How to Gain Significant ROI via the IMTC ‘SIP over IPv6 Networks’ Test Program

Although IPv6 network technology has been emerging since the turn of the millennium, adoption has been slow.  However, IANA allocated the final IPv4 address blocks in 2011, and the Asian block allocation is exhausted.  PSTN obsolescence and the implementation of VoLTE will ensure the general deployment of SIP over IPv6 networks. Despite ubiquitous claims of …

IMTC Releases Software Defined Networking Quality of Experience Specification

The International Multimedia Telecommunications Consortium (IMTC), a non-profit industry association facilitating interoperable, real-time, multimedia telecommunications, announced today the availability of its next generation Software Defined Networking (SDN) Quality of Experience (QoE) specification for public download. The specification describes the shortcomings of traditional QoS mechanisms in Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) environments and defines an automated Quality …

SVC, WebRTC and the Future of Video by Alex Eleftheriadis, IMTC/UCIF Activity Group Chair

1. Please provide some background info about yourself and your role with IMTC/UCIF’s over the years? I joined the IMTC Board of Directors in the beginning of 2011.  Vidyo, which I am the Chief Scientist and Co-founder, had grown considerably (it was founded in 2005), and one of our core technologies, Scalable Video Coding (SVC), …