VoIP and video conferencing startup FuzeBox has raised a $26 million round of funding, the company announced today.
Videoconferencing is coming of age, says Dave Gilbert, the CEO of Simple Signal.
“Plus, being in the Google Hangouts ecosystem you can mix us with other apps,” Lahoutifard told me. “You can activate a prepared logo, namebar, and presentation title, or you can show a PowerPoint.”
Blue Jeans unveiled a massive update to its standard pricing today, adding a new licensing model that offers companies unlimited “all you can meet” videoconferencing plans for as low as $10 per user, per month.
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“We want to price equivalent to a voice call,” Shapiro says. “Our competitors offer an inferior product for more money: Blue Jeans 15 time more, and other competitors 300 times more.”
Interoperability is beating closed systems.
Editor’s Pick “Imagine the yoga teacher doing online yoga to 50 people,” Shapiro said. “Think about an audience of 100 million people … for instance buying a subscription for an online Zumba class.”
Polycom, maker of video conferencing technologies, today unveiled a new software suite it claims will be worth $12 billion by 2015.
Teleconferencing is broken, and Craig Walker wants to be the man to change that. Today, Uberconference, a free audio conferencing service, has announced the public launch of its beta, and a new premium service for business users.
Real-time video conferencing application FuzeBox releases Ignite 2.0.
FuzeBox, a pioneer in real-time visual collaboration, raised a significant $21 million in its first round of institutional financing today.
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Watchitoo is adding a little flavor to the video conferencing industry tomorrow with its new interactive “Layers” function, including a way to monetize what you’re seeing on the screen.
Here’s a new feature for you Google+ users: You can now make phone calls from a hangout on Google’s social network.
Vidyo is now offering high-quality video conferencing on the Apple iPhone 4S, the company said today.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ByWVVovdDg&w=560&h=315] Skype is now officially a part of Microsoft. The software giant announced today that it has completed its $8.5 billion purchase of the video chat company.
Vidyo has raised $22.5 million in a fourth round of funding for its high-quality video conferencing. The company plans to use the money to expand its sales worldwide and develop better, more immersive and inexpensive “telepresence” technologies.
Citrix Online’s GoToMeeting web conferencing service announced today the addition of video conferencing to its line up of popular business services.
Video-calling app developer Tango announced today that it has raised $42 million in its second round of funding.
Social networking site Facebook launched a new service on Wednesday within the site that lets users start video conferences with each other using Skype’s video chat technology. The chief executives of both companies said the service was free, but teased reporters with suggestions that they might introduce premium features in the future.
Blue Jeans Network came out of stealth mode Wednesday, making the cloud-based, multi-party video conferencing service commercially available. Dubbed “any(ware) video conferencing,” Blue Jeans Network makes video conferencing accessible to pretty much everyone with practically any video-enabled device.
Vidyo is seeking to disrupt the market for “telepresence” systems that sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars. It will do so with the launch of Vidyo Panorama, a video conferencing system that delivers high-speed, high-definition video calls for nine people now and up to 20 people at a time in the future.
Nyoombl, which launched at the Spring 2010 DEMO conference, is making a pivot. Founded by Oladayo Olagunju to be the first company to offer a dead-simple solution for video conferencing on your television, the company is now moving to become a broadcasting service that will allow users to bring their conversations to the rest of the web.
Skype, a provider of voice and video calling services over the Internet, might be poised to release video calling for mobile devices equipped with a front-facing camera and running Skype at the Consumer Electronics Show next year, according to a number of reports.
Video-conferencing service Mingleverse announced today that it has raised $1.4 million in a seed funding round to help expand its social network version on Facebook.
First it was Microsoft and Google. Now it’s Hewlett-Packard. It seems the cool thing to do now is trying to take on Cisco’s video conferencing market while the company is down.
Would you pay $600 (and an extra $25 a month) to have a video conferencing option for your living room television? Cisco, traditionally a supplier of enterprise video conferencing and networking hardware, is hoping you’ll say yes and pick up its newest toy.
TokBox, a provider of streaming video conferencing over the web, announced today that it has raised $12 million in a third round of funding and is launching a new set of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to embed video conferencing in any web site.
Cisco announced it is launching the newest addition to its video conferencing technology lineup today called Umi, a home video conferencing appliance designed for the typical consumer.
Cisco, a name typically associated with large businesses’ networking needs, announced today that it is making a move into the consumer marketplace with its new Umi video-conferencing technology.
Intel showed in a demo today that it can create a secure encrypted video conference that will allow workers to discuss company secrets without fear that someone might be eavesdropping.
Skype just released the latest beta version of its Skype 5 Windows client – which along with a more streamlined interface and the usual bug fixes, adds one major new feature: the ability to video chat with up to 10 people.