As video gets more and more popular on mobile devices, companies are coming up with newer a solution which helps reduce loading times and also cuts frequent buffering.
Vuclip, a video app which is present across mobile platforms and also has a mobile web version, has unveiled a Dynamic Adaptive Transcoding Technology which it says will improve the video viewing on mobile devices by allowing a seamless experience across any network and any device by simultaneous transcoding the content and dynamically adapting the video stream to the constantly varying bandwidths.
This technology is currently available on the Vuclip Android app and will not only reduce load times but also save on data costs to customers. The Android app which was launched on July 1m has so far seen over a million downloads. Vuclip also stated that people were spending double the time on the Android app when compared to its mobile website. Vuclip claims to have over 80 million unique users monthly around the world.
While the service is similar to others like YouTube, with the new technology watching videos on a slower connection with this app is bound to be a better experience.
In 2009, Vuclip had raised $6 million from Jaffco Ventures and an existing investor NEA. Last year, it had introduced a channel a mobile portal ‘Mira’ exclusively for women. In November last year, Vuclip raised $13 million in Series D funding led by SingTel Innov8, a new strategic investor, and existing investors NEA and Jafco Ventures.
Earlier this year, Vuclip had acquired the core assets of Jigsee, a mobile video streaming company, for an undisclosed sum.