Is WebRTC ratified?
At the time of this writing (Sept. 5, 2013), WebRTC is not ratified. The primary outstanding issue is the video codec. The debate is between VP8 and VP9 or H.264 and H.265. Once the codec issue is resolved, the proposed WebRTC standard will still need to be ratified, and even when it has been ratified, vendors might still not embrace it. Microsoft and Apple have not indicated their intentions. However, Google and Mozilla are supporting the current version of the pre-standard within their browsers. For more information, view SearchUnifiedCommunications.com's primer on WebRTC.
Do you have a question for our expert panel? Send your unified communication inquiries to email@example.com.
Dig Deeper on SIP and Unified Communications Standards
Related Q&A from Dave Michels
As more enterprises adopt WebRTC apps, will mobile and Web apps become a thing of the past? Expert Dave Michels explains. Continue Reading
WebRTC is well on its way to becoming a UC standard, but when should you consider deploying a WebRTC application? Continue Reading
Cost is an important factor when choosing between on-premises and hosted UC. Expert Dave Michels discusses the financial impact of both technologies. Continue Reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.