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September 16, 2010 09:00 ET

Paltalk Receives Two More Patents for Audio and Video Chat Technology

Additional Two Patents Add to Paltalk's Nine Existing Patents, Demonstrating a Legacy of Innovation

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 16, 2010) -  Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community with more than 4 million active members, today announced that it has been granted two patents by the U.S. Patent office: one for system architecture for linking packet-switched and circuit-switched clients and another for a method and system for managing high-bandwidth data sharing.

With the addition of these two patents, Paltalk owns eleven patents, covering innovative and cutting-edge technology that enables multiplayer online video gaming and real-time multiparty video conferencing.

"Since our founding twelve years ago, Paltalk has built a reputation of innovating and identifying the next levels of technology for real-time communication over the Internet," said Jason Katz, CEO of Paltalk. "The patents recently granted by the United States Patent Office, as well as the patents we already have are representative of the cutting-edge technology we employ to keep users connected on the internet."

Paltalk is the only video chat technology with the ability to scale for any size chat rooms (one-to-one or thousands-to-thousands) and has been downloaded more than 70 million times to date. Paltalk allows users to connect with friends or with people they do not know on a variety of platforms, including chat rooms, one-on-one video IMs and SuperIMs, the company's flagship instant messaging client that allows users to share video, audio and text with up to 10 people at any time for free. 

For more information about Paltalk, please visit http://www.paltalk.com.

About Paltalk
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. Paltalk now boasts millions of active members with nearly 100,000 people simultaneously chatting in rooms engaged in lively dialogues, meeting new friends, singing karaoke and attending family reunions.

Paltalk has a long history of technical innovation. Paltalk owns eleven patents which cover core technology related to multiplayer online video games and video conferencing. Paltalk supports IM pals on Facebook, Google Talk, MSN, AOL, Yahoo, and ICQ and is available as a free download.

For more information, please visit: http://www.paltalk.com.

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