DOVER, Del. & MAINZ, Germany--(Goober Networks, the only complete Unified Communications (UC) solution, today announced the availability of VIVO Engine, a VoIP and video software development kit (SDK) for real-time communication over IP. The SDK includes everything necessary for expanding applications with capabilities such as VoIP and video and includes SIP signaling software, which is the standard for real-time IP communications, as well as NAT/FW and video rendering.)--
“We found the solution that Goober Networks brings to the table to be the most suited to our voice and video needs in the new and improved ICQ 7.5”
Goober’s VIVO Engine is available as a white-label turnkey solution to OEMs or as separate modules, which offers customers the flexibility to adapt to their specific design needs and provide unprecedented services to empower the offerings of social networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and mySpace. One such customer, ICQ, is the pioneer of Instant Messaging (IM) with over 34 million global monthly users. ICQ belonged to AOL before and was sold to DST (now Mail.ru Group) in 2010.
“We found the solution that Goober Networks brings to the table to be the most suited to our voice and video needs in the new and improved ICQ 7.5,” said Mor Yegerman, vice president research and development ICQ. “By leveraging the optimized IP communication offered by Goober through VIVO, we can meet the growing demand for voice and video services and develop our own solutions to rival existing services in today’s market.”
At the heart of the VIVO Engine are HD video and HD voice codecs. Widely recognized as the premiere market solutions in terms of HD video and HD audio quality, these codecs run on any available platform. Additionally Goober offers the carrier grade backbone (as a rentout) necessary to enable such services as video conferencing, paid VoIP calls, and free video conferencing with up to six participants. Offering unparalleled voice and video quality and voice and video optimization functions, the SDK is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android.
"Developers and OEMs now have an exceptional solution for deploying voice or video over IP with the best codecs,” said Goober Networks' CEO Peter Uhlich. "We have developed and built a carrier-grade voice and video over IP backbone from the ground up, which enables developers to successfully build a white-label solution or design individual modules and engines. VIVO Engine utilizes network tools which optimize and complement IP communication and significantly simplify the development cycle, allowing Goober to efficiently provide a convenient, off-the-shelf product for today’s market. This latest introduction builds on our already-proven portfolio and will be followed by a series of additions to the Goober Networks’ product family this year."
Goober’s VIVO Engine SDK features a fully-integrated network, video, and voice engine as well as a flexible, high-level API for a simple integration. Based on the variety of VoIP and video codecs utilized by Goober Networks, quality can be adjusted to specific bandwidth and include HD resolution. The VIVO Engine SDK also includes SIP as signaling standard, network optimization functions for a clean and stable IP connection, broad- and narrowband codecs for VoIP, and several video codecs.
About Goober Networks
Goober Networks is a Unified Communications provider that delivers hyper-connective technologies designed to unify and simplify consumer and business communication and information sharing. Goober allows businesses/enterprises and consumers to publish, connect and share content and communications, anytime, anywhere. Goober Messenger provides the only complete and independent Unified Communication solution on the market today. Goober Messenger supports worldwide VoIP calls cheaper than other trusted providers, offering HD VoIP calling worldwide and allowing users to save up to 90 percent on all phone calls. For more information, visit http://www.goober.com.
ICQ is a leading instant messaging service provider with a global online communications community. The company's robust instant messaging software, enhanced communications features and dynamic community are available in 16 languages free of charge at www.icq.com.