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Vidyo Announces Affordable HD Video Conferencing

October 24, 2012

Vidyo (News - Alert) has announced low priced but improved video quality for its infrastructure and endpoint products.

The personal telepresence specialist notes that the recently announced competitive offerings cost up to 10x more than Vidyo solutions.

Vidyo strives to innovate video communications and collaboration technology and through its platform it supports interoperability between legacy H.323 and SIP based endpoints and infrastructure, new generation SVC endpoints, unified communications clients, and voice only participants.

“Our latest innovations continue to demonstrate our technology lead and our commitment to make hardware oriented business models obsolete,” said Ofer Shapiro (News - Alert), Vidyo’s co-founder and CEO. “Vidyo was the first company to identify and prove that a new software-based architecture was needed to deliver the scale required to support hundreds of millions of personal endpoints.”

Vidyo’s $750 Executive Desktop System offers a floating concurrent-use license that follows the user instead of being attached to a specific device. Its scalable HEVC (H.265) codec for video conferencing delivers lower bandwidth costs and enables higher quality video conferences over narrow bandwidth networks.

The company’s Web browser telepresence delivers quality inside a Web browser without requiring special purpose hardware or soft client installation. Finally, Vidyo’s shipping open standards-based multi-protocol conferencing platform enables customers to realize the inherent benefits of cloud based deployments.

“Vidyo is the only company in the market today shipping 3rd generation SVC-based products that already incorporate years of field experience, customer feedback and robust intellectual property,” added Shapiro.

About same time last year, Vidyo unveiled a breakthrough in the scalability, flexibility and affordability required to deploy video conferencing services.

Edited by Brooke Neuman

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