TokBox is a webinar service that is built on the WebRTC. The WebRTC initiative is a project supported by Google, Mozilla and Opera, amongst others.
WebRTC is a free, open project that provides browsers and mobile applications with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple APIs. The WebRTC components have been optimized to best serve this purpose.
TokBox is one of the first webinar platform to be built on WebRTC and is tailored for the enterprise.
Enterprise level web conferencing.
TokBox is limited to 20 live video/audio participants (many to many) or 150 in a webinar setting (one to many).
TokBox has all the standard webinar features. Audio, video, chat, and screen sharing.
Standard email support is free Mon-Fri. Priority supports is $3000/mo and Enterprise support is $5000.
If webinar and conferencing is mission critical to your business, TokBox may be something to consider. Customers include Fluke, MLB, essurance and RBS.
Tokbox at a Glance
|San Francisco, California||Founded 2007|
|Hey Ian, where’s the give forward|
Editor’s note: This information was taken directly from the company’s page
TokBox develops and operates OpenTok, a global service that enables you to add live face-to-face video experiences to any web or mobile property.
They believe that integrating live video into products should be simple, whether you’re developing an app for one-to-one calls or for complex large-scale broadcasts.
OpenTok is a flexible platform that leverages cutting-edge video, audio, and networking technologies such as WebRTC to bring the best possible experience to your browser or device through simple APIs.
In 2012, TokBox was acquired by Telefónica Digital, a division of Telefónica S.A.@tefdigital is the global digital technology and innovation arm of Telefónica, the leading global integrated communications operator.
|:||$50/mo for 10,000 subscribed minutes|
|Video/Audio:||Yes, they use WebRTC technology|
Up to 20 in a multi-party session. Live broadcasts up to 150 attendees with 3 publishers
|Mobile Ready:||Yes, iOS and Android|
|Reporting:||Limited, must be built into your dashboard|
|Ease of Use:||Little complex to get up and running|