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Vidyo Attains 1440p in an HD Multiparty Video Conference via General Purpose IP Networks

June 08, 2010

Personal telepresence solutions provider Vidyo has claimed that they were the first telepresence providers to ever attain 1440p in an HD multiparty video conference via general purpose IP networks.

According to the company, patented architecture and VidyoRouter technology lets Vidyo's VidyoConferencing system to deliver unprecedented video fidelity at 2560x1440p resolution through a standard Internet connection. Intel architecture-based platforms present in VidyoTechnology enables it to take advantage of Intel's intelligent multi-core technology to achieve milestones in videoconferencing price and performance.
VidyoConferencing combines telepresence quality with Web conferencing convenience. Natural face-to-face communication has now become accessible on-demand from any place to any place through general-purpose IP networks. Vidyo's next-generation architecture scales to accommodate up to tens of thousands of simultaneous users and contributes for a seamless and effortless integration of desktop systems and dedicated room environments. 
The company has claimed that the Vidyo architecture has been designed to offer multipoint videoconferencing that does not transcend but delivers rate matching without adding latency which acts as a key element to integrate devices and networks that can support 1440p with ones that do not. With VidyoTechnology, 1440p can be utilized only on some devices, while other smaller devices connected to networks such as the public Internet, as well as 3G, 4G, WiMAX and LTE, can also utilize it by maintaining a low latency personal telepresence experience.
Co-founder and CEO of Vidyo, Ofer Shapiro, has stated that they are proud to be the first to achieve and demonstrate Vidyo at 1440p.   
Vidyo by delivering VidyoConferencing at 1440p has proven the unique advantages of the Vidyo's platform. Since they are software based, Vidyo is able to influence the latest hardware platforms with a good price-to-performance ratio that exists in the kingdom of videoconferencing and telepresence options. VidyoConferencing products have all been designed to take advantage of an organization's existing IP infrastructure without the need for any dedicated networks. 
In related news, Vidyo delivered affordable (less than 1K) desktop telepresence and offered free multipoint videoconferencing for room systems.

Nathesh is a contributing editor for unified communications. To read more of Nathesh's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Juliana Kenny

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