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TMCNet:  WIT Software advances rich communications with integration of WebRTC in RCS Web Communicator

[February 22, 2013]

WIT Software advances rich communications with integration of WebRTC in RCS Web Communicator

Feb 22, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Lisbon, Portugal WIT Software, a leading provider of downloadable RCS Applications, has today unveiled the latest version of its RCS Web Communicator application suite, advancing the convergence of rich communications within web sites and services by supporting emerging technologies, such as HTML5 and WebRTC.

Based purely on Javascript and WebRTC, the new version of RCS Web fully integrates web-browsers with existing joyn mobile apps running on iPhones and Android phones, including real-time messaging, capability discovery, voice and video over IP. WIT will be showcasing the WIT RCS Web Communicator on Stand No: 6G80 in Hall 6 during the MWC in Barcelona.

With this announcement, WIT is significantly advancing the RCS ecosystem, preparing the way for new services. WIT Software's CEO Luis Silva explains: "We are committed to continuing innovation and leadership in the RCS arena, with our support for emerging web technologies. Although mass-market adoption of WebRTC will take time, we firmly believe that it will play a key part in future communications, offering a powerful solution for Mobile Operators to open up new revenue streams and enhance their position within the web community." The latest WIT WebRTC web app is running on Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, with an optimised version to be launched shortly for Firefox OS, running on upcoming mobile devices that support this operating system. WIT provides a suite of RCS applications for mobile devices and tablets (iOS and Android), PC softphones and Web applications, all of which are fully compliant with RCS specifications. WIT's previous version of RCS Web Communicator was based on Adobe Flash technology, with successful market deployments across Europe by several major operators.

About WIT Software Founded in 2001, WIT Software is a well-established software house that specialises in products and solutions for advanced mobile communications, with extensive expertise in solutions relating to RCS, Mobile VoIP and IMS Applications. Located in Portugal and California, the company has over 100 full-time employees and a blue chip industry client base. For more information, please visit http://www.wit-software.com. WIT Software is exhibiting at MWC in Barcelona in Hall 6, 6G80.

Note to Editors: WebRTC is a free, open project that enables web browsers with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple Javascript APIs. It is currently supported in browsers such as Chrome and Firefox.

For further information, please contact: Georgina Garrett/Simon Axford Jones Garrett Axford Ltd Tel: +44 1903 854900 Email: mail@garrett-axford.co.uk WIT Software S.A.

Raquel Marques Tel: +351 239 801030 Email: raquel.marques@wit-software.com ((M2 Communications disclaims all liability for information provided within M2 PressWIRE. Data supplied by named party/parties. Further information on M2 PressWIRE can be obtained at http://www.presswire.net on the world wide web. Inquiries to info@m2.com.

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