ooVoo Introduces Real-Time Video Conversation RecordingFeb 6th, 2008 | By James Lewin | Category: Digital Video Recorder, General, Podcasting Services, Video
Real-time video chat site ooVoo today announced the release of the newest version of its real-time video chat service, ooVoo 1.5. ooVoo 1.5 offers new ways to create and share content including recording a video conversation for friends or colleagues or for posting online.
The video recording services is designed so that you can record conversations to create video ‚Äúnotes‚Äù of an online meetings, and so that you can create video interviews to put on your site. The length of a recorded conversation is limited only by the storage capacity available on your hard drive.
ooVoo has also added a suite of visual effects, such as backgrounds and facial overlays of characters and creatures, that you can add to your video messages and live video conversations. In addition, the visual effects package lets you share a desktop and files from their computer, on screen with participants in a conversation.
ooVoo 1.5 also allows ooVoo calls, from anywhere in the world, to a mobile phone or landline in the continental U.S. and Canada. This allows those who are unable to join via a computer meet with up to five others in an ooVoo conversation.
Additional features of ooVoo 1.5 include:
- Import contacts from Yahoo!, Gmail, MSN Hotmail, Windows Live Messenger, AOL Mail, LinkedIn, Mac Mail, ICQMail, Mail.com and Lycos Mail
- ooVoo conversation ‚Äòsidebar‚Äô window allows use of the desktop during ooVoo video calls
ooVoo has also announced plans for My ooVoo Day (which is actually a week), a promotion starting on Feb 10th that will feature popular bloggers in live video chats.