SOURCE: TokBox Inc.

TokBox Inc.

October 07, 2015 11:00 ET

TokBox Demonstrates the Power of Embedded Real-Time Communications for fintech Applications at FinDEVr 2015

WebRTC Platform Leader to Showcase Embeddable, Real-Time Communications at Financial Technology Event

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 7, 2015) - TokBox, a Telefónica company, will be demonstrating its leading WebRTC platform, OpenTok, at FinDEVr 2015 in San Francisco, highlighting the ability for innovative companies to add rich, real-time video, voice, messaging and screensharing communications into web and mobile fintech applications. TokBox is also a sponsor of the conference, held October 6-7, which will showcase the latest tools, platforms, APIs and innovative companies that are driving the future of fintech.

TokBox develops and operates the OpenTok platform, a global cloud platform for embedding live video, voice, messaging and screen sharing experiences into websites and mobile applications. The scalable, customizable platform gives users the creative freedom to develop any video interaction, from one-to-one chats to large-scale multiparty broadcasts.

The OpenTok platform is powering a growing number of fintech applications built by both disruptive startups and leading banks. These organizations are leveraging WebRTC to embed real-time communications directly into their solutions to offer services such as remote wealth management, online ID verification, new account set up and in-branch specialist services.

Driven by technology platforms such as OpenTok, companies are revolutionizing the way we interact with financial products and services. As the pace of fintech innovation accelerates and consumer expectations change, institutions around the world are using technology to create empowering experiences for customers who can now securely access a wealth of financial products and advice with a few taps of a device.

At FinDEVr, TokBox will demonstrate fintech applications powered by the OpenTok platform including The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its banking application that seamlessly embeds real-time video communications to facilitate remote consultations for their customers and advisors around the globe. TokBox CTO, Badri Rajasekar will also discuss how companies are leveraging WebRTC to build engaging fintech applications that enhance the customer experience as well as the development challenges and best practices.

Badri commented, "With the rise of online and mobile banking, every single financial institution is looking for ways to create a meaningful and personal customer experiences and relationships. Now, it's possible to bring the same high quality and personal customer service of a branch to the palms of any smartphone user. With WebRTC, fintech developers can embed secure live video, voice and text communications directly into the context of a website or application creating the seamless, secure, on-demand experience that consumers now crave and expect. TokBox is excited to be enabling the next generation of fintech applications and be at the centre of a major shift happening in financial services."

Attendees of FinDEVr 2015 are invited to visit TokBox, which will have its own booth at the event.

About TokBox
TokBox, a Telefónica company, develops and operates the OpenTok Platform, making it fast and easy to embed live video, voice and messaging communications into online and mobile websites, apps and services. The scalable, customizable platform gives users the creative freedom to develop any video and voice interaction, from one-to-one chats to large-scale broadcasts.

The first platform to incorporate support for WebRTC, OpenTok caters to enterprises, entrepreneurs and developers with powerful APIs and a global cloud infrastructure. OpenTok has been used to add video communications to more than 100,000 services by companies including Mozilla, Major League Baseball, Valspar, Bridgestone Golf, Diet Coke, Ford, Doritos and Double Robotics. For more information visit www.tokbox.com

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