March 12, 2007 09:00 ET

VidSoft Refines the On-Demand, Visual Collaboration Experience With Latest Release

Enhanced Data Collaboration Functionality, a New Instant Messaging Infrastructure, and Additional Call Handling Features Make It Even Easier for Distributed Work Teams to Communicate From Their Desktops

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 12, 2007 -- VidSoft Inc., a global provider of IP-based multimedia-rich communication solutions, today announced the addition of powerful new features and enhancements to the company's on-demand, visual collaboration solution. VidSoft 1.7 expands on the depth and breadth of VidSoft's synchronous video, audio and data sharing capabilities with multiple platform upgrades.

VidSoft combines TV-quality video with audio and real-time data sharing, enabling distributed teams to instantly collaborate from their computers without anything more than a standard web camera, microphone and VidSoft's easy-to-install software. VidSoft works within a company's existing infrastructure and uses minimal bandwidth. Version 1.7 offers the following new features and enhancements:

--  New Instant Messaging Infrastructure based on open standards offers
    enhanced security including subscription-based presence
--  New Data Conferencing and Collaboration capabilities such as the
    ability to present and distribute "handouts" to participants without
    sharing the application
--  Additional Call Handling Features such as call transfer
--  Support for Windows Vista
--  Enhanced H.323 support and VoIP interworking
--  Improved internal directory with enhanced reliability and speed
--  Enhanced communication between clusters of users
--  Improved client APIs for integration into web pages and third-party
VidSoft 1.7, which has been in beta use by customers since last November, is available immediately. Sign up for a free trial today at

About VidSoft

Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and with a Europe office in Dresden, VidSoft develops media-rich communication solutions that seamlessly integrate video, audio, web conferencing and collaboration. VidSoft works over the Internet or corporate intranet -- right from the user's desktop.

VidSoft software is deployed in more than 20 countries and used by some of the world's leading companies to streamline day-to-day business processes, reduce communication bottlenecks, achieve measurable cost savings and enhance their competitive edge. The "software only" solution was built, from the ground up with large, multinational companies in mind. It's secure, easy to deploy and maintain, and delivers best-in-class synchronized audio and video with minimal impact on bandwidth. Visit for more information.

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