ooVoo to Launch Free Video Chat and IM Solution for the BlackBerry 10 Platform

ooVoo to Launch Free Video Chat and IM Solution for the BlackBerry 10 Platform 
NEW YORK, NEW YORK and WATERLOO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/29/13
-- ooVoo, one of the largest independent social video chat provider
with 66 million registered subscribers, and Research In Motion (RIM)
(NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that ooVoo will bring its
next-generation HD video communications service to the BlackBerry(R)
10 platform.  
The BlackBerry 10 platform allows the ooVoo service to easily
integrate with voice, video and the remarkably fast BlackBerry 10
browser, which will give BlackBerry 10 customers a multiplatform
solution for video chat and instant messaging with friends, family
and colleagues. With ooVoo, up to 12 contacts can connect at the same
time, allowing customers to stay connected and share experiences.  
"ooVoo serves more than one billion minutes of video each month to
subscribers. By bringing ooVoo HD video chat to the BlackBerry 10
platform BlackBerry 10 customers will be able to video chat and share
videos anytime with the millions of ooVoo's daily active users on
virtually any mobile or desktop platform," said Jay Samit, President
of ooVoo.  
ooVoo will be integrated into the basic calling functionality in
BlackBerry 10, making it easy for customers to flow directly from a
voice call to an ooVoo video call. ooVoo's cloud-based service
provides remarkable video quality. BlackBerry 10 customers will be
able to chat cross-platform, and take advantage of the social
features that ooVoo provides, for free(i).  
"As a leader in communications, we understand the importance of
bringing people together in an innovative way that is easy to use,"
said Martyn Mallick, Vice President Global Alliances and Business
Development at Research In Motion. "ooVoo will be a fantastic choice
for BlackBerry 10 customers looking for a multi-user video
communications service that can connect them to their contacts on
virtually any computer or mobile device, and we are pleased to work
with ooVoo to help bring their service to our customers." 
ooVoo's innovative Watch Together(TM) feature allows customers to
have group video viewing experiences within video calls. ooVoo's
customers can incorporate video calling with friends and family into
their daily lives by, fo
r example, bringing friends along on shopping
trips through ooVoo to get real-time opinions on choices, or mommy
group members showing the latest happenings - whether milestone or
mysterious spots - for opinions in real-time. 
Pricing and Availability 
ooVoo is a free service, and will be offered for BlackBerry 10
smartphones on the BlackBerry(R) World(TM) storefront later this
(i) Wireless data changes may apply to customers on limited mobile
data plans. Check with your carrier. 
About Research In Motion 
Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation,
revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the
BlackBerry(R) solution in 1999. Today, BlackBerry products and
services are used by millions of customers around the world to stay
connected to the people and content that matter most throughout their
day. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates
offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. RIM
is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ:RIMM) and the Toronto
Stock Exchange (TSX:RIM). For more information, visit www.rim.com or
About ooVoo, LLC 
ooVoo provides a high-quality, free, social video chat service and
integrated instant messaging for more than 66 million registered
users worldwide. Bringing multi-party HD video chat to users around
the world, ooVoo enables people to connect with their friends, family
and community via 12-way video chat over the Web, Facebook, desktop,
any Android or iOS-based mobile or tablet device, and soon BlackBerry
10, using cloud-based connectivity. Named "Best of the Year" by PC
Magazine in 2011, the free, award-winning ooVoo mobile app can be
downloaded at www.ooVoo.com. 
Headquartered in New York City, ooVoo is a privately-held company
funded by Myrian Capital, a growth capital firm with investments in
video communications, social media and advanced advertising,
www.myriancapital.com. Follow ooVoo on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/ooVoo and through Twitter at www.twitter.com/ooVoo. 
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