Livestorm Raises a $30 Million Series B to Create Video Communication Ecosystem

Video Communication platform Livestorm has announced that it has secured $30 million in Series B funding. “I’m pleased to announce our latest funding round. We’ve raised a $30 million Series B to accelerate product development and our expansion into North America,” said Gilles Bertaux, Co-founder & CEO in the statement. The funding round was led by Aglaé Ventures and Bpifrance Digital Venture, with participation from Raise Ventures and IDInvest. With this funding, the total amount raised to date by Livestorm has…

Panopto Expands Meeting Intelligence with Cisco Webex Meetings Integration

Panopto, the leader in video management systems, announced the expansion of its meeting intelligence solution for enterprises through a new integration with Cisco Webex Meetings, now available in the Cisco Webex App Hub. The integration allows enterprises and educational institutions to securely and automatically transfer Webex Meetings recordings into the Panopto on-demand library, where they become searchable and shareable at scale inside businesses and across virtual and physical campuses. Panopto’s exclusive Smart…

Half of All NHS Trusts in England Opt for UK Tech Company Starleaf Over Video Conferencing Rivals

Watford-headquartered StarLeaf is a privacy-centric, British competitor to Zoom  Over 100 NHS organisations across England are using StarLeaf video meetings and chat to keep both internal and external teams connected and make sure medical appointments, training and recruitment take place Over 50,000 medical professionals are registered users of StarLeaf across these organisations, making over half a million video call minutes each day StarLeaf is facilitating 11,181 scheduled NHS meetings each day, and has played…

Grandstream Releases New HD Video Conferencing Endpoint for IPVideoTalk

Grandstream, connecting the world since 2002 with award-winning unified communication solutions, announced the release of a new HD Video Conferencing Endpoint for its IPVideoTalk Meetings platform. The new GVC3212 is a compact, easy-to-use and easy-to-deploy HD video conferencing endpoint ideal for remote workers and small meeting spaces. This device easily mounts on any TV and runs on Grandstream’s IPVideoTalk Meeting service, a collaboration platform that allows users to hold meetings that can be joined on nearly any…

How Enterprises and Brands Utilize Video to Maintain Consumer Engagement and Continuity

Keeping up with advertising, marketing and customer-outreach trends might feel like an impossible hill to climb. Or maybe more like a footrace with 20 other brands, all of them sprinting at once, clambering up a narrow escalator headed down. There’s always some emerging technology, a new platform, another channel that must be understood and embraced. You’re always hustling to connect with an increasingly fragmented market – and to do it better, faster and more efficiently than your competitor. But the classics never die.…

Top Hat Chooses Vonage to Power Video Capabilities for its Widely Adopted New Higher Education Teaching Platform

Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, has been chosen by industry-leading education technology provider Top Hat, to embed programmable video capabilities into its active learning platform for higher education. With the Vonage Video API, Top Hat enables educators to keep students engaged with real-time video lecture streaming and access to recordings of class meetings, facilitating improved connections and learning experiences inside and outside the virtual…

Vyopta and Barco Overture Offer Integrated Room and Video Collaboration Monitoring Solution

Vyopta, a leader in UC monitoring and analytics, and Barco Overture, a leader in AV-monitoring and control, have partnered to provide the most comprehensive room and video collaboration monitoring solution. This integration empowers AV and IT teams to proactively manage and resolve issues in a single pane of glass by combining Overture, Barco's Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) with Vyopta CPM's Unified Communication & Collaboration (UC&C) monitoring. "We are excited that both customers and MSPs can now…

Gong Teams Up with Zoom to Deliver Revenue Intelligence for Zoom Meetings

Gong featured in launch of new Zoom app marketplace Gong, the leader in revenue intelligence software, is teaming up with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. as part of the launch of the new Zoom app Marketplace, revealed at Zoomtopia 2020.  Gong's application provides users seamless access to the real-time insights that are helping sales teams close deals in this new era of remote selling. Marketing Technology News: OZY Media Announces Chris Rantamaki As New Head Of TV The Gong application for Zoom lets sales…

Cloudapp Announces Video Annotations While You Record and Eclipses 4 Million Users

With video annotations you can write directly on your CloudApp video to add deeper context to your bug reports, customer outreach, or internal comms CloudApp, recently named a leader by G2 for the 7th quarter in a row, today released a new feature that makes its video product even more robust as users can annotate their screen while they record. CloudApp, which enables capturing instantly shareable videos, GIFs, and screenshots, also added customizable colors, fonts, and webcam formats so users can create content unique…

AudioCodes Expands and Enhances Video Room Solutions for Microsoft Teams

AudioCodes, a leading vendor of advanced communications software, products, and productivity solutions for the digital workplace, announced a number of enhancements to its Room Experience (RX) suite of meeting room solutions for Microsoft Teams environments. As today's business meetings transition from primarily office-based staff to a mix of smaller groups in the office and increasing numbers of remote workers, the AudioCodes RX suite is evolving to deliver a high-quality, immersive experience for all participants.…

Salesforce Meetings Reinvents Sales CRM Cloud Features with High-end AI and EnhancedVirtual Selling Suite

Virtual meetings are the new norm of every business unit. Today, the world's number one CRM maker, Salesforce, has announced a new suite of Sales technologies, including Salesforce Meetings. The new Sales Cloud 360 innovations help sales teams shift to an all-digital experience and help businesses adapt their end-to-end sales processes with video conferencing, AI-powered video call coaching, and so on. Recommended: Dialpad Acquires Video Conferencing Company Highfive Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the nature…

Vyopta Improves UC and Video Collaboration Troubleshooting for IT Support Teams

Vyopta, the leading provider of Unified Communications (UC) monitoring and analytics, has improved troubleshooting features for its Collaboration Performance Management (CPM) product. The new features will provide a more streamlined experience that allows IT help desk teams to independently detect, investigate, and resolve issues without involving the UC engineer. With the unprecedented growth of video collaboration and UC communications to support remote work in 2020, IT teams are working harder than ever to ensure these…

Clear Channel Outdoor Integrates Outdoor Ads with All-Screen Video Solution

Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO) announced it has partnered with Tremor Video, the leading programmatic video and data-driven TV platform, to help brands amplify out-of-home (OOH) reach and deepen consumer engagement with video ads across all screens including desktop, mobile, tablet and connected TV (CTV). By integrating Tremor Video's capabilities with RADARConnect, CCO now provides advertisers a coordinated OOH and all-screen video solution that seamlessly extends TV, digital or social video campaigns to reach consumers when,…

Connatix Launches Video Insights Engine to Provide Publishers Contextual Data, Analytics and Indexing

Connatix, the next-generation video technology company for publishers, announced the launch of a proprietary Video Insights Engine. An industry-first offering, this new capability will leverage advanced machine learning to automatically analyze the visuals and audio within a publisher's video content to bring greater efficiency to editorial workflows with automatic video indexing, derive new insights from content performance, and help scale contextual offerings for advertisers. The Video Insights Engine provides brands with…

Vyopta Now Optimizes Zoom Meetings, Rooms, And Webinars

Vyopta, the leading provider of Unified Communications (UC) monitoring and analytics, has increased support for Zoom to include Zoom Rooms and Zoom Video Webinars. Now UC and IT professionals have more tools to optimize and improve the user experience for their Zoom deployments including Zoom Meetings, Rooms, and Webinars. Zoom Meetings For over three years, Vyopta has offered monitoring and analytics for Zoom Meetings. With alerts, in-depth call quality metrics, and historical analytics, UC and IT professionals use Vyopta…

Jifflenow Reports B2B Meetings Are on the Rise at Virtual Events

As enterprises look for ways to make up for the shortfall invaluable face-to-face customer meetings due to canceled in-person events, they are turning to virtual events, webinars, and digital campaigns. To make these marketing investments more effective, sales and marketing teams are scheduling thousands of virtual customer meetings to build their sales pipelines. Many of these enterprises are using Jifflenow, innovator of the world’s #1 Meeting Automation Platform (MAP), which has seen a dramatic increase in the use of…

RingByName Announces Free Video Conferencing and Collaboration for All

RingByName, a leading provider of UCaaS and collaboration solutions, announced the deployment of R! Meet, a video collaboration web application, intended to support companies as they tackle the "new normal" of remote meetings in the pandemic era. RingByName Meet leverages WebRTC technology, and as such, no software download is needed as it works on any compatible web browser, a key advantage over market competitors. The new standalone service is provided for free. Marketing Technology News: Splash Collaborates with Adobe…

Discuss.io Announces Key Company Milestones and Enterprise Client Growth; Builds on Smart Video Platform to Ride Shift to Online Consumer…

Video-based insights platform surpasses 50,000 hosted interviews in over 85 countries in H1 2020, supporting major brands and agencies navigating COVID-19 with agile interview programs Discuss.io, the leading enterprise-level smart video platform, announced a series of milestones during H1 2020 which helped propel the company to achieve more than 100% YoY growth during July 2020 compared to July 2019. As the company surpassed 50,000 hosted conversations generating insights from over 250,000 people during the first half of…

Vbrick Further Expands Video Analytics and Video Conferencing Integration In The Rev August Release

Vbrick, the leader in enterprise video platform solutions, announced the delivery of enhanced video analytics with the August 2020 Rev Platform release. Enhanced video-on-demand (VOD) analytics and webcast analytics continue the innovation in Rev’s industry-leading video intelligence capabilities. Additionally, existing video conferencing integration (VCI) has been enhanced to support greater user management and control. Video has become a mission-critical component of the digital workplace as more companies leverage it for…

Qumu Announces Another Major Feature Release for Video Control Center Customers

Leading Enterprise Video provider adds Qumu Analytics Engine (QAE), Qumu Messaging Service (QMS) and new Zoom App to already feature-rich technology platform Qumu, the leading provider of best-in-class video technology for the enterprise, has announced the release of Qumu Video Control Center (VCC) Version 10.5, the customer-hosted deployment of Qumu’s intelligent Enterprise Video platform. This release includes a new Qumu Analytics Engine (QAE) which provides comprehensive, real-time and historical usage reporting of both…