Feeds

Sony unveils video VoIP service

Oh goody...

SANS - Survey on application security programs

Sony has unveiled a free video and voice service that could spell disaster for blind dates and spouses lying to their loved ones.

According to the PR blurb, Sony's Instant Video Everywhere (IVE and pronounced "ivy") means that "late-working or travelling parents can check in on their kids at home using real-time, high-quality video directly from their desktop" while "online daters can see each other face-to-face before meeting in person".

Of course, it also means that cheating partners will gonna have to come up with a different excuse for their nocturnal activities instead of "working late tonight, dear".

Said Sony's Eric Murphy: "The launch of the IVE service as a free, unlimited use service is a communications watershed moment for consumers - an instantaneous, easy-to-use application that brings people together by literally putting them in the same room.

"The IVE service is the result of a shared vision projecting how video will continually evolve as an integral tool that people use to communicate in their daily lives," he said.

Sony has teamed up with IP-based video communications service provider GlowPoint to develop the service. For more info check out the Sony IVE web site here

3 Big data security analytics techniques

More from The Register

next story
Virgin Media so, so SORRY for turning spam fire-hose on its punters
Hundreds of emails flood inboxes thanks to gaffe
A black box for your SUITCASE: Now your lost luggage can phone home – quite literally
Breakfast in London, lunch in NYC, and your clothes in Peru
AT&T dangles gigabit broadband plans over 100 US cities
So soon after a mulled Google Fiber expansion, fancy that
AT&T threatens to pull out of FCC wireless auctions over purchase limits
Company wants ability to buy more spectrum space in auction
Google looks to LTE and Wi-Fi to help it lube YouTube tubes
Bandwidth hogger needs tube embiggenment if it's to succeed
Turnbull gave NBN Co NO RULES to plan blackspot upgrades
NBN Co faces huge future Telstra bills and reduces fibre footprint
NBN Co plans fibre-to-the-basement blitz to beat cherry-pickers
Heading off at the pass operation given same priority as blackspot fixing
NBN Co in 'broadband kit we tested worked' STUNNER
Announcement of VDSL trial is not proof of concept for fibre-to-the-node
prev story

Whitepapers

Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.