Why It Matters:
X-Factor is an innovation leader in the digital media broadcasting, publishing and communications industries, enabling it to deploy these technologies to bring more value to companies wishing to deliver greater experiences to IP end-points.
As an early adopter of the new, more open industry standards, X-Factor is an even more flexible and highly “interoperable” partner which it believes will result in co-development opportunities through “embedding” X-Factor’s capabilities with other solutions.
The Company believes Release 4.0 will provide more compelling experiences for end-users while also making the administration of the platform easier for publishers, simpler for IT support teams in large enterprises, and more efficient for X-Factor's development and support teams.
X-Factor has already been developing solutions which include combining unified communications for all fixed and mobile devices with content delivery and interactive user experiences. Some of these initial solutions are being demonstrated at Mobile World Congress 2013 conference in Barcelona this week.
“Working with X-Factor’s team, alongside another development partner, GENBAND has been able to create a completely unique solution that combines the ability for end-users to receive information, notifications, alerts, as well as make and receive phone calls, host video conferences and more,” said Patrick Gilbert, VP and Director of GENBAND’s Innovation Exchange. “X-Factor’s leadership in HTML5 and RCS made it possible to combine different types of communications experiences, and then share those experiences on both iOS and Android devices, with a consistently high quality user feel.”
“With a solid lead in deploying these two sets of open standards –HTML5 more for visual and video communications, and RCS for voice and other personal messaging c
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