image sharing, social networking, blog and citizen-contributed photojournalism sites quickly and easily.

Full details of the service can be found at www.shozu.com.