5 Facts You Should Know About WebRTC
Last week, Facebook Messenger hit 1.2 billion active monthly users. Impressive sure, what is also interesting is that they use WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) in Messenger for voice and video calls. WebRTC has been gaining serious traction within the global business community because it allows users to hold audio or video calls within their browser or app—without the need for plugins or additional software.
A few days back I had a very fruitful discussion with one of our clients who uses custom WebRTC solution and he was telling how apprehensive he was in the beginning about this technology. Today, WebRTC has enabled to transform his daily operations. So, I thought I should throw some light on this fast growing technology.
Here are 5 facts you need to know when it comes to WebRTC:
WebRTC Enables Employees to do Video Calling
One click access from web site – chat, voice or video
Video conferencing capabilities
No plug-ins or software needed
WebRTC Provides Secure Voice & Video
Secure RTP(SRTP) protocol authentication
Voice & video encryption
RTCcertificate and RTCpeerconnection authentication
Interoperability with VoIP
Communicate to the world from browser
Reuse existing VOIP Infrastructure
WebRTC is Cost-Effective
WebRTC is an open-source application programming interface(API)
There is no charge for licensing
One can talk to anyone on your LAN browser (with a few lines of code)
WebRTC Provides Flexibility to Workforce
Work from anyplace, anytime
No extra software needed
Increase your workforce without increasing the office space
Taking and making calls at low cost over the internet is a reality!
WebRTC offers various benefits to businesses and surely become more prevalent in coming days and replace more expensive, complicated, and time-consuming alternatives.