Vidyo Powers Video Chat Service in Nintendo’s Wii U Console

  Vidyo Powers Video Chat Service in Nintendo’s Wii U Console

   Vidyo’s Architecture and Software Platform Opens New Markets for Visual
                    Communication Applications in the Home

Business Wire

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- November 19, 2012

Vidyo, Inc., the first company to deliver personal telepresence, today
announced that Vidyo’s innovative software platform will power Wii U™ Chat, a
video communication service that is included with every Wii U console. Vidyo’s
open platform allows game developers to easily embed video chat into their
games. This announcement represents both a major step towards mass consumer
adoption of video as a mainstream communication modality and further
validation of Vidyo’s powerful software platform as the fabric of visual

Vidyo Technology in Action: Vidyo-Powered Video Chat Service via Nintendo's
Wii U(TM) (Photo: Busine ...

Vidyo Technology in Action: Vidyo-Powered Video Chat Service via Nintendo's
Wii U(TM) (Photo: Business Wire)

“Vidyo provided Nintendo with a video solution that adapts to changing network
conditions while being easy for consumers to use from the comfort of their
living rooms,” said Genyo Takeda, General Manager, Integrated Research &
Development Division, Nintendo Co., Ltd. “Vidyo’s software delivers both
quality and performance and is easily integrated into Nintendo’s technology.”

“This is an unprecedented opportunity for both Vidyo and Nintendo,” said Ofer
Shapiro, CEO and co-founder at Vidyo. “Through this collaboration, we’ll be
adding Wii U consoles to the pool of Vidyo enabled systems which will build
critical mass around Vidyo’s scalable architecture and software platform. With
major players in a variety of industries selecting Vidyo’s software platform,
including Google, Ricoh and Philips, we are changing the way people
communicate visually in every facet of their lives. We are excited to have
Nintendo, one of the most well-known companies in the world, also using our
technology. Vidyo is the leader in business video communication and this
partnership with Nintendo further extends and validates our leadership in the
consumer market.”

Vidyo’s architecture and software platform have changed the economics and
usage models for visual communications. Markets where video was previously
seen as economically or technically unfeasible are now reachable via Vidyo’s
innovative software platform. Previous attempts to bring video into the living
room have failed – due to high price points, complicated deployments and
purpose-built hardware. To learn more, click here.

The Vidyo Difference

The Vidyo communication and collaboration platform is software-based, highly
flexible and can be easily customized for individual enterprise and vertical
market video conferencing needs. TheVidyoRouter™ is based on the company’s
patented Adaptive Video Layering architecture and leverages the standard based
Scalable Video Coding (SVC) - technology. It eliminates the MCU and offers
unprecedented error resiliency, low latency and rate matching enabling
natural, affordable, high quality video to work over the Internet, LTE, 3G and
4G networks. The Vidyo platform allows users to quickly leverage the latest
hardware innovations and new consumer devices, making it uniquely attractive
to partners. Vidyo has been active driving H.264 SVC, HEVC and SIP
videoconferencing interoperability in various standards bodies since 2005.

About Vidyo, Inc.

Vidyo, Inc. pioneered Personal Telepresence enabling natural, HD multi-point
videoconferences on tablets and smart phones, PCs and Macs, room systems,
gateways that interoperate with H.323 and SIP endpoints, telepresence
solutions and affordable cloud-based visual communications solutions. Learn
more, on theBlogor follow@vidyoon Twitter.

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