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The "news" is slowing down, but it's clear that WebRTC is heating up. Last night I gathered up a bunch of folks in town for the conference and invited them to a dinner of what I named the "Like Minds Group" here in Atlanta. Companies represented included leading execs from AT&T, Amdocs, Cisco, Google, Hookflash, Magor, Phone.com, Sansay, SimpleSignal, Truphone, Voxbone, Vidtel plus industry luminaries Carl Ford and Dean Bubley. The dinner was deemed a success and will likely lead to an uber-elite weekend summit of the best and brightest in telecom/webrtc/video, collaboration and messaging in November if everyone can shake free that I will likely organize as the interest was very high from those it was floated by.
The best demo of the day--Ian Small of TokBox. Hands down the most polished and most market ready. Small showed off a fast way to develop apps that cuts down the time for devs. This would seem to go hand in hand with client Sansay's RAPID developer efforts that were also announced at WebRTC World this week. This is the most important theme--DEVELOPMENT that the show has at its base.
Other news came from APEX and Dialogic with a carrier grade plug in solution that includes Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browser based participants mixed with SIP soft-clients and streaming video using the WebRTC. In essence its transcoding and media serving further playing off of one of the main themes of interoperability.
Now back to the show..