Weemo Completes $3 Million Funding Round For Cloud Based, API-Centric Video Platform

Janet Wagner, Data Journalist / Full Stack Developer
May. 29 2013, 11:00AM EDT

Weemo, a cloud-based video service provider, has announced that the company has completed a $3 million funding round that will go towards increasing market adoption of the Weemo video platform which includes the Weemo API.

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Image Credit: Weemo

The Weemo cloud based video platform makes it possible for developers to include face to face video conferencing in software, web and mobile applications without the need to implement a framework or plugin such as Adobe Flash, Java, Silverlight or DirectX. Weemo Co-Founder and CEO Thomas Cottereau, states for the press release that:

"We've made it incredibly simple to add over-the-top video communication services to a business application, and our partners are able to immediately realize the value of video collaboration as a de facto extension of their offerings."

Weemo provides several methods of integration including JavaScript and REST APIs as well as multiplatform SDKs. The Weemo video platform supports WebRTC which allows for real-time communications functionality within web browsers. The platform also supports open standards and protocols such as HTML5, VP8 codec, H.264 video codec and G.722.1 audio codec compliance, and SIP and XMPP interoperability.

For more information about the Weemo video platform and API, visit http://www.weemo.com.

Janet Wagner Janet is a data journalist and full stack developer based in Toledo, Ohio. Her focus revolves around APIs, open data, data visualization and data-driven journalism. Follow her on Twitter: @webcodepro and on Google+

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