ZVRS selects Dialogic Media Server for its video relay and translation service
Jun 27, 2016
Dialogic PowerMedia XMS provides video capabilities and any-to-any connectivity
Parsippany, NJ, June 27 2016 - Dialogic, a cloud-optimized applications and infrastructure solutions provider for service providers, enterprises, and developers, announced today that ZVRS, a leading provider of worldwide video communication service for deaf and hard of hearing individuals, chose Dialogic® PowerMedia™ XMS software media server as part of its latest video relay and translation service offering. ZVRS uses Dialogic’s PowerMedia XMS technology to provide a robust solution that supports a broad range of legacy devices and any-to-any video capabilities with its flagship Z70 videophone.
ZVRS selected Dialogic’s solution to facilitate a release of Z70 that met its stringent requirements for legacy device support (H.263 and H.264) with high quality video and any-to-any video capabilities including SIP support. ZVRS solutions provide video relay and interpreting services to deaf and hard of hearing individuals in federal agencies, state government, and large enterprise on a 24x7x365 basis with over 500 American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters.
“Dialogic impressed us with its extensive experience providing robust solutions for real-time, ‘mission-critical’ video applications,” says Lydia Runnels, Vice President of Product Development and IT with ZVRS. “Dialogic’s commitment to high quality video was very important to us, and its software-based solution provides us with a platform that will take us into the future.”
The PowerMedia XMS solution used by ZVRS is a highly scalable, software only media server that enables standards-based, real-time multimedia communications for a broad range of applications on premise, or in the cloud. Built on 15+ years of software media processing experience, PowerMedia XMS is trusted by world-class service providers and large enterprises to power millions of rich media sessions.
“Application developers like ZVRS choose Dialogic for our ability to support their ‘mission critical’ applications with the flexible and robust PowerMedia XMS and MRB solutions,” said Jim Machi, Senior VP of Product Management and Marketing at Dialogic. “ZVRS provides an around-the-clock service that must support legacy devices from all vendors. By building its applications on PowerMedia XMS, ZVRS can meet its commitment to its user community today, while also being confidently positioned to meet future connectivity requirements.”
CSDVRS, LLC (dba ZVRS), is a pioneer in video relay services (VRS) providing 24/7 availability, video mail and mobile videophone solutions for both Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. Established in 2006, ZVRS was developed by and for deaf and hard of hearing individuals based on feedback from the nation’s deaf and hard of hearing communities. Today, the company remains dedicated to that same spirit of innovation and commitment to excellence, continuing to set the industry standard as the nation’s premier VRS provider.
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