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AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford Selects ViVu as Its Exclusive, Live Videoconferencing PartnerVuCast Delivers Live Video, Powerpoint Slides and Twitter Chat to 10,000+ People on the Web (July 26, 2010)
CUPERTINO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/26/10 -- The organizers of the 8th annual AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford 2010 have again selected ViVu as their exclusive, live video provider. ViVu will stream HD-quality video of the two-and-a-half-day summit, which will feature more than 100 speakers, representatives from the region's most innovative companies, eminent technologists and influential investors.
"We're excited about using ViVu's latest technology this year. It's packed with interactive features that we found really useful," said Summit at Stanford founder Tony Perkins. "ViVu allows us to share our summit with thousands of people from around the world who aren't able to attend in person. This type of participative experience was impossible just a few years ago -- ViVu makes it a reality today."
This is the second year that ViVu has delivered live video for the Summit at Stanford. Last year, more than 10,000 people from 80 countries logged on to watch the summit, using ViVu's technology. ViVu delivers live video in the cloud, synchronized PowerPoint slides and a live, Twitter-based chat platform. People can view and interact with the broadcast from their Windows, Mac or Linux desktop, iPad or iPhone. iPad and iPhone users will have full access to every aspect of ViVu's participative experience -- an industry first.
What: Live video broadcast of the AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford 2010. Log onto the Summit at Stanford's website the day of the conference to watch live footage of speakers and panel discussions, synchronized Powerpoint slides and chat with other attendees.
When: July 27-29, 2010
Why: The organizers of the Summit at Stanford 2010 selected ViVu's VuCast platform because of its ability to stream live video footage and interactive tools to thousands of viewers on the Web without expensive equipment or setup fees. ViVu's live feed is platform agnostic, and supports synchronized PowerPoint slides, live Twitter chat and immediate, on-demand access to archived footage.
Links: Click here for archived footage of the AlwaysOn & STVP Summit at Stanford 2009.
Founded in 2008 by startup veterans from Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent and a team of IIT graduates, ViVu creates solutions to transform the way people interact using video. ViVu's VuRoom, provides instant multi-user video conferencing through Skype - an exciting new breakthrough previously unavailable to Skype users. Along with its presentation and desktop sharing functionalities, VuRoom is designed to help remote users collaborate in real-time. VuCast, the company's flagship offering, enables meeting organizers to create, publish and manage large-scale, high-quality video events as effortlessly as with audio conference calls today. ViVu is headquartered in Cupertino, CA and has offices in Bangalore, India.
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