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Hookflash, Google and Microsoft lead on ORTC / WebRTC 1.1 Public Draft

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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 […]

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Hookflash for Android – Improved RTC Video Support

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  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 […]

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Improved support for Push Notifications on iOS and Android

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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 […]

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Hookflash JavaScript API for Cordova / Phonegap on iOS

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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 […]

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Hookflash for Android

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  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 […]

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Most new mobile messenger apps are tied to age old oligopolies

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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 […]

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RTC (Real-time Communications) iOS SDK Update & Hookflash API Pricing

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New releases of Hookflash RTC (real-time communications) mobile toolkits for iOS and Android are now available. For leading mobile developers, customers and partners; Hookflash mobile toolkits provide an easy, cost effective way to integrate a choice of real-time Text Messaging, High-Quality Voice and Video Chat directly into mobile applications, adding scalable, private, valuable communications functionality for customers and user communities. “The […]

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ORTC – JavaScript powered RTC

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The ORTC API (http://ortc.org) was conceptualized by Robin Raymond – Chief Architect, Hookflash Inc.  It’s no secret that we have been opposed to SDP in the WebRTC 1.0 spec, but instead of derailing progress there we decided to create a W3C Community Group where we could apply our passion. We are getting closer on a […]

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Object RTC Library – BSD License

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Last Sunday we announced the Object RTC API and accompanying Library, today we announce that the ORTC Library is now licensed freely under the BSD license. In combination with this we have turned on the new ORTC site as well: http://ortc.org  

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Hookflash Advances Enterprise Real-time Communications for Web and Mobile with ORTC

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Vancouver BC, Canada (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Hookflash joins over 20 technology companies and thought leaders from around the globe this Sunday, November 3, 2013, to review “ORTC” the new Object RTC API (Object Real-Time Communications Application Programming Interface). Hookflash Chief Architect Robin Raymond will provide an introduction and overview of the new ORTC API, […]

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