Yahoo launches application Livetext instant messaging across the silent video




Yahoo Inc. on Wednesday announced a new application for instant messaging across the silent video, called it “Live Tkst” Livetext, and hopes to help restore a sense of their importance to the smart phone users.

During the media event held today in the US Manhattan in New York City, he said Adam Kahan, president of mobile at Yahoo “We are here to inform, and communication with, and entertain our users.”

The idea of ​​the application of “Live Tkst” to give users the ability to conduct a silent video calls, without any sound, or even the option to turn on the sound, with the ability to communicate and respond through texts and expressive icons that appear on the surface of the screen during a call.

And it combines new Yahoo! application in principle between the application of Instant photographer Snape Chat, and applications of live broadcasts, such as Mercat or Brescub of Twitter, it is characterized as not bounded time for text and video that can not be saved or archived to watch later, everything is deleted and removes the end of the conversation.

And it transmits the application, which is currently limited to individual conversations, broadcast video only when it is a party to the conversation online to the Internet via the application at the same time. Users can search for friends in the application through the user by their own names, or telephone numbers, as the users of “Live Tkst” must enter their phone numbers to be used, just like Instant Messaging application and Atsab of the company Facebook.

Although the new application is much like Snape Chat application, but the Kahan stressed that “Live Tkst” did not develop to be a rival to him.
Yahoo launches application Livetext instant messaging across the silent video

It will be the application available starting on Thursday on smartphones operating system Android from Google, iMac or feed from Apple, in a number of countries, are: the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, and Germany, as well as Hong Kong, and Taiwan, which is available in which the application for some time. This is, and will be available only Instant languages: English, French, German, and Chinese.

It is noteworthy that Yahoo has worked over the past few years to reshape itself for the era of mobile, with more consumers are turning to smartphones and tablets than PCs.

Under Chief Executive Officer of the company management, Marissa Mayer, who took office in 2012, Yahoo renewed each allocated for smart devices – applications from application to application Weather Sports, right down to the famous sharing service Flickr photos.

The application of the “Live Tkst” is not entirely new, the company launched earlier in July this for users of EOS operating system in all of Hong Kong, and Thailand.

It is also indicated that the company Yahoo application messaging and video chat, available on the Android operating system and hardware surface only the office.


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