ooVoo Launches 'SMACK TALK,' the First of Its Kind Ultimate Fantasy Football Social Video Experience With New 12-Way HD Offering Emmy® Award-Winning Sportscaster Cris Collinsworth to Commentate Winner's Fantasy Football Draft
NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you ready for some football? Leading video chat service provider ooVoo, and Emmy® Award-winning NFL sportscaster for NBC and Showtime, Cris Collinsworth are teaming up to bring fans SMACK TALK, the ultimate fantasy football and social video chat experience, through ooVoo's newly released 12-way HD video chat service.
With the 2011 fantasy football season in full force, ooVoo is offering players of any fantasy football service the first ever opportunity to host their drafts via ooVoo's 12-way HD video chat. Beginning August 8, 2011, fantasy football fans will have early exclusive access to ooVoo's 12-way HD video chat by signing up for the promotion on ooVoo.com/football and entering to win the opportunity to have Emmy® Award-winning sportscaster Cris Collinsworth commentate their fantasy football draft via ooVoo.
"This is great, no matter where you are in the world, having the opportunity to get everyone together face-to-face during a live fantasy draft over ooVoo adds an entirely new dynamic to the event," said Collinsworth. "The chance for me to join in, mix it up and talk a little smack in a live draft with big football fans is a lot of fun and something I'm very excited about."
ooVoo 12-way HD video chat is the perfect match between social video and the real time, fast paced draft environment of fantasy football. Hosting fantasy drafts over ooVoo's HD quality, multi-person video chat gives fantasy players the unique ability to deliver high potency smack talk in the same dynamic found in person. Text chats and phone calls during drafts simply don't deliver. ooVoo's 12-way HD video chat service allows fantasy football leagues to create a virtual living room on-the-fly that enables the ultimate draft experience.
ooVoo's 12-way HD video chat represents the next phase of social video chat, with its best in class HD video call quality, whether it's 2 participants or 12. ooVoo supports all major platforms, allowing participation from PC, Mac, iOS and Android phones and tablets.
Cris Collinsworth is an 11-time Emmy® Award-winning sportscaster and analyst who currently co-hosts "Inside the NFL" on Showtime and works as lead studio analyst for NBC's Sunday Night Football coverage. Collinsworth has also been a commentator for the NFL Network, Fox Sports, HBO's "Inside the NFL," and Cincinnati's WLW Radio. Prior to his sportscasting career, Collinsworth played as a wide receiver with the Cincinnati Bengals, where he remains the franchise's all-time receptions leader. Collinsworth is a three-time Pro Bowler and played in Super Bowls XVI and XXIII. Follow him on Twitter @CollinsworthNBC.
Based in New York, ooVoo (www.oovoo.com) provides high quality multi-party video chat to nearly 30 million users worldwide. Approximately 60% ooVoo users are under 25 years of age, and more than 50% have reported new introductions over ooVoo as they use the service for social video. OoVoo's cloud-based technology enables consumers and businesses to experience real-time video calls on PCs, Macs and mobile devices with up to twelve users simultaneously. Product features include multi-party video calls, high-resolution video, desktop sharing, text chat, video recording, file sharing and phone calling to landlines and cell phones.
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