VCON’s HDDK allows integrators and developers to create custom and vertical applications for desktop and group videoconferencing users
September 13, 2004 (Austin, TX) – VCON (Euronext- Nouveau Marché -ISIN CODE: IL 00 108 30540), a worldwide leader in audio and videoconferencing solutions, today announced the High Definition Developers Kit (HDDK), a high-quality software development kit that is offered for integrators and software developer’s looking to create custom or vertical video-enabled applications. The HDDK represents VCON’s 6th generation software developer’s kit spanning eight years of continued enhancements and product maturation.
With the HDDK, developers can create several different types of applications. MXM-managed desktop applications allow for a widespread, manageable desktop deployment. Stand-alone desktop applications can be sold individually and managed by any gatekeeper. High-quality group conferencing applications can be created that take advantage of the built-in PC and also have unique group system features such as native 16:9 wide screen display support.
“Over the eight years that VCON has offered a software development kit, hundreds of custom and vertical applications have been developed by our customers and partners,” said Gordon Daugherty, chief marketing officer, VCON. “The HDDK takes our already mature software development kit to a whole new level of quality and performance.”
The HDDK is a complete set of 32-bit OCX custom controls and includes the latest video compression standard, H.264, for optimum video quality. HDDK also includes VCON’s HD DualStream™ for simultaneously sending and receiving video+data, and HD Simulcast™ with VCON’s Interactive Multicast technology and a built-in broadcast viewer. Common to all VCON products is VCON’s PacketAssist™ technology, providing advanced QoS features that allow for optimal transmission of video, audio and data across an IP network.
The VCON HDDK is now available, with a list price of $10,000 and annual support contracts starting at $5,000.
VCON develops and manufactures a variety of conferencing solutions that enable seamless communication and collaboration using all forms of interactive media. The company’s award-winning technology ensures the highest audio and video performance for organizations worldwide. VCON’s meeting and collaboration solutions include desktop and group videoconferencing products, audio conferencing products, data conferencing products and management systems. The company markets its products and services through a network of reseller partners, OEMS and value-added resellers around the world. VCON has worldwide headquarters in Israel and regional headquarters in Munich, Austin and Beijing. VCON is publicly traded on Euronext (Euronext- Nouveau Marché -ISIN CODE: IL 00 108 30540). www.vcon.com