July 28, 2015
NTT Communications Offers World’s 1st Speech-recognition API for Multiple Browsers at No Charge
This and Other Services Offered via SkyWay WebRTC Platform
TOKYO, Japan — July 28, 2015 — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), announced today the world’s first speech-recognition application programming interface (API) compatible with multiple browsers, available for no charge on SkyWay, the company’s open platform for Web-based (browser) real-time communications (WebRTC), effective immediately. SkyWay is NTT Com’s free platform for leveraging WebRTC technologies.
NTT Com also announced today new English-based features of the platform for easier application development, such as a screen-sharing library, multi-party library that connects multiple users, Web of Thing (WoT) sample code, and security guideline.
(1) Multi-party library <https://github.com/nttcom/SkyWay-MultiParty>
This new library enables users to create group chatting services with just several lines of code.
(2) Screen sharing library <https://github.com/nttcom/SkyWay-ScreenShare>
This new library enables users to freely develop screen-sharing extensions (e.g. Extension for Chrome or AddOn for Firefox) with just several lines of code.
(3) WoT sample code <https://github.com/nttcom/SkyWay-DrivingVehicle>
This open source WoT sample code enables users to develop WoT applications for easy robotic manipulation.
(4) WebRTC security guideline <https://webrtc-security.github.io/>
Via the same format as open source, this new WebRTC guideline covers diverse security information and technologies that developers new to check when creating and using applications that leverage WebRTC.
NTT Com launched SkyWay in December 2013 as Japan’s first WebRTC platform for developing web and smartphone applications. The number of registered API keys surpassed 2,200 on July 15.
About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by
the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including the leading global tier-1 IP network, the
Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and 130 secure data centers worldwide.
NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
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