ooVoo Opens the World of Social Video Chat to Developers with Release of Software Development Kit

Jul 22, 2013, 09:32 ET from ooVoo

New SDK Allows Developers to Integrate ooVoo's High-Quality Video Chat Services

NEW YORK, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ooVoo, the largest independent social video chat provider with over 80 million registered subscribers worldwide, today announced the release of its Software Developer Kit (SDK), allowing developers to enhance software with ooVoo's advanced video chat capabilities. By integrating ooVoo's new SDK, brands can add the highest quality video chatting service to their iOS and Android apps with one-on-one or multi-party video communications features.

Available for free, developers can access the SDK by visiting http://www.ooVoo.com/SDK. To integrate the SDK into commercial products, ooVoo is offering free unlimited usage with advertising served by ooVoo, or paid per video minute without ads.

"Imagine what it would be like if you could video chat on a dating site or interpret your opponent's expression in a poker video game," said Jay Samit, president of ooVoo. "Face-to-face communication really changes the shared experience across all industries, and that's why we're thrilled to put ooVoo's SDK into developers' hands today." 

ooVoo's SDK supports up to 12 simultaneous, live video streams per session but can support a higher number if requested. ooVoo's services are strictly cloud-based, ensuring reliability and performance optimization for both speed and quality.

ooVoo's developer kit includes everything that software developers need to seamlessly add video chat to their software, including sample multi-way video chat application on iOS and Android with complete source code. With 100,000 new users daily, ooVoo is a social video chat hub that works across all platforms including iPhones, iPads, Android mobile phones and tablets, desktop computers, and Facebook. In addition to video chat, users can also exchange text messages, send video messages, and watch YouTube videos together.

About ooVoo, LLC
ooVoo provides a high-quality, free, social video chat service and integrated instant messaging for more than 80 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 on any Android or iOS-based mobile or tablet device, desktop, over the Web, and Facebook,  using cloud-based connectivity. Recently named one of "The 50 Best Free iPhone Apps" and one of "The 100 Best Android Apps of 2013" by PC Magazine, the free, award-winning ooVoo mobile app can be downloaded at www.ooVoo.com, in the App Store, or in Google Play.

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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