SOURCE: Vidyo, Inc.

June 10, 2008 07:30 ET

Vidyo™ Expands Distribution Into Canada and Latin America

HACKENSACK, NJ--(Marketwire - June 10, 2008) - Vidyo™, Inc., the first company to deliver personal telepresence, today announced reseller agreements with three partners, VSI (Videoconference Solutions Inc.) in Canada, SIGSA in Mexico, and Seal in Brazil, boosting the company's global sales outreach to these regions. The new affiliations strengthen Vidyo's international distribution channels that are already in place in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia, and will help drive additional revenue and business opportunities for the company and its partner community.

"As Vidyo expands its presence globally with these partners, we see continued strong demand for our breakthrough VidyoConferencing™ solution," said Ofer Shapiro, CEO of Vidyo. "The addition of such respected local partners in Canada, Mexico and Brazil is a milestone in the adoption of our products. These partners are valuable additions to our growing distribution program."

Vidyo provides a high quality, affordable solution that is easy to use and manage for enterprises that want to make natural video communication universally available. Vidyo systems deliver personal telepresence -- the ability for anyone, anywhere and at any time to communicate with HD video quality.

"Vidyo delivers important features beyond those of the traditional video conferencing systems already sold by Seal Telecom," said Alexandre Novakoski, Channel Manager at Seal Telecom. "Our company has extensive experience designing and deploying Enterprise conferencing solutions. The Vidyo system finally delivers mobility and multipoint conferencing over the Internet, yet is compatible with legacy systems, which is extremely important to our customers."

Seal Telecom, specializes in video HD solutions for virtual meetings and long distance communication systems. Based in São Paulo, the company has offices in Rio de Janeiro and local agents and resellers that cover the entire country. Seal Telecom has more than 2,000 customers.

Vidyo's expansion into Canada is led by Videoconference Solutions Inc., a Toronto-based full service video conferencing company providing video conferencing equipment, onsite live event broadcasting and private studio rentals. Videoconference Solutions Inc. provides video conferencing technology integration of voice, video, data and networking applications. The company oversees the design, configuration, and deployment of digital video solutions that support communication in the Business, Healthcare, Legal, Education and Entertainment markets.

"VidyoConferencing is a solution that we have been waiting for many years," said Sean Lynch, President and Owner of Videoconference Solutions Inc. "I have been in this industry for 20 years, and finally somebody has truly come up with a way to integrate high quality video, audio and data in one simple and economical process. VSI is truly honored to be the reseller of this unique product in Canada."

With headquarters in Mexico City, SIGSA is a leader in system integration solutions, with emphasis in geographic information as a framework. Founded in September 1980, SIGSA is the exclusive distributor in Mexico of Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), the dealer in GIS software in the world. SIGSA has more than 500 employees, including 100 software engineers and system specialists. SIGSA has presence throughout Mexico with eight regional offices.

About Vidyo, Inc.

Vidyo, Inc., headquartered in Hackensack, NJ, is making personal telepresence a reality. Comprised of some of the industry's best engineers, Vidyo has developed the first new video conferencing architecture in decades. Vidyo enables people to communicate effectively by using HD quality video from wherever they happen to be. VidyoConferencing is easy and affordable to use by anyone whenever they want, and deploys simply over any IP network. Leveraging Vidyo's unique intellectual property built upon the new H.264 Scalable Video Coding (SVC) standard, Vidyo delivers the industry's best resilience and lowest latency video conferencing over converged IP networks. Vidyo's technology for OEMs and end-to-end product solutions for organizations are able to support point-to-point and multi-point connections that include a variety of different platforms ranging from Mac & Windows desktops to dedicated room solutions. Learn more at

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