Skype president talks about the current status and future plans of the company
As part of the All Things D conference, Tony Bates, President of Skype, spoke of the present and the future of this communication platform.
skype users increased, now has 250 million (previously, when Microsoft bought the company had 170 million).
50% of your traffic is video communications, so that Skype will strengthen this aspect of his platform, increasingly in demand (and that brings us closer to the video-calls from the Jetsons).
Bates noted that many modern TVs are integrating Skype and many people are using the video service to create “video environment”, which involves two open Skypes rooms of different homes to people on both sides feel closer.
The other immediate aim of Skype is mobile. These devices are super important to the company of voice and video. Its main users are the iPhone, Android while not as much as they would like.
He also talked about Windows 8, what will be integrated into the platform, so that any device that has the operating system (computers, smartphones and tablets) have Skype installed by default and optimized.
Link: Skype boss: Mobile, Video are our future (Cnet)Tags: All things D, Mobile, skype, video