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Technology Innovators Google and Plantronics Sign on as Diamond Sponsors of WebRTC Conference & Expo

TMC, Systemwide Media and PKE Consulting announced that Google and Plantronics will be Diamond level sponsors of their inaugural WebRTC Conference and Expo, November 27 – 29, 2012, at the South San Francisco Conference Center.

WebRTC Conference and Expo is the event where the architects, enablers, and users of Web Real-Time Communication (RTC) will gather to advance the standards, and discover the most promising emerging applications for WebRTC.

Google has been an early champion of WebRTC, open sourcing key components of the technology and recently adding it to the beta version of its Chrome web browser. By adding WebRTC to Chrome, which is downloaded by millions of consumers, Google illustrates that WebRTC is the next big thing in voice and video chat.

WebRTC is also a key technology for Plantronics. “With the simple communications integration and open standards, WebRTC will create an explosion in collaboration and new applications,” noted Joe Burton, senior vice president and CTO at Plantronics. “As a leader in optimizing the audio communications experience, Plantronics sees WebRTC dramatically increasing the need for integrated personal audio devices to enable this communication.”

“Google and Plantronics are pioneers in their support of WebRTC, a disruptive technology which will undoubtedly change how the world communicates,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO of TMC and Conference Chairman. “We’re thrilled to welcome these industry trailblazers as sponsors of WebRTC Conference & Expo.”

In addition to Google and Plantronics, WebRTC Conference and Expo is supported by platinum sponsors including Thrupoint, Zingaya, Ericsson and Sansay, Gold Sponsors including Drum, Oracle, PubNub, Twillo, Bistri, Mozilla, TenHands, Joyent and Tropo, and Silver Sponsors AddLive, Sangoma and Priologic Software.

Registration for WebRTC Conference and Expo is open. For information about exhibitor or sponsorship opportunities, contact Dave Rodriguez at [email protected] / 203-852-6800 x. 146.

About PKE Consulting:

PKE Consulting provides strategic consulting at the intersection of computing, networking, and communications. The company's primary focus is on how the integration of information and interaction can create value transformation for organizations. PKE Consulting services include organization planning for how to best utilize technologies for transformation. PKE Consulting also works to assure that the underlying network infrastructure is capable of supporting the new services. PKE Consulting provides services both to end user organizations and to vendors.

About Systemwide Media:

Systemwide Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars, and newsletters and provide community websites with the latest information in our industries.

About TMC:

TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes CUSTOMER, INTERNET TELEPHONY, M2M Evolution, InfoTECH Spotlight and Cloud Computing magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event. TMCnet, which is read by as many as two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: Mobility Tech Zone; M2M Evolution; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; Super Wi-Fi Summit, CVx; AstriCon; StartupCamp; MSPAlliance MSPWorld and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information.

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