RADVISION Unveils Off-the-Shelf Mobile Interactive Video Applications

RADVISION (Nasdaq: RVSN), a leading provider of video network infrastructure and developer tools for unified visual communications over IP, 3G, and emerging next-generation IMS networks, is introducing a wide range of off-the-shelf, ready-to-deploy, mobile interactive video applications as well as sample applications for developers. These compelling content delivery and visual communication services run on the SCOPIA Interactive Video Platform, the field-proven IMS-ready media server for developing and deploying advanced interactive video applications.

The SCOPIA Interactive Video Platform and 3G Video Gateway are core infrastructure elements that enable the deployment of exciting converged interactive video services, connecting multiple real-time video sources in applications delivered over UMTS, CDMA EV-DO, Cable and other IP networks. These services allow operators and service providers to increase chargeable bandwidth to maximize ARPU, reduce churn and strengthen subscriber loyalty.

The following applications enable operators and service providers to immediately bring advanced, interactive video services to their subscribers no matter what bearer:

  • Mobile Video Conferencing – Providing multiparty video conferencing on mobile handsets for enterprise and consumer services
  • iCONTACT(TM) – Enabling video enhancements to existing IP and TDM voice contact centers
  • Mobile Communities and Video Chat – Offering multimedia forum and chat services that combine live and recorded streamed video with real-time mobile and fixed video clients
  • Video Ringback Clip(TM) – Displaying personalized video clips to the caller while the phone rings
  • Mobile Video Portal – Offering innovative video content delivery with advanced multimedia capabilities and personalized interactivity
  • m-Learning – Exclusively designed for video-enabled mobile remote learning
  • 3GTubing(TM) – Extending the reach of video sharing services with easy and intuitive mobile access to video sharing portals

“The introduction of a large portfolio of applications provides a variety of choices for users and communities that share common interests, and will facilitate the rapid deployment of value added video services in the mobile and converged arena,” said Alon Barnea, General Manager of RADVISION Mobility & Service Provider Business Unit. “We believe that today’s mobile and converged lifestyle, where usage is motivated by the users themselves, will spur 3G usage. With these ready-to-deploy applications and infrastructure solutions, mobile operators and application service providers can deliver the services consumers appreciate, will use and pay for. These services can be delivered today, and seamlessly migrate to IMS when desired.”

“The world of video is rapidly evolving to let consumers get any video content, from any source, on any device, anywhere they happen to be,” said Gerry Kaufhold, principal analyst with In-Stat. “RADVISION’s SCOPIA platform lets telecommunications companies leverage all their existing infrastructure, and then helps them to add on innovative new consumer services quickly and reliably, all with a forward looking roadmap to support IMS.”

The SCOPIA Interactive Video Platform offers a rich feature set and unique user experience, leveraging its advanced video processing, LINUX-based network management, advanced media and VCR controls, a recording API, and an enhanced, IMS-ready SIP interface.

RADVISION will be showcasing a broad range of IMS solutions and exciting interactive 3G video applications at CTIA Wireless 2007, March 27-29, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida USA, Booth 879.

RADVISION (NASDAQ: RVSN) is the industry’s leading provider of market-proven products and technologies for unified visual communications over IP, 3G and IMS networks. With its complete set of standards-based video networking infrastructure and developer toolkits for voice, video, data and wireless communications, RADVISION is driving the unified communications evolution by combining the power of video, voice, data and wireless – for high definition video conferencing systems, innovative converged mobile services, and highly scalable video-enabled desktop platforms on IP, 3G and emerging next-generation IMS networks.