QUALCOMM AND OOVOO LAUNCH THE FIRST HIGH RESOLUTION VIDEO CONFERENCING CAPABILITY ON A MOBILE PLATFORM
New York, NY (January 5, 2011)— Qualcomm, the world leader in next-generation mobile technologies, and ooVoo, a leading video communication service with best-in-class mobile video chat solutions, today announced a business partnership that breaks new ground in mobile communications.
Qualcomm and ooVoo will jointly demonstrate mobile video chat with high resolution technology at the Qualcomm booth at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, January 5-9, 2011. The partnership promises to deliver better quality and functionality, and provide longer battery life which will improve the user experience in mobile video conferencing.
Qualcomm leads the industry in high performance mobile media hardware solutions and has identified ooVoo’s mobile video chat as the service that can best showcase Qualcomm’s hardware capability. ooVoo allows up to six users to simultaneously participate on a video call without compromising quality. The company’s innovation in mobile video chat software, integrated with Qualcomm’s differentiated hardware, will elevate the mobile experience to levels that have not been achieved by competitive video chat services.
“We’re delighted to work in partnership with Qualcomm to deliver the best mobile video conference in the market place,” said Philippe Schwartz, CEO at ooVoo. “ooVoo continues to strive for best-in-class mobile video chat anywhere, anytime. Our game-changing technology allows users to experience high quality, multi-device and multi-party video chat in ways that is not available with other services.”
In December, ooVoo launched the first 4G mobile video chat service that simultaneously connects smartphone, PC and Mac users. Users can experience high quality mobile video chat by downloading the ooVoo Mobile application for WiFi or 4G-enabled smartphones.
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) is the world leader in next-generation mobile technologies. For 25 years, Qualcomm ideas and inventions have driven the evolution of wireless communications, connecting people more closely to information, entertainment and each other. Today, Qualcomm technologies are powering the convergence of mobile communications and consumer electronics, making wireless devices and services more personal, affordable and accessible to people everywhere. For more information, visit Qualcomm around the Web: www.qualcomm.com.
Based in New York, ooVoo is the number two video calling service behind Skype. We’re committed to be the best at the video experience and we’ve grown to 20 million users worldwide. We think video communications is cool and we know that our quality and video experience is at the forefront of this new communications medium. We use ooVoo daily no matter where we are – on the playground, in a conference room, or in the air. Which is why we are connected and engaged to create a community people want to be a part of. WE ARE VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS. Download ooVoo at www.ooVoo.com.