WebRTC Revolutionises Communication from Telephony to Web


For the past several decades, telephony has been service-based. But with emerging technologies and the increase in the use of the internet, telephonic communication has transformed in chats, video and audio call through the internet. All the service moved to an app with the emergence of smartphones. Because of the proliferation of apps around calling and messaging — from Skype to Viber to Vonage to AT&T — voice revenue stalled. This all are the first revolution in communication.

Now, a second revolution is evolution the industry where Communication is moving to the web. The features like voice, video and data sharing can be enabled in any web or mobile application to provide the user enhance platform to communicate with someone. The communication can also be peer to peer, bypassing telephone networks.

In such communication techniques, sharing the contact numbers is not necessary. Say, for example, you are browsing a website for home appliances and want to talk to a sales agent, you can simply click the call button. Seconds later, you both sharing the same screen. And now you can easily solve your queries without sharing your any personal details. Is such communication actually possible?

Yes, it is possible by integrating WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) API.

What is WebRTC?

WebRTC is an API drafted by W3C (World Wide Web Consortium. It is a very exciting, powerful, and highly cutting-edge technology. WebRTC leverages a set of plugin-free APIs that can be used on both desktop and mobile browsers and is progressively becoming supported by all major modern browser vendors.

WebRTC provides voice calling, video chat and P2P file sharing between browsers and mobile applications without the need of internal or external plugins. WebRTC Video Chat has created great opportunities for business to connect with customers more closely by giving a personalized touch to the conversation.

Major components of WebRTC include:

  • getUserMedia
  • RTCPeerConnection
  • RTCDataChannels

How WebRTC will benefit any person/business?

There are many apps through which one can do video calling, but it is not much secured as it is on the open platform. For confidential data to have WebRTC integrate into your app or web in more safe as the data stay secured. For professionals like government bodies, army, doctors, etc. need a safe platform to communicate.

For instance, a patient shares his medical reports with the doctor to get the appropriate treatment, then it is necessary that the reports are kept confidential and WebRTC along with enhancing communication facilities also provide a secure base to transmit the data.

Get your App or Web integrate with WebRTC Video Chat API

LetsNurture came up with a Video Chat based solutions with WebRTC Video Chat. It coded a remote surveillance system that was developed using Python aimed to provide a live stream of video using a controlled wheeled robot with an inbuilt camera to provide rich video of the location.

In this project, WebRTC was used as the basis of a live stream of video to the client from the remote location. It executed WebRTC in a healthcare app which supports on-demand doctor services. Having health care service at anywhere in the world is a big convenience to the patients, so LetsNurture aided a normal chat app with WebRTC video chat option which helped doctor directly see the patient and diagnose the problem.

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