Real-time communication

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Real-time communication (RTC) is a new integrated communication medium based on the upcoming W3C standard WebRTC, making use of other components like HTML5/JavaScript, the iLBC audio codec, and the VP8 video codec.

It is adopted by the major browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera.

It will permit computer users to exchange multimedia and audio content in real time. It will integrate as well gateways to telephony networks using the (VoIP) SIP protocol.

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Component Description
WebRTC Browser component
HTML5 Browser component
JavaScript Browser component
ROAP RTCWeb Offer/Answer Protocol
JSEP JavaScript Session Establishment Protocol
Internet Explorer Firefox Google Chrome Opera Supported browsers
iLBC Lowband voice codec
G.711 G.722 iSAC Other voice codecs
VP8 Video codec

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