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Multilingual Video Conference Platform, KUDO Closes $21m in an Oversubscribed Series A Funding to Support Talent Acquisition and More

KUDO Inc., creator of the only cloud-based video conferencing platform with real-time multilingual interpretation supporting 100+ languages and 147 sign languages, announced the close of its $21M Series A funding led by Felicis Ventures. Felicis, who also participated in the seed round for the multilingual meeting platform, is joined by a group of investors including Maverick Ventures, Elephant VC, FJ Labs, Global Founders Capital and billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman in the oversubscribed round. This focused,…

eyeson is Moving Beyond Video Conferencing Running Auto-Moderated Town Hall Meetings

eyeson's patented single stream technology provides a feature that optimizes video conferencing streams on cloud servers that are transmitted to all participants in a defined layout in real time. While a unique selection algorithm, also developed by eyeson, makes it possible to go beyond moderated video conferencing towards cloud based auto arrangement of videos and participants based on intelligent activity tracking. Marketing Technology News: Metis Alumni Win Honors at International Competition For Pandemic Response…

StrikeForce Announces Commercial Availability of Video Conferencing Platform SafeVchat™ to Protect the Hybrid-Workforce From Hackers and…

Built with Cyber Technology and Security Expertise, New Video Conferencing Solution Now Widely Available is the Most Secure Alternative to Zoom and Other Vulnerable Platforms StrikeForce Technologies, Inc., a cyber technology company that prevents data theft and security breaches, today announced the global commercial launch of SafeVchat™, the first video conferencing platform designed with a cybersecurity kernel and engineered to secure enterprise communications and keep privacy intact. Marketing Technology News: MarTech…

FreeConferenceCall.Com Debuts Huddle: Delivering a New Premium Video Conferencing Service to Millions Around the World

New paid communication solution to allow first 10,000 customers to “pick their price” FreeConferenceCall.com, the world’s leading free conferencing service, today launched Huddle, an advanced communication solution. At the core of the company’s product philosophy is affordability, so starting now, the first 10,000 users can take advantage of the pick-your-price option for the feature-rich audio and video conferencing service, allowing them to determine how much to pay each month in perpetuity. The…

Pexip Commended By Frost & Sullivan for its Secure, Flexible Video Conferencing Platform

Based on its recent analysis of the global video conferencing market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Pexip with the 2021 Global Customer Value Leadership Award. With an emphasis on quality, flexibility, and security, Pexip's video conferencing platform meets the stringent data control and privacy requirements of medium-to-large enterprises. Its new Pexip Private Cloud offers an easy-to-manage deployment with control and privacy that are comparable to those of a fully self-hosted solution. "By combining secure and…

Verizon Business Helps Organizations Embrace Hybrid Workplace with Purpose-Built Solutions for Microsoft Teams

BlueJeans by Verizon announced new enhancements to its BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams solution (BlueJeans Gateway). As organizations look to advance their hybrid workplace initiatives, the BlueJeans Gateway gives organizations the ability to extend their Microsoft Teams collaboration capabilities—regardless of where employees are located. Additionally, Microsoft named Verizon as an early launch partner for their new Operator Connect platform. Operator Connect creates a direct peering relationship between the…

Vidyo Announces Three New VidyoRoom User Experiences

Vidyo, Inc., the leader in embedded real-time video solutions, announced upgraded interfaces to its VidyoRoom Solutions, with three new in-office video conferencing experiences curated to provide an optimal collaboration environment for hybrid teams.  As employees look to migrate back to the office post-pandemic, while others continue to work remotely, new interfaces for huddle rooms, meeting rooms and boardrooms, including conference controls and support for immersive experiences, will become increasingly important.…

Creating Virtual Experiences in the Age of Zoom Fatigue

Virtual experiences are the talk of every digital conference today. With every in-person interaction pivoting to virtual – happy hours, client meetings, even full-blown conferences – it’s no wonder “Zoom fatigue” has become such a widely experienced sentiment. But it doesn’t have to be! Whether you’re planning a meeting for two or an event for 2,000, there is so much opportunity to create something meaningful and worthwhile for attendees. Involve Your Participants. Creativity Is Key. If you’re not prioritizing ways in…

“Corona-proofing” Your Content in Easy Steps

How good is your 'corona-proofing" content strategy? Companies that started 2020 without digital content as part of their overall awareness and marketing strategy were already behind the curve in our digitized world. Thanks to the Coronavirus, companies without a digital strategy now, are struggling to catch up. In a sea of “unprecedented times,” one thing is clear for creatives operating across all industries: there has never been a more important time than now to be able to communicate to your target audience in a…

Agora Powers Innovative Virtual Experiences Beyond Video Conferencing

Agora, Inc, a pioneer and leading platform for real-time engagement APIs, announced impressive growth across its customer base in Q3 driven by increased demand for real-time engagement (RTE) technology. Agora, with dual headquarters in Santa Clara, California, and Shanghai, China, saw a 95.4% increase in active customers year-over-year as of September 2020 and continues to power some of the most exciting digital transformations in the world. Heading into the new year, Agora will continue to be the go-to developer-friendly…

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…

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…

UK’s Leading Legal Services Business Slater and Gordon Transforms Client Services With 8×8

Selects and Rolls Out 8x8’s Integrated Voice, Video, Team Chat and Contact Centre Solution in Just Eight Days to Support ‘Operate from Anywhere’ Strategy 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform provider, announced that Slater and Gordon, the UK’s leading consumer legal services business, has deployed the 8x8 Open Communications PlatformTM to transform its legal services and create an agile workplace as part of its ‘work anywhere’ strategy. Slater and Gordon provides high quality, technology-driven…

Vowel Emerges From Stealth With First Collaborative Meeting Platform For Remote & Distributed Teams

Company launches with 4.3 million in seed funding from Amity Ventures, BoxGroup, Company Ventures, and Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin Vowel officially launched the first true meeting platform for remote and distributed teams. Vowel was built to make meetings more productive, collaborative, engaging and actionable. Now, teams and individuals can host, plan, record, transcribe, search and share video meetings — all under a single platform. “Earlier this year, we were forced into the world’s largest work-from-home experiment,…

NYNJA Adds Enhanced Background Noise Cancellation; Solves The Biggest Challenge Facing Remote Work, Unintended And Distracting Noise

Upgraded Conference Call Management, in-Line Translation and Transcription and Audio Visual Representation Continue to Drive Most Intuitive, Reliable and Secure Communications Platform NYNJA, the security-first, all-in-one communications platform for all mission-critical communications needs, announced the launch of an enhanced version of its background noise cancellation technology (BNC) that provides users with the industry’s most advanced technology to mitigate noise during teleconferencing. NYNJA is the first to…

Lifesize Recognized as a Visionary in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions

Lifesize, a global innovator of immersive enterprise communication solutions, announced it has been named a Visionary in Gartner, Inc.’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Meeting Solutions. Vendors placed in the Magic Quadrant report are evaluated based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. This marks the third consecutive year Lifesize has been included and the company’s second consecutive year positioned as a Visionary. "We consider Gartner’s recognition of Lifesize as a 2020 Visionary in the Magic Quadrant for…

New Presentlive From Shufflrr Empowers The Post-COVID Business World With Presentation Management Capabilities

In-browser presentation renderings, full audio and video streaming capabilities ideal for virtual meetings, conferences, webinars and training sessions where traditional video conferencing solutions fall short Shufflrr, leaders in presentation management technology, announced the launch of PresentLive™, a robust new feature that provides a centralized, controlled presentation environment to a world where virtual collaboration has become crucial to business success. PresentLive™ enables executives and team leaders to deliver…

TechBytes with Anudit Vikram SVP of Product at MediaMath

Hi Anudit, tell us about your experience as a Product Management leader in AdTech during a lockdown crisis? Covid-19 has changed the rules of the game with businesses re-aligning their priorities to address the suddenly changed needs of their customers. The key to success in these times is clear communication across the organization, ensuring everyone understands and is on the same page with the new objectives. At MediaMath, our team is set up to change course in required direction swiftly. How do you relay your ideas…

3 Key Elements that Drive Successful Hybrid Events

Event planners have always taken risk into account, but no one could have been prepared to deal with the losses ushered in by COVID-19. As the industry has come to terms with this “new normal,” planners searched for ways to remain in front of their audiences and make money, without the possibility of traditional events. Months into the pandemic, event organizers are embracing virtual as the best near-term solution, but the prospect of bringing back an in-person component and hosting Hybrid events is right around the corner.…

Dialpad Acquires Video Conferencing Company Highfive

Dialpad, the only cloud-native business communications platform powered by Voice Intelligence (Vi), announced that it has acquired video conferencing company Highfive. Bringing together two best-in-class, "work from anywhere"-focused companies, the acquisition grows the Dialpad team and product portfolio, adding enhancements to video capabilities across the platform and increasing reliability and flexibility for dispersed teams. According to a recent survey conducted by Pulse, 41% of IT, engineering, and customer success…