French service provider delivers web videoconferencing SAAS based on VideoMost software platform
MOSCOW, Russia, July 15 , 2014 – SPIRIT DSP, the world’s №1 provider of voice and video over IP engines to over 1 billion users in over 100 countries, announced today that Option Service Telecom, French service provider, has licensed multi-point HD web video conferencing software VideoMost, started SAAS delivery and signed first customers.
Option Service Telecom’s cloud web video conferencing service targets French healthcare industry. VideoMost will be used in such activities as daily staff meetings, conciliums, consultations and remote communications with colleagues from other clinics, remote appointments for patients and by interns to observe the process of treating to gain experience from the leading specialists.
“We are pleased to start using VideoMost software in our service to connect up to 50 interactive video participants in every conference room.” – said Philippe Laredo, CEO of Option Service Telecom. – “Our clients appreciated reliable HD quality in multi-point video conferencing and collaboration tools including document sharing”.
“VideoMost is software video conferencing platform designed for telcos and service providers like Option Service Telecom. It enables high margin business models for service providers on commodity and inexpensive PC servers, without the need to deploy and maintain expensive MCU-based transcoding solutions”, – said Alexander Kravchenko, SPIRIT’s VP sales.
About SPIRIT DSP
SPIRIT DSP is the world’s #1 voice and video over IP (VVoIP) engines provider. SPIRIT’s innovative carrier-grade voice and video software platform is used by carriers, OEMs and software developers, web services and social networks, serving more VoIP users than Skype. SPIRIT DSP software platforms serve more than 1 billion users in 100 countries. Over 250 global technology leaders have licensed and/or are delivering products based on SPIRIT DSP software products, including Apple, Adobe, ARM, AT&T, Avaya, Blizzard, BroadSoft, BT, China Mobile, Dialogic, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, Korea Telecom, Kyocera, LG U+, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Polycom, Reliance, Samsung, Skype, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Viber, ZTE. SPIRIT’s direct OEM customers jointly exceed 60 percent of the global smartphone market share. SPIRIT DSP mainstream product today is multi-point web videoconferencing software VideoMost targeted at enterprise customers in partnership with telcos as SAAS service. SPIRIT DSP offers its multipoint videoconferencing software products to carriers and system integrators around the world who are deploying high-demand cloud videoconferencing and mobile video calling services under their own brands. Videoconferencing services based on SPIRIT DSP software help operators to gain extra revenue and effectively compete against Microsoft Lync and Cisco Webex offerings for the enterprise.
VideoMost is an award-winning massively multipoint web-based videoconferencing software-only product, enabling telecom carriers, service/SaaS providers and enterprises to deliver a self-branded videoconferencing service from the cloud or with on-premise installation. The software is powered by SPIRIT’s TeamSpirit Conferencing (both server- and client-side), which embraces scalable H.264SVC and VP8 video codecs and SPIRIT’s HD-quality IP-MRTM wideband voice codec (IETF RFC 6262) that automatically adapts video quality to bandwidth and processor power available. VideoMost delivers up to 30 fps and 720p HD-quality calling for each participant in a conference while requiring only 512 kbps of bandwidth.
The VideoMost software server supports an unprecedented 1000 concurrent video channels per $4000 PC hardware server, dramatically cutting down service providers’ costs for hardware server infrastructure. VideoMost is uniquely universal, requiring no special hardware equipment to participate (just internet access, a webcam, a mic or headset) and no registration, allowing participants anywhere to start a videoconference instantly on their PCs, Macs and iPads. It also includes corporate controls with single authorization and corporate contact lists; desktop/file sharing, recording and messaging capabilities; LDAP support, integration with emails and calendars, SIP support for legacy videoconferencing endpoints; presence and more functions.
About Option Service Telecom
Option Service Telecom is an alternative operator since 1996 that posses deep expertise in communication infrastructure and telecom networks. Option Service Telecom has an operator license issued by ARCEP.