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Vonage vs WebRTC

How do Vonage and WebRTC compare? And what does Video SDK offer?

Vonage

Vonage Video API, formerly known as TokBox, empowers developers to craft personalized video experiences for their web, mobile, or desktop applications. With this API, developers can seamlessly integrate video communication features, offering users a unique and immersive video experience within their respective apps.

WebRTC

WebRTC is a free and open-source initiative that empowers web browsers with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities through straightforward JavaScript APIs. The WebRTC components have been finely tuned to effectively fulfill this objective.

How Video SDK make a difference

While exploring the world of real-time communications, Vonage and WebRTC emerge as promising choices. Vonage presents contemporary APIs and collaborative features, while WebRTC stands as a dependable open-source solution.

However, Video SDK brings a transformative element into play. But what makes it stand out? This page conducts a thorough comparison between Vonage and WebRTC, unveiling the factors that contribute to Video SDK's outstanding performance. A perfect solution customized to suit your specific needs!

Features comparison : Vonage vs WebRTC vs Video SDK

Vonage
WebRTC
Zoom Video SDK

No. of participants (Including hosts)

Vonage supports limited participants.

WebRTC supports 2-3 participants only.

Zoom Video SDK supports limited participants.

Ease of SDK Integration

Vonage requires high coding effort.

WebRTC SDK is Complex for integration.

Tough and restrictive

Adpative audio/video quality

Vonage has limited adaptive audio/video quality.

WebRTC offers adaptive audio/video quality

Adpative audio/video quality not available in Zoom Video SDK.

Works behind the Firewall, Private Network

No

No

No

Role Management, Permissions, Policy and Templates

Vonage has limited Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates.

WebRTC has limited Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates.

Zoom Video SDK offer limited Role Management, Permissions, Policy & Templates.

Automatic video and audio track degrade due to bandwidth in-consistency

Not available

No

Not available

Dynamic Layout for Studio and RTMP Live Streaming

Not available

No

Not available

Build collaborative features like chat, poll, Q & A, whiteboard etc.

In Vonage collaborative features is not available.

In WebRTC collaborative features is not available.

In Zoom Video SDK collaborative features are available but it`s limited.

Virtual Background, Live Transcription & ML Middleware

Not available

No

Not available

Webhooks

Available but not for everything

Yes

Only for a few states

Pricing Model

Usage based

NA

Usage based

Interactive Live Streaming

Yes

NA

Zoom Video SDK not supports interactive live streaming.

Cloud Recording

Yes

NA

Zoom Video SDK offers cloud recording capabilities.

Interactive Whiteboard

Vonage not provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

WebRTC not provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

Zoom Video SDK provides an interactive whiteboard feature.

Multi-platform

Vonage not supports multiple platforms for a wider reach.

WebRTC supports multiple platforms for a wider reach.

Zoom Video SDK supports not multiple platforms for a wider reach.

Interactive Participant Support

Vonage not support Interactive Participants.

WebRTC support limited Interactive Participants.

Up to 300

Mobile browser support

Limited

20%

Zoom Video only support chrome brower.

Automatic audio / video degrade, re-connectivity

Vonage not supports automatic audio/video quality adjustments..

WebRTC supports automatic audio/video quality adjustments..

Zoom Video SDK not supports automatic audio/video quality adjustments.

Audio & Video powered by AI

No

No

No

Independent of Open Source Dependency

Vonage is not dependent on open source.

WebRTC is dependent on open source.

Zoom Video SDK is dependent on open source.

Customised RTMP, Cloud Recording, HLS

No

No

No

API for building specific features such as collaborative games, polls etc

No

No

No

API to build social features such as merging rooms, battles, coins, gifts sending etc

No

No

No

Full HD recording

Vonage supports full HD recording.

WebRTC not supports full HD recording.

Zoom Video SDK not supports full HD recording.

Open source templates

Vonage not rely on open source templates.

WebRTC heavily rely on open source templates.

Zoom Video SDK not heavily rely on open source templates.

Full Custom roles

Vonage has limited custom roles.

Limited

Zoom Video SDK not support for custom roles.

HLS Streaming

Vonage supports HLS streaming.

Yes

Zoom Video SDK not supports HLS streaming.

Cost-effective

Vonage is not cost effective.

WebRTC is cost effective.

Zoom Video SDK is not cost effective.

Prebuilt SDK

Vonage not provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

WebRTC not provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

Zoom Video SDK not provides prebuilt SDKs for easier integration.

Fully customizable UI

Vonage has Limited customizable UI.

Yes, but requires much efforts

Zoom Video SDK not customizable UI.

Metaverse platform support

Limited

WebRTC support Metaverse platform.

Zoom Video SDK not support Metaverse platform.

Session analytics

Vonage has Paid Analytics.

WebRTC not offer session analytics option.

Zoom Video SDK not offer session analytics option

Data Tracks

Vonage offer Data Tracks option but it Paid.

WebRTC not offer track data option.

Zoom Video SDK not offer track data option.

Cost comparison : Vonage vs WebRTC vs Video SDK

Vonage
WebRTC
Zoom Video SDK

Volume Discount

Available, but limited

NA

Zoom Video SDK not offer the volume discount.

Video Conferencing

  • $3.95 per 1,000 minutes

NA

  • $3.5 per 1,000 minutes

Analytics

Paid

NA

No

Separate pricing for video and audio

Yes

NA

Yes

Free 10,000 minutes every month

No

NA

No

Minimum price for video calls

$0.00395 per participant minute

NA

$0.0035 per participant minute

Minimum price for audio-only calls

$0.0017 per participant minute

NA

$0.0035 per participant minute

Advanced Firewall Control

Paid

No

No

Compliance & Privacy

Vonage Video provides robust support for Only GDPR but it may be Paid.

WebRTC not provides compliance & privacy support.

Zoom provides robust support for Only SOC 2 Type 2 compliance.

Cloud recording pricing

  • $12.5 per 1,000 minutes

NA

  • $4 per 1,000 minutes

RTMP pricing

  • $15 per 1,000 minutes

NA

  • $3.5 per 1,000 minutes

ILS pricing

  • $0.0015 per participant minute

NA

NA

Storage pricing

  • $0.023 per GB

NA

  • $100 per month

Support comparison : Vonage vs WebRTC vs Video SDK

Vonage
WebRTC
Zoom Video SDK

Support

Paid

NA

No

Cost

Plans greater than $5500

NA

  • Plans upto $1900 per month

Access to Testing

Only paid accounts

No

No

Access to TAM / CS Engineer

Multiple tiers plan

No

No

SLAs

Multiple tiers plan

No

No

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