Looxcie launches Vidcie b2b collaboration platform and Vidcie Tough rugged POV camera

Makers of POV cameras, Looxcie, has just launched a new business to business focused line called Vidcie. The announcement comprises a new real-time collaboration platform that allows enterprise customers to collaborate and share what they are seeing / working on in real time. The Vidcie line also incorporates a new weatherproof cam -- ideal for those workers out in the field -- called the Vidcie Tough. The rugged cam pairs with smartphones and tablets and will come with a bunch of different mounts and accessories. Existing Looxcie cameras will also play nice with the new collaboration platform, so if you already have some hardware you won't need to reinvest. Details on price and availability to follow. The camera maker also took the opportunity to announce that its Looxie HD line will be available in Europe via Apple retails stores and online starting January 23rd. Jump on the PRs after the break for more.

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Enterprise-class mobile streaming platform and hands-free video cam offer businesses the ability to collaborate with field employees and remote workers in real time

LAS VEGAS, NV-- (January 7, 2012) – Looxcie, Inc., makers of the award-winning hands-free mobile-connected video cam, announced today Vidcie, a new real-time collaboration platform that empowers businesses with the ability to share live video from and to virtually any location. Field employees and remote workers can share live streams with each other or with colleagues back at the head office, providing real-time visibility and collaboration in the field. This level of collaboration enables businesses to enhance productivity, improve response times and reduce expenses.

Looxcie also announced the new Vidcie Tough, a ruggedized, weather-proofed, ultra low-light hands-free video cam designed specifically for commercial environments. The Vidcie Tough pairs with smartphones or tablets to instantly view, edit or share video, and includes a variety of mounts and accessories for enhanced flexibility.

The Vidcie platform supports several Looxcie video cams, including the Looxcie 2, Looxcie HD and Vidcie Tough. Each camera includes multiple accessories for a variety of field uses.

"Looxcie's new Vidcie enterprise platform meets demand in the market across many industries – from security and risk management to field assistance and service escalation," said Rom Pereira, CEO of Looxice, Inc. "Our integrated solution of hands-free video cams and live streaming service allows workers to solve problems and collaborate in real time, creating business efficiencies that help save money and conserve resources."

As the leading provider and innovator of instant video sharing solutions, Looxcie has developed the Vidcie platform based on demand from a number of markets and industries, including insurance, field sales, field service, surveillance, transportation and more.

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