October 01, 2016 1:50 AM ET

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Company Overview of TokBox Inc.

Company Overview

TokBox Inc. develops and operates a cloud platform for adding live videos, voice, and messaging to online and mobile Websites, and mobile apps. It offers OpenTok, a face-to-face video platform that provides interoperable mobile and Web SDKs, archiving, messaging, and more; and Spotlight, a broadcasting solution that gives companies the ability to embed interactive, real time broadcast shows online. The company serves customer service, media and entertainment, retail and ecommerce, branding and advertising, healthcare, education, telepresence, and recruiting industries. TokBox Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California. It operates data centres in Singapore, Beijing, S...

501 2nd Street

Suite 310

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 2007

Phone:

650-390-7666

Key Executives for TokBox Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Vice President of Global Business Development
Director of Engineering
Director of Product
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

TokBox Inc. Key Developments

TokBox Inc. Unveils Interactive Video Broadcast Platform for Producers

TokBox announced the launch of the TokBox Interactive Broadcast Solution for media at the TV of Tomorrow Show. TokBox is the first company to give media organizations the ability to create and host their own video-enabled talk shows on mobile and web with broadcast quality scale and reach. In addition to the white label platform so any producer can embed live video talk shows on their web or mobile sites, the TokBox Solution includes APIs and SDKs for those looking for a fully customized experience. In addition to the white label platform so any producer can embed live video talk shows on their web or mobile sites, the TokBox Solution includes APIs and SDKs for those looking for a fully customized experience. The broadcast quality also extends to production controls, with complete green room functionality for queuing fans and the ability to promote and remove people from the talk show stage, as well a producer control panel. It can be integrated with studio equipment or can be used with off-the-shelf PC and smartphone technology -- lowering the barrier to content creation and fan engagement. The talk show is delivered in real-time with zero latency, offering a higher quality of service (QoS) for richer content creation and delivery. Producers looking to build their own interactive broadcast have the opportunity to simply integrate the ready to use TokBox Interactive Broadcast Solution into their existing website or mobile app. For a more customized experience, media organizations can utilize the OpenTok Platform API and SDKs for web, iOS and Android to build bespoke broadcasting experiences and applications.

TokBox Inc. Announces Executive Appointments; Further Expansion of Operational Footprint in APAC

TokBox Inc. announced the appointment of former Twilio and Nexmo VP Brian Johnson as VP of Global Business Development, former Cisco Product Director Tejas Bhandarkar as VP of Product, and Chris Koehncke known as a co-creator of the Kranky Geek WebRTC events, as Senior Director of Business Development, APAC. The company also announced further expansion of its operational footprint in APAC. This is in response to a significant increase in demand from corporations, education providers, social networks, and health care networks in the region for real-time video, voice, screen sharing, messaging and live broadcasting capabilities. TokBox, which operates data centres in Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Sydney, and Hong Kong, and which has a development team in Sydney, will further leverage Telefonica's global presence to support its rapidly growing customer base in the region. TokBox offers 24x7 global support for enterprise customers.

TokBox Announces the Launch of Spotlight

TokBox announced the launch of Spotlight, a new broadcasting solution that gives companies the ability to embed interactive, real time broadcast shows online, with thousands of audience members. The solution launches with Fox Sports Huddle. TokBox Spotlight is the first platform to enable true multi-party participation and genuine flexibility for the website and application owners, ranging from a two-party video chat broadcast through to enabling viewers to join in and become part of the show, and anything in between. Broadcasters and participants don't need to install a plugin or visit a third party website TokBox Spotlight embeds seamlessly into any website with minimal development work and customizable UI. An intuitive dashboard gives a Spotlight event producer complete behind the-scenes control. Producers can even create high-quality, TV-ready content with built-in recording capabilities to distribute and share via various social media outlets. This new functionality has application for media companies as well as brands who are looking to build engaging campaigns. Used by brands including Coca Cola, Benefit Cosmetics, Doritos, American Idol and Major League Baseball, this is the first time WebRTC has been utilized at such scale within a broadcast environment.

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