ooVoo™, The Award Winning, High Quality and Multi-Point Face-To-Face Video Communication Software, Offers Service Without Download Or Subscription
ooVoo’s Newest Version
Includes Video Chat Rooms That Are Simple For Anyone To Use;
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NEW YORK – February 9, 2009 - ooVoo, the solution of choice for multi-point, high-quality, easy-to-use video communication, announced today the release of the newest version of its award winning, high quality and face-to-face video chat service. ooVoo 2.0 continues to raise the standards for online video communication by introducing added free and premium priced features including: video chat rooms with no downloads necessary to use, improved friend search capabilities, and enhanced functionality to connect globally with family, friends and colleagues. ooVoo's popular video calls - more than 1 million+ video calls are conducted monthly on its platform - are as easy as a phone call, compatible with PC and MAC and work with a range of webcams. ooVoo 2.0 can be downloaded at www.ooVoo.com. Developers who wish to build applications using ooVoo video chat are invited to use a new open API which can be viewed and downloaded at www.oovoo.com/Developer.
Allowing people to create "real life" connections within their daily online experience, ooVoo makes it easier to connect on a human level and avoids the impersonal nature of electronic communications. An additional benefit is money and cost savings, people who want to connect with friends, family or colleagues without the expense of travel can now use high-quality video chat to see each other.
New ooVoo 2.0 Windows features include:
Every day, ooVoo connects millions of family members, co-workers, friends and online communities through remarkably clear and highly superior video quality. Now, video calls are even more accessible with ooVoo’s new “Web Video Call” and “Video Chat Room” features. The added functionality makes it possible to create customized video rooms and connect worldwide, with up to six participants. Each chat room can be built, tailored and recorded to suit a variety of needs that include book clubs, political discussion groups, company brainstorms, media rooms to conduct interviews, homework support groups, sports clubs, family “reunions” and even bridal parties. Tens of millions of video conversations after its launch in 2007, ooVoo has doubled its video resolution, enable Mac to PC video calling and continues to develop new ways for users to expand their ooVoo network and use technology to enhance human communication and connection, not replace it.
“The introduction of ooVoo 2.0 for Windows is not only a milestone, as superior video chat service has always been our priority, but is a step forward in the evolution of the most accessible and personable ‘real life’ online connections. It’s an exciting time to be an ooVoo user,” said Philippe Schwartz, CEO of ooVoo.
ooVoo 2.0 has been configured to work with more web camera hardware than its competitors. In particular, ooVoo 2.0 will automatically detect if your webcam and bandwidth will support the high resolution calls without the need to manually modify settings.
With the adoption of ooVoo in more than 200 countries worldwide, ooVoo 2.0 supports 15 languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Turkish.
The ooVoo 2.0 features add to the range of capabilities that ooVoo offers through its free and subscription plans, which include:
To experience ooVoo please visit www.ooVoo.com.
ooVoo provides a high-quality webcam video chat and communication service that delivers a meaningful way for people to call and connect over the Internet. ooVoo’s technology enables people to experience a face-to-face conversation and share a full range of emotions as if they are in the same room together, whether they are across the street or across the globe. ooVoo’s superior quality video and audio are available to anyone with a computer, broadband connection and a web camera, for real-time video calls with up to six friends, relatives and colleagues simultaneously. ooVoo offers high-resolution video, video conversation recording, telephony, video messaging, instant message chat and file sharing amongst other capabilities.
ooVoo is privately held and headquartered in New York, NY. You can learn more and download free ooVoo software at http://www.ooVoo.com.