Hookflash CEO – Trent Johnsen on stage at WebRTC meetup in Boston recently.
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Social login gets you into the fold, and i supposed to hold your privacy intact. According to this (sponsored) post on GigaOm, social login is accelerating in adoption. Social login is clearly on the rise, but how will this evolve to become more valuable for the mobile developers? Social login alone does not offer enough horsepower for what […]
For the past 100 or so years, we have been paying for every minute spent on our phones. Metered minutes for voice have long been the standard for growth of telecoms the world over. Early purveyors of VoIP (Voice over IP) promised great things and many have built respectable businesses. Still, we hang onto the networks of old (PSTN) […]
This is hands down our favorite event of the year. IIT has produced a great “no bs” technical event. If you want to know what is happening inside the industry, you will want to attend this one. Excerpt from their website.. The IIT RTC Conference and Expo is a globally recognized collaborative event, where industry and academia connect. […]
The first ORTC Public Draft Specification has been published, authored by Hookflash, Microsoft, and Google. (http://ortc.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ortc.html ) This specification extends WebRTC 1.0 with new functionality to create a WebRTC 1.1 API with exceptional flexibility and no loss of compatibility. Like WebRTC, ORTC (Object Real-time Communication) enables plugin-free real-time communications for mobile, web and cloud, but is specifically tailored […]
We are always working hard to improve the tools we build for our developer partners and customers. Today we are happy to announce improved support for RTC (Real-time Communications) Video. We’ve had video for a couple of weeks now but we held off on releasing it due to some lingering issues, until today. We have knocked […]
In this update, notifications become more fluid and work across conversations on both iOS and Android. Real-time messaging on mobile requires “suspended application” support for notifying the user that a new message has arrived when the application is not in focus. Receiving a message as part of a conversation is not much good unless the user is aware the […]
Today we are happy to announce availability of Hookflash for Cordova / PhoneGap (alpha). Now Cordova / Phonegap developers can leverage the new Hookflash JS API via Open Peer Cordova Plugin to create RTC (Real-time Communications) applications for iOS quickly and easily. Social identity & custom identity models are supported. Use our OAUTH API to integrate your own […]
Today we are shipping our android reference app, sdk and sdk sample app, now in alpha. Our Hookflash SDK for Android is openly available on Github, today we are releasing a new sample app in code and a Hookflash reference app in the Play Store. We have run preliminary tests between the iOS app in the iTunes […]
Name one popular messenger app that has launched in last 2 years that does not ask you for your mobile phone number when signing up. You will be hard pressed to do so. Ok, I might be exaggerating a wee bit but I think you get the point. If we think about this for a minute it […]