The News from TokBox | July 2018

The News from TokBox July 2018

We look back at the news from TokBox over the last month. Catch up on new features available for the OpenTok platform, find out where we’re going to be popping up at an event near you and check out the top content from the month.

It’s your monthly live video round up!

TokBox Announces

For some of our customers, restricting media traffic to specific zones is critical to compliance and security requirements. In addition to zones for the US and EU, customers can now also restrict media traffic to Germany.

Zendesk integration: We launched our first third-party integration with Zendesk, allowing customer service agents to transition text chats and support tickets to live video, without leaving the Zendesk environment. Learn more here.

Top New Content this Month

We held a meetup in our San Francisco office on June 28th focused on AR and Live video, with special guests DAQRI. Find out why DAQRI chose TokBox as their live video platform here.

Once you have the idea for a great live video app, designing an attractive UX is crucial. Our Design team shares some of their favourite tools for planning, creating and testing apps.

Our Developer Evangelist Manik attended HackHLTH  in Las Vegas as part of the inaugural HLTH conference dedicated to finding solutions to some of the problems healthcare faces. Read his round up of the best solutions created at the hackathon.

Manik also hosted episode 4 of the Building with OpenTok series. This session was focused on building with live video on iOS with Swift. Watch the replay here.

Have you met our Customer Success team yet? In his first blog post for TokBox, Paul Reeves introduces his team and vision for customer success at TokBox.

A Sneak Peek at What’s Coming Up

Our next Building with OpenTok developer webinar on July 25th will be about managing video recordings. Save your spot here and get your questions for our host ready.

For some summer fun, we are holding an AR & Live Video Virtual Hackathon in July/August! Win a $600 team prize, plus credits, awarded for the best combination of AR technology, such as ARkit or ARCore, and OpenTok Live Video. Work on your own time and submit online –  see our blog announcing the hackathon

Looking further ahead, we’ll be attending the Fórum Saúde Digital in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 22.

We are looking to support early-stage startups to join us at the famous TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco Startup Alley event, September 5-7. Please contact events@tokbox.com if you are interested.