STOCKHOLM -- Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has unveiled a new web development platform that will allow any connected device to be turned into an always-open communications device. The world's first IMS-based "Web Real Time Communications" (WebRTC) platform enables web applications that will greatly expand the ecosystem for enterprise and consumers.
By enabling any device to be reached by an existing mobile number, developers are empowered to re-invent existing communication services, create completely new communication paradigms and allow customers to receive increased value from their mobile service.
At the AT&T Developer Summit, AT&T announced its Call Management API powered by Ericsson's new IMS Innovation Platform, which is now in Alpha. Additionally, developers were invited to a Hackathon on January 5 and 6 where they competed for prizes while using the AT&T Call Management API to invent new applications and services during a 30-hour race for innovation.