Many views are expressed about WebRTC; What is the killer app? What is it that stops its proliferation? Which should be the mandatory video codec?…Lately, together with Upperside, we came out with a survey to learn more about the WebRTC market status. Now is the time to share the results.
About Amir Zmora
Amir Zmora is an independent consultant and VP Alliances & Partnerships for AudioCodes. Amir has been working for over 15 years in the telecommunications market with strong focus on VoIP and today also WebRTC. Amir started as an engineer but for most of his career he has been in product, business and marketing roles. In this capacity, one of the things Amir enjoys mostly in his work is leading company and product turnaround providing hands-on help in defining strategic directions through out-of-the-box thinking and team work. As an independent consultant Amir works with companies mainly in the area of communications and WebRTC on product and business planning, strategy and Go to Market. As VP Alliances & Partnerships for AudioCodes Amir is heading technology and business alliances as well as new technology initiatives and new media. Prior to this Amir was VP Products & Marketing for the Technology Business Unit of RADVISION, an Avaya company for 5 years. In this role Amir led the BU’s strategy as well as overall product activities spanning from Voice and Video over IP developer solutions and testing and media quality monitoring applications to high level HD video client frameworks for mobile, tablet and desktop running on VoLTE and non-VoLTE networks. This was Amir’s second term at RADVISION with a 4 years “break” between them in which he served as VP Marketing & Products and later VP BD for Surf Communication Solutions. Prior to rejoining RADVISION Amir was CEO and Co-founder of a web based service creation and video communication startup. During Amir’s early days with RADVISION he held several technical and marketing managerial positions one of which as head of the H.323 R&D and Product Management groups. Amir is presenting regularly on industry conferences and tradeshows and publishes on industry blogs such as NoJutter, BlogGeek.me and UCStrategies. Amir enjoys mountain biking as well as hiking and other outdoor activities he does together with his wife and 2 children.
Entries by Amir Zmora
In the next Webinar will be looking again at the service providers but from a different angle. We will discuss the impact of WebRTC on service providers and the services they should be providing. The Webinar will take place on October 23rd and this time we will have 2 speakers, one of them representing a service provider.
As part of the Upperside WebRTC Webinars series I had the pleasure of hosting Dean Bubley for a Webinar about WebRTC for Service Providers & Telcos. Speaking with service providers, I hear debates concerning the “right” approach to WebRTC. Is it a new enemy or maybe an opportunity? As Dean explained in the Webinar, service providers have reached peak revenue
After Victor spoke about the different point of views of vendors and segments on the mandatory to implement (MTI) video codec in WebRTC we presented this poll question. What should be the mandatory video codec in WebRTC? To my great surprise, in both sessions, the majority (around 40%) selected an option different from my opinion.
We are shifting gears in preparation for WebRTC 2014. Now that the agenda is public, it’s time to tell you a little bit about the plans for the conference and a few new things that we believe will make the 2014 conference event better than the one of 2013. The conference agenda itself was built […]
A year a go I wrote a post talking about Where Standards Matter for WebRTC. As Victor Pascual Avila and I are getting ready for the WebRTC Standards Update Webinar I thought it is a good time to get back to this topic and look at it from a different angle. Where are the standards when it comes to the Web? Read post for more info.