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 www.8x8.com, or connect with 8x8 on Facebook and Twitter.