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But since the launch of Fam, the founders had to raise an emergency interim round of financing to keep the new app afloat.
“We literally wouldn’t have been able to afford our server costs for next month,” Stuto says.
Like with Face Time – but unlike almost every other competitor – Duo only needs a phone number to talk to someone.
Most other services, including similar ones made by Google, require that both people sign up and register new usernames.
As such, it is intended to be more simple and reliable.
It will also make sure that it works well on slower connections, by using Google technology to compress video streams.
Stuto says he’s speaking with more investors about a Series A round, which will likely close in 2017.
Once you download it once through the new i Message App Store, you can start video chats with up to nine people at a time in your existing i Message conversations without opening a separate application.
Because it runs through i Message, it can only be used in conversations with other i Phone or i Pad owners.
That tool means that when someone is ringing, they come up on the screen before the call is answered.
Google hopes that it can beat out those other services with two main things: being available on every platform and offering a special feature called “Knock, knock”.