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Real Time Disruptive Communication

The future of web applications revolves around real time messaging, is your company ready? New HTML5 standard WebRTC, combined with existing real time messaging models, means more than an architectural change for your tech team to deal with. These rapidly spreading technologies introduce cool new ways to interact with your customers that can revolutionize your business model, or disrupt your business if you're not ready. WebRTC allows you to exchange real time video, audio, and data streams in a peer to peer architecture that will span web and mobile applications. This new platform has implications for a wide range of industries and business models.

In this presentation, Arin Sime of and will bring you up to speed on the latest messaging technologies. He'll show both the technology details and provide high-level examples of how this can disrupt many industries.

Arin Sime is the editor of, a weekly newsletter focused on real time messaging and WebRTC technology. He is also CEO and founder of AgilityFeat, a software development consultancy based in the US and Central America. He has worked with a wide variety of organizations from small startups to Fortune 100's and government agencies. Arin holds a Masters in Management of IT from the University of Virginia, and has been a regular speaker on technology and entrepreneurial topics at conferences such as Agile DC, the Lean Startup Conference, and Innovate Virginia.

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  • Bill B.

    Outstanding presentation, Arin.

    1 · February 28, 2014

  • Arin S.

    Thanks to everyone who attended, and thanks to Bull City Coworking for hosting the event! Mariana and I both had a great time talking with you. Here are a few links that I mentioned in the talk:

    Our weekly newsletter about real-time messaging and WebRTC:­

    Our upcoming book on building real-time applications:­

    Although I don't think I mentioned it in the presentation, we also have a few code samples up here:­

    If you ever have questions about any of this, reach out to me anytime! I'm on twitter @arinsime or by email at [masked]. I also welcome any feedback on this presentation and the topic because we are writing and speaking about it a lot right now, so your feedback will help us improve in the future. Thanks!

    February 28, 2014

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