WebRTC – Real-time Triaging in Ambulatory Care

A statistical projection of traffic fatalities for the first quarter of 2014 shows that 6800 people died in motor vehicle traffic accidents in the US. Complementing to this statistics, there was a survey conducted among 800 physician groups, among which 73% of the providers were in the process of setting up their own Ambulatory EHR […]

WebRTC – Virtual & Effective Multidisciplinary Care Management

The currently aired American television series, “House”, showcases an important diaspora of complexity faced by the medical industry, especially the healthcare service providers. The series highlights various challenges faced by a team of doctors while diagnosing a disease due to the complexities involved. Enter WebRTC in the screenplay. Could this be the technology protagonist, which […]

Is WebRTC Succeeding in Democratizing Communications?

For far too long, the world of real-time communications has been in control of equipment manufacturers and service providers with the eventual customer having to accept whatever was offered to them. In the circuit-switched PSTN days, a few vendors supplied public and private switches, the endpoints (phones), and the infrastructure to transport calls. With the […]

WebRTC Session Controller - Mind map

WebRTC Session Controller – Mind map

WebRTC Session Controller (WSC) enables real time communication between WebRTC-capable browsers (and other endpoints, apps and devices that leverage WebRTC), as well as SIP and PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) phones. WSC uses WebRTC, an API being standardized by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) which enables web browsers to directly share video, audio, and data. […]

CSPs: Fight Back with WebRTC!

Much has been written about how Over the Top (OTT) services are eating Communications Service Providers’ (CSPs) lunch by providing innovative real-time communications direct to consumers and businesses. Indeed marketing analysts report that voice and messaging usage, especially international, on CSPs networks is in a long term decline. The only CSP offering that is still […]

WebRTC Security Concerns

WebRTC Security Concerns

WebRTC was designed for peer-to-peer communication but It is possible to make WebRTC calls interoperable with other IP or legacy networks, by the use of WebRTC to SIP gateways, that have been released by Session Border Controllers and Media Gateway manufacturers, like the Oracle WSC. This environment opens up big opportunities for new services for […]