Ittiam to Showcase Industry's First Full HD Video Calling Solution for Smartphones and Tablets at the Mobile World Congress 2012
1080p HD conferencing via Android™ on the OMAP™ 4 platform from Texas Instruments
BANGALORE, India, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the win of two of 2011 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year Awards, Ittiam announces the latest version of its VCS Mobile. VCS Mobile is a video communication system targeted for smartphones and tablets delivering enterprise-grade performance. It enables full HD peer to peer and multi-party video calling on mobile devices.
"Smartphones and tablets will drive the next level of growth in video conferencing, the powerful processors that power these devices in addition with growing high speed connectivity makes it possible for users to engage in high quality video calling on the go," said Anil Kumar, Manager, video communication system. "With VCS Mobile we are in a position to cater to all video conferencing needs of a business, ranging from desktop video phones, high definition video conferencing systems, telepresence systems and now portable devices. VCS Mobile will also be made available on popular commercially available tablets and smartphones to allow for a wider adoption."
VCS Mobile is available on the OMAP4460 platform from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI), running Android™. It leverages the rich set of API's and hardware accelerators on the TI's OMAP™ 4 platform to deliver 1080p peer to peer video calling and up to 6-way multi-party calls thanks to Ittiam's embedded bridge technology. The efficient implementation of VCS Mobile on OMAP™ 4 platform enables users to multi-task with additional applications such as desktop virtualization, while participating in a video conference.
Salient features of VCS Mobile on the OMAP™ 4 platform include:
- Peer-to-peer video calling at 1080p
- Ittiam's patent pending embedded bridging technology allows you to host multi party conferences on your smartphone / tablet
- Full-duplex Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) to ensure an exceptional audio experience
- Intelligent, auto-adaptive bandwidth allocator to learn and adapt to the continuously changing network conditions
"Ittiam continues to optimize its mobile HD video teleconferencing technology on TI's apps processors, hooking into the advanced smart multicore features brought with each new OMAP processor," said Fred Cohen, director, OMAP platform ecosystem, TI. "The latest VCS Mobile experience—a full HD conferencing experience with real-time multitasking driven on a single OMAP4460 processor—captures a compelling use case for the enterprise, made possible through Ittiam's innovation."
VCS Mobile on the OMAP 4 platform will be showcased at the TI booth: Hall: 8.0, Stand 8A84 in the Mobile World Congress from 27th February to 1st March 2012.
VCS Mobile is currently available integrated into the Android SDK to achieve the full platform capability. A newer version of VCS Mobile will be available for download on commercially available tablets and smartphones later this year.
About Ittiam Systems Private Limited
Ittiam Systems Private Limited, headquartered in Bangalore, India, is a technology company singularly focused on embedded media centric systems. It operates through its network of offices and representatives around the world. Ittiam's customers include Fortune 100 companies and are distributed across U.S., Europe, Japan and Asia. Since 2004 the company has been consistently rated as the "World's Most Preferred DSP IP Supplier" in the annual surveys conducted by Forward Concepts Incorporated. In 2005 Ittiam had been selected by Red Herring into the top 100 private companies in Asia. In February 2007, Ittiam received the NASSCOM India IT Innovation Award, a prestigious recognition. In July 2011 Ittiam's VC won the Product of the Year 2010 from Communications Solutions. In January 2012 Ittiam won two Product of the Year 2011 awards from Internet Telephony. Embedding Ittiam IP inside, annual volume of customers' products shipped such as Smartphones, Tablets, Broadcast, Video Communication and Wi-Fi Devices is in several tens of millions units.
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