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Flashphoner Annouces WebRTC Media and Broadcasting Server

July 09, 2014

WebRTC technology is primarily designed to remove many of the obstacles propriety applications have placed on the ability for users to communicate effectively. Having to load the right plugin just to talk to someone online is really counter intuitive to the open nature of the Internet. This new technology is going to make it possible for individuals and businesses to communicate with each other as long as they have a WebRTC supported browser; that is all it takes. While the technology is in its infancy, companies like Flashphoner, developer of software solutions in real-time internet communication and video streaming, is making it possible to use this platform for multiple real-time broadcasting and communications solution.




The new WebRTC Media and Broadcasting Server by Flashphoner is server software designed for webinars, online conferences, broadcasting of a video from web and IP cameras, as well as real-time video content broadcasting.

The company's platform takes advantage of the low communication latency and minimum requirements to the user's computer. WebRTC provides to deliver a solution with an easy-to-use tool to build multi-user stream broadcasts. Once it is installed on any Linux system, it is able to broadcast the source video stream.

It can receive inbound audio and video streams and broadcast these streams in the ‘one-to-many’ format. This allows one client to publish the content and stream it so many people can watch it. It can be applied to deliver lectures, online translations and other occasions that require direct live Internet broadcasting of a video stream.

Flashphoner also simplifies the process of making an audio and video call from a browser to mobile phones, GSM smartphones, PSTN phones, and SIP-devices. It delivers high communication quality, security, and reliability with fully encrypted web calls. It supports compatible browsers, stationary IP cameras, media servers, and devices that support RTSP protocol and all necessary codecs including H.264 and VP8 for video, and G.711, Speex, Opus for audio.

"Currently, WebRTC is supported by all major browsers, including those operating on mobile platforms. And that is a multimillion audience ready to watch video content right away, with no additional software required. Our WebRTC server effectively helps to reach that audience," said Alexey Kim, leading developer at Flashphoner.

The platform is available under two licensing options offered by the company as a Simple and Enterprise license.




Edited by Maurice Nagle

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