Persistent develops software to allow quick integration of Skype on embedded devices

Persistent System claims to have developed a software that allows faster integration of Skype video calling on embedded devices like set top boxes, internet enabled TVs, mobiles, and media phones, according to an [article in the Economic Times][bloglink]

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The solution addresses complex challenges of enabling Skype video calling on many embedded devices with diverse use cases, the company claimed in a statement. It has been ported on many OEM chipsets running on Android and Linux, for IP-STB, Connected TV, and Internet multi-media device applications

According to Sachin Kurlekar, Head of Persistent’s Multimedia Group, which has developed the product:

“With proliferation of 3G/4G networks and broadband internet, it is estimated that the VoIP user base would exceed 100M by 2012, Skype commanding a sizeable share. With our solution accelerator, OEM’s can rapidly integrate Skype, while complying with Skype’s stringent performance requirements.”

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