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A mobile application called WeMesh wishes to make enjoying video clips even more of a real-time social encounter by allowing you and your good friends to watch video clips together in ideal sync, while likewise texting as well as voice chatting. Today, the application accumulations videos from YouTube, however the plan is to quickly increase that selection to include videos from your Facebook News Feed, after that other video services like Vimeo as well as Dailymotion, also your very own videos from your phone’s picture album.

The objective is to expand WeMesh’s social video clip seeing to premium video solutions, too.

The suggestion for WeMesh comes from a not likely set: creators Michael Pazaratz and also Saeed Darvish-Kazem just weren’t developers or application designers by day, but were clinical physicians educated in Canada. Pazaratz was studying nuclear medication, while Darvish-Kazem educated in cardiology. Nevertheless, both had discovered to code in senior high school, they claimed, and are self-described “technology enthusiasts.” Plus, Pazaratz notes that nuclear medication is a relatively technological area, as well as needed him to have a strong physics background.

But both originally really did not believe to build an application– they simply entered search of something like it on the Application Store.

“We believed this application has to exist,” details Pazaratz. “We discussed videos with each other regularly … and, eventually, we felt like, ‘wouldn’t it be terrific if we could watch these points together?’ There must be an application for that,” he says. “As an outsider to the tech sector, you feel that there need to be an application for everything, since it seems like there is,” he adds.

After looking via the Application Store, however, it showed up that there wasn’t an app like the one they desired offered for download. The 2 made a decision to develop it themselves.

Of training course, Google Hangouts has actually offered an alternative for seeing synced YouTube videos for years, but WeMesh’s benefit is that it’s a third-party option with strategies to extend itself beyond YouTube in the near future. That might make it a fun tool for seeing video clips from locations like Facebook, or maybe video clips you’ve recorded yourself, however haven’t shared on social media.

Today, WeMesh permits video playback as well as synchronization across tools, down to under a millisecond. The app itself was coded by a group of ex-BlackBerry designers based in Waterloo, which is where WeMesh is based. The bootstrapped startup is also participating in the Google for Business owners program there.