8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), provider of innovative cloud communications and computing solutions, today announced that it has been awarded two new patents related to its videoconferencing and contact/call center technologies. On June 19, 2012, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued United States Patent number 8,204,206, entitled “Systems and Methods for Selection of a Communication Path.” On May 8, 2012, 8x8 was issued United States Patent number 8,174,556, entitled “Videoconferencing Arrangement Having Multi-Purpose Digital Still Camera.”
The first patent relates to embodiments of systems for selecting a communication path with low latency between an agent in a networked contact center and a caller. The second patent relates to a videoconferencing system using a modular terminal that includes a conventional digital still camera coupled to an input port of the videoconferencing system.
Since its establishment in 1987, 8x8 has been awarded eighty-one (81) United States patents covering a variety of voice and video communications, signaling, processing and storage technologies.
About 8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) is a leading provider of cloud communications and computing solutions. With a portfolio of SaaS and IaaS solutions encompassing hosted communications services, contact center, unified communications, video web conferencing, managed dedicated hosting, virtual private servers and more, 8x8 is uniquely positioned as a business’ one-stop shop for everything cloud. 8x8 has been delivering cloud services since 2002 and has garnered a reputation for technological excellence and outstanding reliability, backed by a commitment to exceptional customer support. 8x8 customers include small to medium sized businesses, distributed enterprise organizations and government agencies. For additional information, visit
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