KDDI, a global carrier based in Japan, will deliver a video conferencing service based on Vidyo’s multi-point solution that leverages the H.264 Scalable Video Coding (SVC)
2 December 2010. KDDI, a leading global carrier headquartered in Japan, will deliver a video conferencing service based on Vidyo’s SVC-based, multi-point solution. KDDI’s service will be available in Japan in January 2011.
VidyoConferencing™ enables carriers, service providers and unified communications vendors to offer an affordable SVC-based video conferencing technology that delivers telepresence-quality over the Internet or general purpose IP networks.
“Vidyo’s breakthrough technology is perfectly suited to enable KDDI to offer the affordable and easy-to-use, yet high-quality video communications solution our customers demand,” said Yasuhisa Yamada, General Manager of Data Network Product Planning Department at KDDI.
“As the first SVC-based solution to eliminate the transcoding MCU, Vidyo reduces the latency in the video stream so our customers will enjoy superb, natural, telepresence-quality solution over KDDI’s Wide Area Virtual Switch Service, even over the Internet or wireless networks.”
Ofer Shapiro, co-founder and CEO of Vidyo, said “By leveraging our patented solution, KDDI is able to provide their customers with a communications service that is on the leading edge of video conferencing with bandwidth guaranteed circuits and best-effort network. KDDI’s service is further evidence of the growing worldwide interest and support we’re seeing today from service providers for our SVC-based video communication solutions.”
Vidyo’s unique architecture is the first in a new generation of software solutions that leverages the H.264 Scalable Video Coding (SVC) video compression standard enabling a video stream to be broken into multiple resolutions, quality levels and bit rates. Utilizing this capability and Vidyo´s intellectual property, VidyoTechnology™ eliminates the Multipoint Control Unit (MCU), and offers unprecedented error resiliency enabling natural, high quality video to work over the Internet, LTE, 3G and 4G networks.
Because Vidyo’s solution is software-based, it can easily be expanded, upgraded, and customized for customers’ individual Enterprise and vertical market video conferencing needs. Vidyo’s product line spans a full range of potential applications, from the VidyoDesktop™ with personal telepresence capabilities on a PC or a Mac to the VidyoRoom™ that encodes and decodes HD-quality video at up to 60 frames per second.
Vidyo’s solution was recently the recipient of the Wall Street Journal’s 2010 Technology Innovation Award, nudging out other formidable nominees to win the top honor in the publication’s “Network/Internet Technologies/Broadband” category. Vidyo technology is licensed by HP, Hitachi, Teliris, ShoreTel and others.
KDDI is a comprehensive communications company offering both fixed-line and mobile communications services. For business clients, KDDI provides all services in the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) realm, from FMC (Fixed Mobile Convergence) networks to data centers, applications, and security strategies. KDDI strives to achieve a top ranking in customer satisfaction in every service area.