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WebRTC and IMS - a synergistic relationship in the making

by Rakendu Devdhar

Nov 14, 2014 9:00:00 AM



I’m very excited to be heading to San Jose to attend the WebRTC Conference and Expo V in the next couple of weeks. I believe WebRTC is entering an important phase in its evolution wherein the underlying technology and required product infrastructure have matured to a point that real world deployment will become more the norm. This show comes at an opportune time for vendors and service providers alike to share their experiences and success stories with the wider community.

Having worked in telecom and service provider segment for over 15 years, I’m particularly interested in exploring how service providers can leverage WebRTC in their IMS and VoLTE infrastructure. Market forces and consumers are driving service providers to embrace WebRTC technology. We are seeing an increasing range of innovative applications and services targeted at consumer and enterprise subscriber base.  Inherently these efforts have uncovered a strong need for solutions that can effectively bridge the WebRTC and 3GPP networks and technologies.

From the very beginning, Dialogic has strongly believed in the potential of WebRTC and have invested in developing products that help our customers take full advantage of the WebRTC technology. More to the point, Dialogic plays a central role in driving integration of WebRTC to IMS networks. In particular, our PowerMedia XMS provides comprehensive support for IMS media resource function (MRF) and WebRTC media engine in an integrated software-based media server package. PowerMedia XMS helps solve a number of complex challenges including codec normalization, transcoding, encryption, security, NAT/ICE traversal.  We excel in rapidly adding support for new codecs (e.g. VP9) and other media functionality that other hardware/DSP solutions have taken more than a year to develop. Dialogic prides itself in operating at the speed of its customers to help them to significantly cut down deployment time. It must be noted that PowerMedia XMS supports a wide range of WebRTC use cases ranging from a simple WebRTC browser, to IMS UE sessions, to more complex advanced conferencing and recording use cases.  

I’m keenly looking forward to sharing our experiences on this topic in my panel discussion on the “Integrating WebRTC with IMS” in San Jose. See you all there.


Topics: WebRTC, Events, VoLTE/VoWifi & IMS