Lenovo Launches ooVoo-Powered Video Conferencing
NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ — ooVoo, a leader in multi-point, high-quality, video-driven communication, today announced an agreement with personal computer maker Lenovo to pre-install video conferencing on Lenovo IdeaPad laptops. Lenovo Video Chat, powered by ooVoo, will be distributed in China and other countries beginning in January, 2010.
Lenovo Video Chat will bring easy-to-use, high quality video-driven communication to Lenovo users and allow them to connect and communicate with friends, family, and colleagues on Windows and Mac platforms. The application offers 6-way video calls and will allow users to record and send video messages, create video chat rooms to embed on a website and 6-way text chat.
“Partnering with a well-known and respected brand like Lenovo is not only a testament to the rising demand for video-driven communication, but also to ooVoo’s unique offering. ooVoo’s high quality video and audio experience combined with the portability of Lenovo laptops offers users a solution they can take anywhere,” said Rodger Wells, ooVoo Vice President of Business Development. “We look forward to extending this relationship in other markets around the globe.”
ooVoo provides a high-quality webcam video chat and audio 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, desktop sharing, video messaging, instant message chat and file sharing among 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.
Lenovo (HKSE: 0992) (ADR: LNVGY) is dedicated to building exceptionally engineered personal computers. Lenovo’s business model is built on innovation, operational efficiency and customer satisfaction as well as a focus on investment in emerging markets. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services worldwide. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.