The idea behind patent registration is valid, allow inventors and companies to protect their investment in innovation and extract value from it. The competition between companies has led to endless lawsuits between giant companies yielding a zero value game. In today’s reality, engineers at large and even small companies are many times paralyzed
Different from simply adding an RCS client by the chipset vendor or device manufacturer the solution Jibe Mobile offers today is a cloud service. This falls nicely into Google’s desire to stay on top of our messaging traffic. Google may introduce RCS as yet another OTT service or it may add the service provider into the game and give them control over the business model
It sounds pretty useful (to some). You say “OK Google” and search by voice. For “OK Google” to be picked up by the browser it actually needs to constantly listen to what is going on in the room. Google promises they don’t really listen to what’s going on in your room and that they don’t really do anything with this information. They say you can trust them. Should you? Your choice.
IoT is high on the hype cycle for a few years now, 2014 and the 2015 CES event were an important milestone for IoT and specifically for the home environment as a few market influencers made strategic moves. What we see is that different market players are trying to become the market place for applications and services that will manage our homes and things.
Even though the known implementation of WebRTC is the open source coming from Google, it is not the only implementation. This interview is with Stefan Alund from Ericsson who is heading the team behind OpenWebRTC
Making WebRTC run nicely on mobile is still a challenge. There are different options for doing this and they vary based on specific needs, device type and OS.