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Vidyo Reaches New Milestone: 50 Patents

May 02, 2014

Vidyo, Inc. offers complete HD video conferencing portfolio for universal visual collaboration and communications from consumer devices like smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops and multiscreen solutions. The company’s products power new workflow applications in areas such as government, healthcare, finance and education.

Recently, the company has announced that it has reached a new milestone by crossing the 50 patents mark—having recently bagged its 56th patent.  The company’s HD video conferencing portfolio has won many patents and is meant for universal visual communication from any end point over any network without requiring expensive network upgrades.

VidyoRouter architecture brings low-latency HD-quality multipoint video conferencing over any IP network to any end point, and each Vidyo solution is built on the company’s software-based platform, so it is fully customizable and easy to integrate.

“Vidyo delivers natural, affordable and reservation-less multipoint HD video conferencing to business users wherever they are, over any device or room size using basic Internet or wireless networks,” said Ofer Shapiro, Vidyo CEO and co-founder.

The company has developed a wide-ranging patent portfolio covering the VidyoRouter architecture, which removes the need for a transcoding MCU and QoS-enabled networks. Also, the company has been working together with Google to develop an SVC extension for VP9 and WebRTC which will give Web developers the ability to access the improved video quality offered by the VidyoRouter, while enjoying the no-install advantage.

The company has also been offering its own VidyoWorks, API-enabled browser plug-in for multiple browsers, and Google Chrome is likely to be the first browser to back the Vidyo-enabled scalable version of WebRTC.

Andrew W. Davis, Sr. partner and co-founder of Wainhouse Research said that the number of patents issued to a company is typically considered a testament to its drive for innovation and proof of its success in exploring the frontiers of what will be possible with today and tomorrow’s technology.

Many users in the world use VidyoDesktop app, which extends high-quality video conferencing to Windows, Mac and Linux computers, allowing users on these systems to participate from the office, home, or the road.  VidyoDesktop delivers a first-class conferencing experience to any workspace.

Edited by Maurice Nagle