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WebRTC Implementation

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Learn about OnSIP's CPaaS platform for developers and how to implement WebRTC technology.

WebRTC Implementation - The Components

A WebRTC implementation encompasses a broad variety of issues that relate to the coding, distribution, and utilization of WebRTC-based products. As of now, WebRTC has been implemented to offer real-time communications in apps as diverse as video chats, peer to peer file sharing, online games, and just about any other product that utilizes the exchange of real-time data. By using the power of signaling platforms such as OnSIP's, any WebRTC implementation can be achieved in scalable, reliable, and powerful ways.

The first components of any WebRTC implementation are the lines of code that make up the application. The WebRTC API is actually a collection of three APIs - getUserMedia(), RTCPeerConnection, and RTCDataChannel. These APIs are comprised of HTML5, and are built into all Chrome and Firefox browsers, accounting for 83.4% market share of all browsers on the internet. The advantages of developing an app with functionality built into the browser are considerable. This eliminates the need to develop plugins, libraries, and other external products that are costly and time-consuming to maintain.

These considerations do not just serve the interests of an easier development process. End users, the most important part of the equation, clearly benefit from WebRTC-based apps that require no plugins or downloads to function. This translates into continued patronage of your app by users who clamor for seamless integration and ease of use. A WebRTC implementation is best understood as a two way street. The built-in functionality that ensures a more desirable design process for developers also translates into a seamless integration for the users of your app.

OnSIP for Developers - Powering WebRTC Implementation

With the advent of signaling architectures, the advantages of a WebRTC implementation can now be incorporated on a massive scale. By utilizingOnSIP's CPaaS platformas a signaling mechanism, developers can achieve an unprecedented level of reliability and scalability in their WebRTC implementation. OnSIP's platform is built atop a SIP-based business VoIP platform serviced by over 20,000 small and medium sized businesses. As your user base expands, considerations that plague other growing apps will be accommodated by the maturity, geographic distribution, redundancy, and minuscule downtime of OnSIP's signaling infrastructure.

WebRTC implementation is easier than ever before. Widespread browser integration and signaling platforms such as OnSIP's have given developers a new way to scale real-time communications applications, traverse tricky firewall obstructions, defuse compatibility gaps between endpoints, and track communication data with ease. Smart WebRTC implementation lets developers dream big, and execute wisely and reliably.

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