Persistent develops solution accelerator for Skype video integration


Persistent Systems announced the launch of a solution
accelerator for integration of Skype video calling on embedded devices such as
connected TVs, IP set top boxes, mobile internet devices, media phones and


The solution accelerator developed by Persistent’s
Multimedia technology group, is based on Skype’s SkypeKit SDK, and addresses
challenges of enabling Skype video calling on a variety of embedded devices
with diverse use cases.


The solution accelerator has been ported on several Tier
1 OEM chipsets running on Android and Linux operating systems, for IP-STB,
Connected TV, and Internet multi-media device applications.


Skype has revolutionized the Audio/Video communication
experience over the internet. With the proliferation of 3G/4G networks and
broadband internet, it is estimated that the VoIP user base would exceed 100M
by 2012, with Skype commanding a sizeable market share. With our solution
accelerator, OEM’s can now rapidly integrate Skype into their solution, while
complying with Skype’s stringent performance requirements,” said Sachin
Kurlekar, head of Persistent’s Multimedia Group. 


For over a decade, Persistent
has partnered with companies to develop mobility solutions. With a team of 350+
dedicated engineers, the Embedded & Mobility Business Unit at Persistent
has successfully delivered over 50+ product releases every year for
carrier-grade, enterprise-class and consumer applications.


Recently, Persistent Systems has demonstrated
expertise across the entire device stack and services spanning use
experience to device testing to hardware.   


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