SAN FRANCISCO--(http://zoom.us from a mobile device or desktop, or by downloading the iPhone and iPad apps from the App Store.)--zoom.us, a new group HD video calling service, today introduced an entirely simple, free way to connect with friends, family and colleagues with a single click. zoom.us offers the ability to reach out and share high quality experiences across desktops and mobile devices at a broad array of connection speeds. Starting today, users can access the free service at
“Today, group video meetings are the realm of businesses, but they can be hard to facilitate. Users have separate accounts for each video calling application, which require them to remember different usernames and passwords, and the video quality is often poor”
zoom.us brings a new approach to group video meetings by both simplifying the experience and raising the quality level. By integrating with both Google and Facebook, consumers can get up and running in seconds, eliminating the hassle of remembering yet another login. zoom.us allows up to 15 people to join a conversation for free and, through advanced video technology, enables a superior video and screen sharing experience. zoom.us is by far the most expansive service available and is poised to introduce the power of video conversations to everyone.
“Today, group video meetings are the realm of businesses, but they can be hard to facilitate. Users have separate accounts for each video calling application, which require them to remember different usernames and passwords, and the video quality is often poor,” said Eric Yuan, CEO and Founder of zoom.us. “zoom.us takes the complexity out of connecting to friends and colleagues by offering a single-click solution that works whether you are on an iPad using Wi-Fi, an iPhone using Edge or a PC connected to Ethernet and lets everyone participate in the conversation seamlessly. We have seen in enterprise business how video transforms communication and collaboration – we want to bring that to everyone with zoom.us.”
With advanced HD video and screen sharing technology, zoom.us gives users the highest experience for group meetings so that they can focus on conversations rather than complex technology.
Features of zoom.us include:
- Login with existing Facebook or Google accounts
- Single-click to start a conversation
- Ability to invite multiple participants at one time
- Invite anyone from email, Google or Facebook contacts
- Ability to use IM, email and a meeting ID to invite participants
- Allows up to 15 friends at a time
- High-quality HD (720P) video
- High-quality screen sharing of full desktop or specific window
- Ability to share video during meeting or conversation
- Text chat in private, or as part of a group
- Works over wired and Wi-Fi, 3G and 4G/LTE networks
- Cloud-based architecture to support high quality without taxing individual devices or computers
- Support for Windows, Mac, iPhone and iPad
- No Flash Required
To start a video meeting or learn more please visit http://zoom.us/
To download zoom.us for iPad or iPhone, please visit http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zoom.us-cloud-video-meetings/id546505307
zoom.us is a free group HD video calling service that can be used to meet with friends, share a family moment together or create big ideas with colleagues and clients. zoom.us is easy for anyone to use and still provides a business-grade video experience, from crystal-clear, face-to-face video conversation to high quality screen sharing. zoom.us integrates with your email, Google or Facebook contacts, eliminating the need to create a new address book. zoom.us works on iPads, iPhones, Windows and Macs, so users can start or join a HD video meeting anytime, from anywhere, with anyone. Video meetings are available for up to 15 users at once, more than any other existing service.