HACKENSACK, NJ, September 6, 2012 – Vidyo, Inc., the first company to deliver personal telepresence, today announced that its VidyoRouter™ Virtual Edition has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process, VidyoRouter Virtual Edition version 2.2 has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement, and can be found on the VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at https://solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/products/vidyorouter-virtual-edition.

“By using VidyoRouter Virtual Edition with VMware vSphere™, enterprises can reduce their cost of deploying and scaling video conferencing deployments while increasing the agility with which they can adapt their communications infrastructure to their changing needs,” said Ashish Gupta, Vidyo’s CMO and SVP Corporate Development. “Based on Vidyo’s patented Adaptive Video Layering technology, VidyoRouter Virtual Edition delivers natural video communication that is dynamically optimized for the capability of each connected device and for network variations on a user-by-user basis, all without requiring intensive transcoding operations performed by traditional bridging solutions.”

“We are pleased that Vidyo’s VidyoRouter Virtual Edition qualifies for the VMware Ready™ logo, signifying to customers that it has met specific VMware integration and interoperability standards and is works effectively with VMware cloud infrastructure, which will speed time to value within customer environments,” said Sheryl Sage, director, Alliance Programs, VMware.

The VMware Ready program is a co-branding benefit of the Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program that makes it easy for customers to identify partner products certified to work with VMware cloud infrastructure. Customers can use these products and solutions to lower project risks and realize cost savings over custom built solutions.  With thousands of members worldwide, the VMware TAP program includes best-of-breed technology partners with the shared commitment to bring the best expertise and business solution for each unique customer need.

Vidyo and VidyoRouter Virtual Edition can be found within the online VMware Solution Exchange (VSX) at https://solutionexchange.vmware.com/store/products/vidyorouter-virtual-edition.

The Vidyo Difference

The Vidyo communication and collaboration platform is software-based, highly flexible and can be easily customized for individual enterprise and vertical market video conferencing needs. The patented VidyoRouter™ architecture introduces Adaptive Video Layering, which dynamically optimizes the video for each endpoint leveraging H.264 Scalable Video Coding (SVC)-based compression technology and Vidyo’s IP. Adaptive Video Layering eliminates the MCU and offers unprecedented error resiliency, low latency rate matching thus enabling natural, affordable, high-quality video to work over the Internet, LTE and 4G networks. The platform allows users to quickly leverage the latest hardware innovations and new consumer devices, making it uniquely attractive to partners. Vidyo has been active driving H.264 SVC and SIP videoconferencing interoperability in various standards bodies since 2005.

About Vidyo, Inc.

Vidyo, Inc. pioneered Personal Telepresence enabling natural, HD multi-point videoconferences on tablets and smart phones, PCs and Macs, room systems, gateways that interoperate with H.323 and SIP endpoints, telepresence solutions and affordable cloud-based broadcast solutions.  Learn more at vidyo.com, on the Blog or follow @vidyo on Twitter.

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Vidyo Contact: 

Kerry Ogata      
kogata@vidyo.com

+1 (301) 717-4224

About Vidyo, Inc.

Millions of users around the world visually connect every day with Vidyo’s secure, scalable technology and cloud-based services. Vidyo offers video collaboration solutions for companies that require the highest quality video interaction available. Recognized with over 120 patents, the company’s software platform and APIs are used by enterprise customers, service providers, and ecosystem partners to create innovative HD quality video-enabled applications embedded into workflows and emerging IoT devices. Learn more at www.vidyo.com, on the blog, or follow Vidyo on Twitter @vidyo and on Facebook.

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The VIDYO logo is a registered trademark of Vidyo, Inc., VIDYO and the trademarks of the VIDYO family of products are trademarks of Vidyo, Inc. and the other trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners.

Many of the products and features described herein remain in varying stages of development and will be offered on a when-and-if available basis. The product plans, specifications, and descriptions are provided for information only and are subject to change without notice, and are provided without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Vidyo reserves the right to modify future product plans at any time.