Thu, Apr 27, 2017 | updated 06:59 AM IST

Messaging app Hike Messenger launches video calling feature

Updated: Oct 26, 2016 16:38 IST      
Messaging app Hike Messenger launches video calling feature

New Delhi [India], Oct. 26(ANI): Hike Messenger, India's home grown messaging platform has announced launch of Beta version video calling feature for its users.

First announced in September, the feature will be available to all the Android users of the app by the end of this week.

It works on a single tap, which is integrated into chat threads with friends. The company claims that the feature works fine under challenging network conditions including 2G.

The feature also allows users to view a live video preview of the caller before answering the call. The company will be rolling out the iOS version soon.

To use video calling on Hike, one has to follow few simple steps listed below.

1. Download Hike Messenger, if you don't have it OR update Hike Messenger if you haven't updated it since September.

2.Select the chat thread of a friend you want to connect with.

3. Just tap on the call button on the top right that prompts you to further select Voice or Video and start off your call.

Whatsapp has also started rolling out video calling features for some of its users on Android. The feature appears to be beta exclusive, available to selected few.

Hike had launched one-on-one and group audio calls in September 2015. The company said that 40 billion messages are exchanged per month among Hike users. (ANI)

New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI): Tata Motors have announced readiness of SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) and EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) technologies for BSIV compliant engines, powering its range of commercial vehicles.

Full Story >>

HCL Infosystems becomes Oracle platinum level partner

Updated: Apr 26, 2017 15:35 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI): HCL Infosystems Ltd. on Wednesday announced that it has achieved the Oracle Platinum Partner status in Oracle Partner Network (OPN).

Full Story >>

Ericsson, MTS evaluates radio network features

Updated: Apr 26, 2017 15:04 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI): Ericsson and MTS, the largest mobile operator in Russia on Wednesday built a prototype 5G network and completed a successful test of new radio network features.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr 26 (ANI): UCWeb has outlined detailed guidelines for writers and content creators to join the 'Super 1000' Program launched in March 2017.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): SaaS cloud platform to manage hotels sales, revenue, operations and online reputation DJUBO on Tuesday announced a rapid adoption among hoteliers with a four-fold increase in its revenues, doubling occupancy, boosting ARRs by over 50 percent, and more.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Mobile application that allows users to personalize conversation in real-time on any platform Bobble Keyboard on Tuesday announced that it has partnered with Zen Mobile.

Full Story >>

Google's new features empower Indian language consumer base

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:13 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Aiming to cater to the needs of one and all, Google on Tuesday announced the launch of a range of new features to empower Indian language users to adapt to latest technology within the comfort zone provided by the language of their choice.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr 24 (ANI): Accenture on Monday announced the launch of its new platform for automated, analytics-driven software testing, after successfully completing pilots with 10 clients around the world.

Full Story >>

HTC announces VIVE product launch in India

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 12:23 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): Pioneer in innovative, smart mobile and virtual reality technologies HTC Corporation has announced the launch of their virtual reality system, HTC VIVE™ making it the first complete VR system available to customers in the India market. VIVE will be available exclusively on Amazon.in via pre-order from April 22nd, 2017.

Full Story >>

Google marks Earth Day with its Doodle

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 08:59 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr. 22 (ANI): The Earth is more than 4.543 billion years old, home to more than 8.7 million species, and still the only known planet in the universe known to harbour life, reads Google's blog today.

Full Story >>

Softbank to deploy Ericsson Radio Dot System across Japan

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 02:09 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 22 (ANI): Following more than two years of verification and testing, SoftBank Corp., a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. on Friday announced its decision to deploy the Ericsson Radio Dot System across Japan to deliver premium indoor connectivity to its subscribers.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr 21 (ANI): The mobile division of Magicon Impex Jivi Mobiles on Friday announced its portfolio expansion of feature phones as it launched 'Sumo T3000' at Rs. 1490 in India.

Full Story >>

Televisa selects Ericsson for HD delivery

Updated: Apr 21, 2017 18:45 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 21 (ANI): Ericsson on Friday announced implementation of a new end-to-end primary distribution system for Televisa, Mexico's leading broadcaster and content provider.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr 21 (ANI): OMA Emirates Group UAE's leading payments solutions company on Friday introduced Mobility - a comprehensive range of Smart mPoS terminals in India.

Full Story >>

Hubhopper app adjudged Problem Solver for 2017

Updated: Apr 21, 2017 15:09 IST     

New Delhi [India], April 21 (ANI): Hubhopper, one of India's leading social content aggregation, discovery and publishing platforms has been adjudged 'Problem Solver of the year' by TiE and Exhibit and ranked second amongst the Hottest 100 Start-ups in India.

Full Story >>

Bobble Keyboard partners with Gionee India for growth

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 13:49 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 20 (ANI): Mobile application that allows users to personalize conversation in real-time on any platform Bobble Keyboard has announced that it has partnered with Gionee India.

Full Story >>

ZOWIE announces association with ESL India Premiership 2017

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 13:29 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 20 (ANI): BenQ ZOWIE, a leading innovator of professional gaming gear and monitors, announced today its association with ESL India Premiership 2017, the second edition of the biggest esports event in the country.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr 20 (ANI): While people claim to value their memories more than any other form of data stored on their digital devices, they are happy to sell them for little money, research by Kaspersky Lab shows.

Full Story >>

Ericsson partners with Lynk & Co to enhance car connectivity

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 07:10 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 20 (ANI): Communications technology and services leader Ericsson on Wednesday partnered with Lynk & Co, the world's 'most connected car' to enhance the future of car connectivity.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], Apr 19 (ANI): India's first 100 percent fibre broadband service provider Spectranet on Wednesday announced the launch of its world-class internet services in Noida.

Full Story >>