Spreed Next Generation

Golden start into the 20s - free online meetings for 6 months

Spreed is the global cloud platform that provides users with state-of-the-art video and audio communication, telephone conferencing, online collaboration, file synchronization and sharing, and much more across multiple devices, desktops and phones. In addition, Spreed offers three compatible online editors for documents, spreadsheets and presentations that combine the formatting quality of Microsoft Office applications with the features of Google Drive.

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New business address Struktur AG

We are excited to announce that we have moved to a new location: Read more more


Spreedbox Spreed.ME Secure WebRTC for ownCloud 8.1/8.2 available

Anticipating the release of the Spreedbox secure video chat and file exchange, Spreedbox manufacturer struktur AG released Spreed.ME Secure WebRTC software for ownCloud 8.1/8.2 as open source software.

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Fully supported: Spreed Online Meeting using Windows 10 and Edge

Since Microsoft released a free upgrade for its operating system Windows 10 on July 29, 2015 "Edge" has been introduced as the new default browser replacing the outdated Internet Explorer. Spreed Online Meeting is fully supported using Windows 10 and Edge, meaning your meetings will be as performant and reliable as they were before. Read more more


STRUKTUR AG: Dr. Dirk Farin, lead developer of libde265 HEVC/H.265 video codec has received Eurasip 2014 best paper award

STRUKTUR AG is glad to announce that the lead developer of their libde265 HEVC/H.265 video codec, Dr. Dirk Farin, has received the Eurasip 2014 best paper award for the "Signal Processing: Image Communication" journal [1], [2]. The research was carried out in a cooperation of the TU Eindhoven with the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute. This pioneering work discusses a fundamental new coding technique for multi-view 3D-video and significantly influenced the 3D-video coding extension currently being developed for HEVC and expected to be finalized in 2015. Read more more


Spreed 2.9: New Spreed lobby, optimized dial-in etc.

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struktur AG / Spreed provides new features for Vodafone Conferencing Pro

New features for Vodafone Conferencing Pro tested and accepted by the Innovation Park Labs

LTE Plattform The Vodafone product "Conferencing Pro" allows business customers to combine Web conferences or webinars with telephone conferences via the landline or mobile network. Vodafone recently added new, video-based functions to this network-based conference solution.

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struktur AG / Spreed Online Meeting Released libde265 - An Open Implementation of the H.265 High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) Video Compression Standard

Today, struktur AG / Spreed released another milestone of libde265 open source codec for High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), a video compression standard, successor to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Advanced Video Coding). HEVC is said to double the data compression ratio compared to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC at the same level of video quality. It is able to support resolutions up to 8K UHD (8192×4320).

With this new release, libde265 implements all commonly used coding tools of the H.265 video standard. This includes support for playback of the newly released DivX HEVC video streams. Since libde265's implementation does not rely on any special hardware, H.265 video streams are playable on tablets and mobile phones.

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struktur AG / Spreed Online Meeting released libde265 - High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) a video compression standard, successor to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Advanced Video Coding)

HEVC is said to double the data compression ratio compared to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC at the same level of video quality. It can support resolutions up to 8K UHD (8192×4320).

libde265 has been developed from scratch as clean-room implementation. Its standardized API makes it easy to integrate HEVC libde265 into applications such as state-of-the-art web browsers and next-gen video conference systems.

libde265 licensed by struktur AG, Germany under open source LGPL.

libde265 on github:

HEVC / H.265 on Wikipedia:

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Spreed releases app for Android smartphones and tablets 

By releasing the new Webinar web conferencing app for Android smartphones and tablets, Spreed meets not only the demand for an open platform but also sets high new standards in terms of usability, comfort, and security.

Similar to Spreed Desktop the 'Webinar' app enables participants to chat with each other, watch/create presentations and whiteboard drawings, as well as take part in polls. Audio is transmitted either by phone or VoIP.

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Spreed online meeting boosts productivity with mobile apps

Spreed Online Meeting - fast, easy, and secure online meetings and conference calls, now available in a new version for smartphones and tablets

Great stress-free online meetings anytime, anywhere? Spreed just got even better: With the free 'Webinar' app of Spreed, cross-team collaboration on smartphones and tablets is getting more effective than ever. With 'Webinar', you can hold meetings wherever you are - on the road, in your hotel room, or between appointments. The app is now available for free for all iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) in the App Store.

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"Fix-it" contest - The winner has been chosen!

Our jury's finally made a choice concerning our "Fix-it" contest. The decision has been hard, but we decided on the so-called "iLifter", which lifts the build-in webcam of laptops. The advantage is, that you're on the same eye height as your participants and don't have to look down into the camera. This fabulous idea was built by Julius Miribung. Congratulations Julius, you deserve the Nexus 10! We are looking forward to your new ideas - maybe you'll build an tLifter (tablet lifter) next time? Enjoy your tablet and the first Spreed Online Meeting on a mobile device with our http://bit.ly/AndroidWebinarApp. Best wishes from our team. Take a look for yourself, this is Julius Miribung's idea: Read more more


Baden-Württemberg Goes Mobile Award

With the 'Baden-Württemberg Goes Mobile Award' Spreed Online Meetings encouraged creativity and innovation in the field of mobile applications. On the LinuxTag which took place on May 25 in Berlin, Spreed awarded Fritz Elfert for the phenomenal FreeRDP, open source remote desktop application (http://www.freerdp.net). Read more more


Global web meeting leader launches USA headquarters

CHICAGO, Illinois (June 1, 2012) - Spreed, a global leader in online meeting solutions, is proud to announce the opening of their United States headquarters. To better serve a growing North American customer base, Spreed CEO Niels Mache selected Chicago, one of the fastest growing technology hubs, as the home of Spreed North America. Read more more


New Meeting Products, New Prices & More Features

In January 2012 we are going to offer new services. With the new service offering the product names will change as well to reflect the typical application of the respective meeting service. Read more more