Xiaomi, a global leader in smartphones, electronics and services, announced today the availability of the mobile phone industry’s highest quality, free, multipoint video communication app for consumers, based on technology from Vidyo, Inc., a leader in high-quality video collaboration. Leveraging Vidyo’s industry leading video conferencing technology, the new Mi Video Call app is now available globally for Android and iOS phones including the new Mi 5 launched today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and in Beijing.

“Vidyo delivers the best video communication experience over mobile and it is exciting to have been selected by Xiaomi, which has disrupted the mobile market with its growth and ability to bring incredibly-priced, high quality products to market,” said Eran Westman, CEO, Vidyo. “Xiaomi has leveraged the Vidyo platform to bring forth a consumer-centric app that will transform how people around the world communicate and redefine what’s possible in mobile collaboration.”  

“Xiaomi is transforming the way the world communicates, putting powerful, cutting-edge technology into consumers’ hands quickly and affordably. Mi Video Call is yet another example of Xiaomi pushing the industry forward, delivering the world’s first completely free high quality  multipoint video conferencing application for consumers,” said Mr. Wang Qi, Senior Deputy General Manager, Xiaomi E&M, Xiaomi. “Vidyo’s patented technology enables Xiaomi to deliver unmatched quality, reliability and ease of use necessary to set Mi Video Call apart from other messaging services and the scalability to support Xiaomi’s rapid growth globally.”

Xiaomi’s Mi Video Call enables users to instantly connect with colleagues, family or friends simultaneously on virtually any smartphone and Internet network in a videoconference, in addition to text messages and voice calls. Powered by Vidyo’s patented software-based technology for outstanding error resiliency, reliable performance and unmatched scalability, Mi Video Call users will enjoy the industry’s highest quality mobile video conferencing experience for free.

Xiaomi leveraged the VidyoWorksTM platform and SDK to build the Mi Video Call application using Vidyo’s core technology with maximum flexibility and customizability. Vidyo’s patented dynamic adaptation technology works over variable wireless networks, making it well-suited to deliver best-in-class conferencing experiences in both established and new markets.

Download Mi Video call by Xiaomi for free in iOS and Android app stores now.

*Nomura Research, Global Handset Update – 2016 to Bring Few Prospects in Smartphones, Jeffrey Kvaal. 2015.

About Vidyo, Inc.

Vidyo is the leader in integrated video collaboration for businesses that require the highest quality, real-time video communications available to directly embed into their business processes. Millions of users around the world visually connect every day with Vidyo’s secure, scalable technology and cloud-based services. Vidyo has been awarded over 170 patents worldwide and is recognized by industry analysts for its cloud platform and APIs. Thousands of enterprises, service providers, and technology partners leverage Vidyo’s technology to create innovative HD quality video-enabled applications. Learn more at www.vidyo.com, on the blog, or follow Vidyo on Twitter @vidyo and on Facebook.

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