iMeet® Goes Android™ PGi's Innovative Online Meeting App Expands Lineup to Include Android-powered Smartphones
ATLANTA, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PGi (NYSE: PGI), a global leader in virtual meetings for over 20 years, today announced that iMeet, its cloud-based solution that lets people meet face-to-face online, is now available in the Google Play™ Store for all Android-powered phones. iMeet's new, native Android app lets users start and manage their meetings from anywhere in the world, solidifying iMeet's position as an anywhere-collaboration product for businesses of all sizes.
iMeet advances the online meeting category, bringing it into the modern workplace where more people are mobile and working remotely than ever before. The award-winning application includes an intuitive user interface, HD video, file sharing, social tools and much more. Today's announcement strengthens iMeet's multi-platform presence, which also includes access via all market-leading web browsers, as well as apps for PC, Mac®, iPhone®, iPad® and now Android smartphones.
"Mobile access is non-negotiable for today's workers, and Android is one of the fastest growing mobile platforms worldwide," said Boland T. Jones, PGi founder, chairman, and CEO. "We're excited to offer a native Android app to iMeet users to further our goal of enabling seamless and powerful business collaboration from anywhere in the world."
iMeet lets people meet face-to-face online from anywhere, anytime–helping companies save money on travel costs while still being highly productive. iMeet is commonly used for sales meetings, recruiting interviews, client service, team meetings and more.
iMeet for Android smartphones can be downloaded from the Google Play Store and includes:
- Mobile collaboration: Meet with up to 15 people anytime, from anywhere in the world.
- Meeting controls: You don't have to be in front of your computer to start and manage your meeting. The iMeet app for Android lets you control the meeting right from your phone. Start a meeting, mute guests, share files, chat and more—right at your fingertips.
- Auto-Connect™: No dial-in numbers or passcodes. Connect to the meeting with one touch.
- Share it all: Share videos, pictures, files or presentations with a single tap. Your files are waiting in the cloud, so you can access them wherever you are and on any device.
- Safe and secure: iMeet gives you world-class security that you can depend on.
- Multi-device: iMeet is available on your computer, smartphone and tablet, making it a seamless transition mid-meeting from your phone to your laptop.
- Multi-language: The iMeet app for Android smartphone is available in English, German and Japanese.
All iMeet apps are free for hosts and guests. Joining a meeting in iMeet is always free for guests. For more information or to get a free trial, please visit: http://www.pgi.com/products/imeet.
Google Play and Android are trademarks of Google Inc. iPad, iPhone, and Mac are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
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 on five continents 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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