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Video Call Center Awarded Second Key Patent for Bringing Video Callers to Live Television and Web Services

Expanded Patent Portfolio Reinforces VCC’s Unique Position as Technology and Service Leader in Addressing Needs of Growing Video Caller-Based Television Segment

PALISADES, NY. May 16th, 2017—The Video Call Center announced today the issuance of US Patent #9,654,731 by the United States Patent Office, expanding coverage of the VCC’s unique system for creating video caller-based television. This significant addition to the VCC’s patent portfolio, which now includes 120 claims, acknowledges the VCC’s leadership in the field and covers the VCC’s techniques and workflow for many areas including connecting, prioritizing and screening callers, managing caller information within the production team, and switching the production through automated hosting techniques.

The system, with its expanded patent coverage, is at the heart of services and solutions from the VCC that enable traditional and online media companies to create compelling new, live content formats that bring stars, experts, journalists, athletes, and everyday audience members to air directly from video calling apps on their phones and laptops. uspto.gov