Our guest this week will be Dr. Henning Schulzrinne, current CTO of the Federal Communications Commission. Dr Schulzrinne co-developed the key protocols that enable Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and other multimedia applications, including RTP which enables real-time transmission of multimedia across the Internet and SIP, which sets up and configures VoIP telephony communications.
VCXC – Voice Communication Exchange Committee – is a Washington, DC based nonprofit startup working to speed the transition to all-IP networks and upgrade core voice service to HD. The clock started for a six year all hands on deck transformation of telecom at the June 15, 2012 IP Transition as Grand Challenge event.
Daniel Berninger is a Washington, DC based independent communication architect. Daniel’s work started with the original assessment of VoIP at Bell Laboratories in 1995, technical contributions to the founding of Free World Dialup in 1996, and continued at VocalTec Communications where he led the first VoIP deployments at Verizon, HP, and NASA. He won a VON Pioneer Award as co-founder of the VON Coalition. Daniel also led the founding teams, created the business model, and recruited the CEO’s for ITXC, and Vonage.
[Update:] Despite confirming in the days prior to the call, Mr Petricig failed to appear, so what happened was a more general discussion of the importance & utility of headsets, followed by open discussion of events of the week.
Part I of the Future of Video was with Alex Eleftheriadis, Chief Scientist and co-founder of +Vidyo, Inc (who brought the original technology used by Google). Bernard Aboba, Principal Architect, Lync Division at Microsoft, continues this topic along with Jitsi’s Emil Ivov.
Over the last five years, virtually every major video vendor has enabled simulcast and/or scalable video coding (SVC) in their products. While the initial implementations were based on H.264/SVC, with VP8, VP9 and H.265 all incorporating support for SVC, it is becoming apparent that simulcast and SVC is on a path toward becoming ubiquitous. Among other things, this has the potential to enable cloud-based video conferencing on mobile devices at an unprecedented scale. This session will talk about recent efforts to support simulcast and SVC within WebRTC browsers and cloud-based video conferencing services.
Friday, June 27 th, 2014 Peter Dunkley of Acision will be our guest. He will be describing their newly released SDK, including performing a live demo of its capabilities. According to Peter, ” This is a platform for developing web-apps, iOS native apps, and Android apps consisting of a cloud network and client libraries. The SDK […]