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Vidyo Introduces VidyoConferencing 3.0, Adding User Experience Innovation to the Industry's Most Scalable Collaboration System

June 11, 2013 | Telepresence Options

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InfoComm 2013, Orlando, FL - June 12, 2013 - Vidyo, Inc., today announced VidyoConferencing� 3.0,�providing enhanced usability and new innovations to its software-based video communications and�collaboration portfolio. Vidyo has revolutionized the video conferencing industry by delivering award winning�telepresence at audio conferencing prices. The 3.0 upgrade propels the industry forward once�again, providing users with a newly designed integrated desktop that raises the bar on the video user�experience and democratizes access to visual communications. VidyoConferencing 3.0 also offers two�new room system form factors at market-disrupting price/performance levels with enhanced interactive�content collaboration and tight integration with a variety of unified communications solutions.

Related VidyoConferencing 3.0 product introductions include: VidyoDesktop� 3.0, VidyoWeb�, Vidyo's�in-browser experience, VidyoRemote�, a new remote control application for iOS and Android devices, a�new Vidyo app for sharing and collaboration, plus Vidyo API integration with both AMX and Crestron�room control solutions.

"Companies can now confidently invest in enterprise-wide solutions that add intuitive and viral end-user�experiences to the industry's most scalable video communications system," said Ofer Shapiro, cofounder�and CEO of Vidyo. "We have seen customer growth explode to an unprecedented level; one�customer's usage has peaked at 750 concurrent calls, another purchased a 1,000 rooms systems in a�single deployment, and a third purchased capacity that will support 500 million minutes a year. The�lessons from working with these huge use cases have made the Vidyo offering more robust and userfriendly�than any other solution on the market."

"Vidyo continues to push the industry's price/performance boundaries" said Roopam Jain, Principal�Analyst, Frost & Sullivan North America. "Their new form factor - a small room system, based on the�Intel NUC solution - further breaks down the barriers to adoption by offering a cost effective solution�for small meeting rooms and their approach to a multi-screen telepresence room solution, the�VidyoPanorama� 600, does the same for immersive telepresence. Vidyo's innovation has driven the�market forward, addressing the pertinent need for scalable, affordable, and easy to use video�conferencing solutions."

"Vidyo's new room systems that are built on top of the Intel� NUC (next unit of computing),�demonstrate the power and performance of Intel� Core� Processors," said John Deatherage, NUC�Marketing Director, Intel Corporation. "We are excited to see new applications delivered on the NUC�platform and to have Intel technology play a role in bringing new levels of affordability to video�conferencing room systems."

VidyoConferencing 3.0 Highlights

  • Vidyo sharing and collaboration application - for data sharing and annotation that transforms an iPad into a second collaboration screen for any other Vidyo endpoint and provides�whiteboard and mark-up application for any content shared during a meeting as well as sharingcontent available on the device.
  • VidyoRemote and remote-less operation of the VidyoRooms� - a remote control application�for iOS and Android. Vidyo also introduces one-touch guest invitations for B2B and B2Capplications.
  • VidyoWeb- an in-browser experience enabling one-click inclusion of users of IM clients such as�Skype, Google and Microsoft and streamlined experience for guest users on the system.
  • VidyoDesktop 3.0 - supports two HD displays and an ability to display up to 16 participants for�an immersive desktop experience. VidyoDesktop 3.0 also provides in-call group and private chatcapability.
  • VidyoRoom HD40 - a new small form factor, starting at $999.
  • VidyoPanorama 600 - an immersive telepresence system is priced at $25,000 and supports up�to 6x 1080p60.
  • The VidyoConferencing 3.0 upgrade is scheduled for release in Q3 2013 and will be free to all�existing Vidyo users who are under a current maintenance agreement.

Demonstrations of VidyoConferencing 3.0 and associated products/features will be available at Vidyo's�Booth #1581, InfoComm 2013, in Orlando, Florida, June 12 - 14. Also being shown in the Vidyo booth�are technology demonstrations of Vidyo room system software driving a 4K display and an H.265 SVC�("HEVC") demo. H.265 SVC promises to cut bandwidth requirements in half while the latest in 4K�display technology has the potential to eliminate the need for multiple screens to provide an immersive�telepresence experience. Vidyo continues to support emerging technologies.�

About Vidyo, Inc.

Vidyo, Inc. pioneered Personal Telepresence enabling natural, HD multi-point videoconferences on�tablets, smart phones, PCs, Macs, room systems and telepresence installations that interoperate with�legacy H.323 and SIP endpoints. Vidyo's infrastructure makes it a leading provider of affordable cloudbased�video conferencing technology. The VidyoWorks� platform allows solution providers to integrate�high quality visual communications into their applications, leveraging H.264 Scalable Video Coding (SVC)�and Vidyo's patented VidyoRouter� technology. Learn more at, on the Blog or follow�Vidyo on Twitter @vidyo and on Facebook.


The VIDYO logo is a registered trademark of Vidyo, Inc., VIDYO and the trademarks of the VIDYO family of products are�trademarks of Vidyo, Inc. and the other trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners.

Vidyo Contact:
Kerry Ogata
[email protected]
+1 (301) 717-4224

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