Communications Developer Zone
By Alan Percy
About this podcast
A podcast exploring real-time communications applications and technologies including WebRTC, Communications API, IoT and other technologies that connect people and things. Hosted by Alan Percy, Communications Industry Veteran
Episodes (Total: 33 / Page: 1)
Sept. 12, 2017 · 00:22:05
Combining Video and the Internet of Things technologies opens some interesting new applications. To better understand how these two technologies intersect, we asked Dean Bubley, a noted Industry Futurist with Disruptive Analysis to join us on a webinar, sharing some of his observations on the impact of IoT and Video. Dean always provides some fascinating insight on the future of communications, how people interact, health and city life. Dean shares some of his observations during this episode of the CDZ.
June 1, 2017 · 00:17:18
Tsahi Levent-Levi walks us through the latest on WebRTC solutions, vendors and technologies in his recently updated "WebRTC for Business" report. The third in his series of reports, Tsahi gives a view of the market landscape and offers some vision to the future. You can download a free copy at
May 23, 2017 · 00:26:27
Tom Smith, Senior Manager of CX Innovation shares a new offering from Verizon that integrates visual and voice experience to improve customer care.
April 7, 2017 · 00:25:12
Marek Wawrzyniak, CEO of Interactive Web Works shares his story of building Tap to Speak, a WebRTC application designed to improve attendee engagement during conferences and public events. It's quite a journey for Marek that starts in seminary school and finishes on the stage at Enterprise Connect 2017 - listen in!
March 30, 2017 · 00:17:30
Answering the question "What Makes a Good WebRTC App?", Chip Wilcox, CMO at Temasys Communications shares his observations.
Feb. 23, 2017 · 00:27:40
Real-time communications, IoT and WebRTC are finding their way into a range of new innovative applications. Lantre Barr and Alex Goloshubin share some of their observations on these new applications and discuss developments making the applications possible.
Feb. 7, 2017 · 00:18:20
Turning a great idea into a profitable application that can scale and be reliable is one of the many challenges that service providers face. My guest Michael Lazar, Vice President of Telecom at DataArt addresses these hurdles and more during our discussion.
Jan. 25, 2017 · 00:15:51
As video becomes a bigger part of user experiences, understanding the issues of multi-party conferencing, recording and transcoding becomes important. Vince Puglia, Developer Advocate for Dialogic visits the Zone to share some background on the topic, explaining peer-to-peer, MCU and SFU conferencing architectures.
Nov. 30, 2016 · 00:21:35
Voicemail will go down in history as one of the great communications applications. Today it seems it may be losing some of its luster, but don't count it out yet. As Karel Bourgois, Founder and CEO at voixt explains, voicemail is evolving with voice-to-text transcription, personalized greetings and more.
Nov. 22, 2016 · 00:15:11
In this third and final podcast, Thomas Schroer and John Hermanski look at networking and automation of network function virtualization with OPNFV.
Nov. 22, 2016 · 00:14:23
In part 2 of the three part series, Thomas Schroer and John Hermanski dig a little deeper into OPNFV, looking at how OPNFV can be implemented and the various methods to build a lab environment.
Nov. 22, 2016 · 00:12:50
Part 1 of a three-part guest podcast series, explaining Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV), an industry effort to facilitate an open platform for network function virtualization (NFV). In this opening session Thomas Schroer and John Hermanski explain the basics and the motivation for service providers to adopt OPNFV.
Oct. 21, 2016 · 00:16:57
IBM's Watson promises to enhance the customer experience and agent productivity. Brian Pulito, Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM explains how Watson can be integrated into telephony applications and how his proof-of-concept demo came together.
Oct. 7, 2016 · 00:22:50
Phil Edholm, principal at PKE Consulting and UC Strategies contributor stops in to share some words of wisdom from his book the Napkin Logic and explains "The Developer Equation"
Sept. 25, 2016 · 00:22:46
Building a cloud-based unified communications from scratch with web developers and WebRTC - Moshe Maeir, Founder of explains how he came about the idea and how they used a very different development environment to make it happen.
Aug. 24, 2016 · 00:13:24
WebRTC and cloud communications are enabling a vast range of new and innovative applications that are blending traditional Enterprise web applications with Telecommunications. Telestax and Dialogic have coordinated a series of one-day hands-on tutorial workshops, giving attendees an opportunity to learn to develop cloud communications applications utilizing voice, video, SMS and WebRTC. Michael Lazar and Vincent Puglia, lead instructors for the workshop series visit the zone to share what they have planned for attendees.
Aug. 17, 2016 · 00:21:36
Messaging with voice and video, one of the core communications applications that is being reinvented with messengers, persistent IM and collaboration. Some thoughts on how we got here and what's next from Jeff Pulver, a VoIP pioneer, communications visionary and advocate for an open and fair Internet.
Aug. 5, 2016 · 00:09:02
Kris Hopkins, the Chief Strategy Officer at CafeX visits the Zone to talk about observations from the Real Time Communications conference, new WebRTC use cases and applications in contact centers.
July 21, 2016 · 00:09:23
Dr. Natasha Tamaskar, VP and Head of Cloud Strategy at Genband visits the Zone to talk about video applications in Real-Time Communications. Recorded at the All About the API event in Las Vegas, we explore the use cases where video adds value to consumers and businesses.
June 21, 2016 · 00:11:27
Kevin Pitts, Director of Product Marketing at Oracle stops in to share some thoughts on using WebRTC in contact centers, bringing voice, video and text interactions to both consumers and contact center agents. As Kevin explains, it's more than talking heads - contact center agents will be able to help diagnose problems and offer help in interactive video sessions.