Switzerland-based Wire adds video call encryption

Switzerland-based Wire is a package of private communications services which this month took on newer capabilities. It is an encrypted messaging app that first launched in December 2014 but it has been given additional secure messaging capabilities. It not only has end-to-end encryption for messaging traffic but end-to-end encrypted video.

As such, for those concerned about privacy, it is an attractive way to experience an on-screen communication. Clear voice, video, group chat or text. No ads. No profiling to go up for sale. The real plus. Data—your data—encrypted, always. Text, voice, video and media, on Wire, are always end-to-end encrypted 1:1 and in groups.

Conversation content is encrypted with encryption on the sender's device. It is decrypted on the recipient's device.