MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS - Xiaomi, a global leader in smartphones, electronics and services, announced today the availability of the mobile phone industry’s highest quality, free, multipoint video communication app for consumers, based on technology from Vidyo, Inc., a leader in high-quality video collaboration. Leveraging Vidyo’s industry leading video conferencing technology, the new Mi Video Call app is now available globally for Android and iOS phones including the new Mi 5 launched today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and in Beijing.
“Vidyo delivers the best video communication experience over mobile and it is exciting to have been selected by Xiaomi, which has disrupted the mobile market with its growth and ability to bring incredibly-priced, high quality products to market,” said Eran Westman, CEO, Vidyo. “Xiaomi has leveraged the Vidyo platform to bring forth a consumer-centric app that will transform how people around the world communicate and redefine what’s possible in mobile collaboration.”
“Xiaomi is transforming the way the world communicates, putting powerful, cutting-edge technology into consumers’ hands quickly and affordably. Mi Video Call is yet another example of Xiaomi pushing the industry forward, delivering the world’s first completely free high quality multipoint video conferencing application for consumers,” said Mr. Wang Qi, Senior Deputy General Manager, Xiaomi E&M, Xiaomi. “Vidyo’s patented technology enables Xiaomi to deliver unmatched quality, reliability and ease of use necessary to set Mi Video Call apart from other messaging services and the scalability to support Xiaomi’s rapid growth globally.”
Xiaomi’s Mi Video Call enables users to instantly connect with colleagues, family or friends simultaneously on virtually any smartphone and Internet network in a videoconference, in addition to text messages and voice calls. Powered by Vidyo’s patented software-based technology for outstanding error resiliency, reliable performance and unmatched scalability, Mi Video Call users will enjoy the industry’s highest quality mobile video conferencing experience for free.
Xiaomi leveraged the VidyoWorks™ platform and SDK to build the Mi Video Call application using Vidyo’s core technology with maximum flexibility and customizability. Vidyo’s patented dynamic adaptation technology works over variable wireless networks, making it well-suited to deliver best-in-class conferencing experiences in both established and new markets.
Download Mi Video call by Xiaomi for free in iOS and Android app stores now.
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Xiaomi (xiaomi.com) was founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Lei Jun, who believes that high-quality technology doesn’t need to cost a fortune. We create remarkable hardware, software, and Internet services for and with the help of our Mi fans. We incorporate their feedback into our product range, which currently includes the Mi Note Pro, Mi Note, Mi 4, Redmi 3, Mi TV, Mi Band and other accessories. With more than 70 million handsets sold in 2015, and products launched in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, India, Indonesia and Brazil, Xiaomi is expanding its footprint across the world to become a global brand.
About Vidyo, Inc.
Millions of users around the world visually connect every day with Vidyo’s secure, scalable technology and cloud-based services. Vidyo (vidyo.com) offers video collaboration solutions for companies that require the highest quality video interaction available. Recognized with over 110 patents, the company’s software platform and APIs are used by enterprise customers, service providers, and ecosystem partners to create innovative HD quality video-enabled applications embedded into workflows and emerging IoT devices.
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Xiaomi Contact: Kaylene Hong - E: khong[.]xiaomi.com.