GlobalMeet® Now Powered by Android™ PGi's Integrated Web and Audio Conferencing App Expands Lineup to Include Android Smartphones
ATLANTA, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PGi (NYSE: PGI), a global leader in virtual meetings for over 20 years, today announced that its easy-to-use web conferencing solution, GlobalMeet, is now available in the Google Play™ Store for Android smartphones. GlobalMeet's new mobile app gives users all the tools they need to host and manage productive meetings wherever they are with their Android smartphone.
"We live in a world where people are using business-critical applications on multiple devices – tablets, laptops, desktops and smartphones alike. Smart businesses are achieving game-changing results with multi-platform collaboration solutions to connect their remote workers, enhance productivity, advance innovation and accelerate their sales," said Boland T. Jones, PGi founder, chairman and CEO. "By adding the GlobalMeet app for Android smartphones to our mobility suite, PGi continues its mission to bring the best virtual collaboration experience to each and every business professional around the world."
Download the free GlobalMeet app for Android smartphones from the Google Play Store. The new GlobalMeet app enables hosts to:
- Meet with up to 125 people.
- Control participant volumes and mute noisy lines.
- Invite participants via email or dial out to guests.
- Visually identify the person speaking.
- Record their meetings.
- Lock their meetings to limit access.
- View participant profiles and contact information.
GlobalMeet is designed to deliver a consistent user experience across platforms and devices, enabling users to easily start and manage meetings from their desktop, Mac®, iPad®, iPhone®, BlackBerry® and now Android smartphones.
GlobalMeet for Android is available for meeting hosts and their guests. To host a GlobalMeet web conference, a subscription is required. To sign up for GlobalMeet web conference services, please visit us online at www.pgi.com/products/GlobalMeet.
Google Play and Android are trademarks of Google Inc. Mac, iPad and iPhone are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. The BlackBerry® trademark, name and logo is the property of Research In Motion Limited and is registered and/or used in the U.S. and countries around the world.
About Premiere Global Services, Inc. │ PGi
PGi has been a global leader in virtual meetings for over 20 years. Our cloud-based solutions deliver multi-point, real-time virtual collaboration using video, voice, mobile, web streaming and file sharing technologies. PGi solutions are available via desktops, tablets and mobile devices, helping businesses worldwide be more productive, mobile and environmentally responsible. PGi has a global presence in 25 countries and an established base of over 40,000 enterprise customers, including 75% of the Fortune 100™. In the last five years, we have hosted nearly one billion people from 137 countries in over 200 million virtual meetings. For more information, visit PGi at www.pgi.com.
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