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TokBox, a Telefónica Digital company, develops and operates the OpenTok Video Platform, making it fast and easy to add live video communications into online and mobile websites, apps and services. The scalable, customizable platform gives users the creative freedom to develop any video 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, a global cloud infrastructure, and pre-configured solutions. OpenTok has been used to add video communications to more than 80,000 services by companies including Major League Baseball, Diet Coke, Ford, Doritos, Bridgestone and Double Robotics.

TokBox is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

For more information, visit TokBox

Recent Milestones



WebRTC Demo: TokBox in Atlanta, June 2013

Added: 12/3/13

WebRTC Keynote: TokBox, Atlanta, June 2013

Added: 12/3/13

AnyMeeting WebRTC Hackathon - Jon Mumm, TokBox

Added: 12/3/13

OpenTok Getting Started Demo in 2 minutes

Added: 12/3/13

Mantis: Cloud-scaling infrastructure for OpenTok on WebRTC

Added: 12/3/13

Introducing the Cloud Raptor SDK

Added: 12/3/13

WebRTC Lights Up Tokbox’s Video Chat Plans

Added: 1/4/14

Tokbox CEO: WebRTC Can Power Remote Learning By Video

Added: 1/4/14




Launch DateNovember 15, 2010
Tags api, video, video-chat, video-communications

OpenTok by TokBox is the leading interactive video platform, facilitating the addition of face-to-face experiences into any web property.

Using OpenTok, anyone with a web presence can harness the power of real-time communications to drive user engagement within their site or service. OpenTok offers scalable, customizable solutions for enterprises, entrepreneurs and developers through an open and flexible API as well as simple plug-n-play apps.

TokBox screenshot
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TokBox screenshot
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TokBox screenshot
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Launch DateOctober 15, 2007
Tags video-chat

Toxbox has a very straightforward interface. If some is available to chat all you have to do is push the “Push to Talk” button and you connect, and if the person isn’t available you can leave them video mail or voicemail.

Also, Tokbox allows you to pull the video chat out of the browser and go to other websites or applications without disrupting the conversation. To do this you need to enable browser pop-ups.

TokBox screenshot
Above: Tokbox Screenshot -- #1
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    TokBox Brings Its WebRTC Platform To Native Android Apps, Launches WebRTC Archiving ( [edit]
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