SightSpeed Powers AMD LIVE!™ Communicator
Award-Winning SightSpeed Personal Video Services Adopted by AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite
Berkeley, Calif. --
SightSpeed, the leading provider of personal video services over the Internet, has teamed up with AMD (NYSE: AMD), a leading global provider of innovative microprocessor solutions, to introduce the AMD LIVE!™ Communicator powered by SightSpeed. This video conferencing application is an exciting new addition to the AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite, which is a software suite designed to help consumers enhance their AMD LIVE! PC experience.
SightSpeed and AMD have collaborated to incorporate SightSpeed’s award-winning personal video communications services in the AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite with a new video communications offering that is available free of charge from the AMD website (www.amdlive.com
). The AMD LIVE! Communicator powered by SightSpeed offers innovative video and voice over Internet services that leverage the performance of the AMD LIVE! PC.
“Together SightSpeed and AMD are providing consumers a fun and simple way to stay in touch with friends and family from virtually anywhere,” said Aaron Feen, director of consumer marketing for AMD. “SightSpeed’s powerful personal video over Internet solution is an outstanding addition to the AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite.”
The collaboration between AMD and SightSpeed enables consumers to use their PCs and high-speed Internet connections to conduct video calls via webcam, communicating face-to-face at the touch of a few mouse clicks. The AMD LIVE! Communicator also enables free PC to PC voice calls, the ability to place and receive calls to traditional landline and cellular phones (PSTN), pre-recorded video email messages as well as viewing downloaded television programming for personal use via SightSpeed TV.
“We are very pleased that the SightSpeed technology has been chosen to be a key addition to the AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite,” said SightSpeed CEO Peter Csathy. “SightSpeed is considered by the experts in the media and analyst communities to be the best of breed available when it comes to personal video communications over the Internet. SightSpeed’s collaboration with industry leader AMD will expand the accessibility and opportunity to experience video communications to a far greater number of potential consumers throughout the world.”
In addition to basic free services, consumers can also upgrade to premium services by visiting www.amdlive.com
or by going direct to SightSpeed’s website (www.sightspeed.com
). Premium services include robust capabilities such as:
- Unlimited Voice Mail Inbox
- Unlimited Video Mail Inbox
- Unlimited Multi-Party Video Conferencing with up to four simultaneous participants
- Multi-Party Text Messaging
- Personalized My SightSpeed Web Page
- Create and Save Video Mail Messages
- Detailed Call History Reporting
- Personal Video Mail Management Page
- Priority Technical Support
The AMD LIVE! Communicator is based on SightSpeed’s highly regarded latest product version, 5.0, which reflects the company’s central mission of providing the world’s best Internet video communications services. This application also includes SightSpeed’s recently released and enhanced video codec, which has raised the bar and set a new standard for personal video communications.
After installation of the AMD LIVE! Communicator, users can receive enhanced video clarity across all network conditions, while continuing to experience full 30 frames per second video, no latency, and outstanding synch of video and voice unmatched by any other service.
About SightSpeed Inc.
SightSpeed offers consumers and small businesses the most complete and compelling suite of personal video services over the Internet. SightSpeed’s award winning free and premium services include best in class video and voice over IP (VVoIP), voice over IP (VoIP), and text messaging (IM). SightSpeed offers advanced community features, including a public directory and an easy to use video creation platform that gives users the ability to record and publish original user generated content to blogs, websites and emails. SightSpeed also offers SightSpeedTV place shifting features, as well as support for mobile personal video. SightSpeed’s suite of industry leading video services offers unique opportunities for video enabled advertising and ecommerce, in addition to communications, content creation and publishing.
Founded in 2001 and based in Berkeley, California, SightSpeed is a
privately held company funded by The Roda Group, best known for
launching the company Ask Jeeves.