Skype buys video broadcast service in real time

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Internet phone service Skype announced the acquisition of Qik, a company of videos for mobile phones, for a value not informed.

The main feature offered by Qik, that has the same name as the company, is available for more than 200 cell phone models, incluindo aparelhos com sistema operacional Android e o iPhone da Apple e permite que usuários filmem e compartilhem vídeos entre smartphones and the internet.

skype video tempo realThe complete acquisition of Qik, that has 60 employees, should happen later this month, According to Skype.

The expectation among users and experts is that Skype becomes even more attractive when you embed the Qik service. To use it, o usuário cadastra free of charge seu telefone e e-mail e recebe por uma mensagem de texto um link para baixar o application que permite o acesso. In the email indicated, the Internet user receives a message with a link to click and confirm the registration. Automatically creates a page that will host all transmissions made already.

Right at the register is a list to select the appliance model, Since not all of them are compatible with Qik. To access the application, um vídeo já começa a ser transmitido ao vivo e ao final da transmission o conteúdo gravado se transforma em um arquivo postado no perfil do usuário.

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