Global IP Solutions Launches Video Calling for Windows Mobile Phones

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Global IP Solutions Launches Video Calling for Windows Mobile Phones

gips-video-engine-mobile.jpgToday, Global IP Solutions launched peer-to-peer video calling and multi-point video conferencing capabilities on Windows Mobile-based phones called GIPS VideoEngine Mobile. As part of this release, it only runs on specific Windows Mobile models, however, future plans for Symbian phones and iPhones as well as other Windows Mobile devices are planned.

Using GIPS VideoEngine Mobile, wireless carriers, application developers and mobile handset manufacturers can provide high-quality video calls, even under adverse network conditions. The company has partnered with Marvell Technology to ensure its media processing software provides the most advanced mobile phone features on the Marvell chipset and to highly optimize it for the XScale PXA310 devices including the Hewlett-Packard iPAQ series, Samsung's SGH-i780 and Gigabyte's GSmart MS808.

The software leverages GIPS expertise in packet loss as well as lip synchronization to ensure a good quality video experience. My only complaint about this launch is there is no beta software available for end users to try it. I realize GIPS sells/licenses the technology to mobile carriers, application developers, etc., but they should at least offer a limited "proof of concept" video softphone that end users can install and try. I wanted to tested it on my Windows Mobile, but alas it was not to be. Anyway, for more info head here

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