- Signalwire, which makes APIs and open source software for online communication is releasing a new video conferencing platform that’s meant to replicate an office environment in a virtual setting.
- Cantina runs in a browser and gives users the open to end-to-end encrypt meetings. It also has standing meeting rooms people can pop into to recreate the feeling of being in an office.
- The new app comes after Signalwire cofounder Anthony Minessale worked for years on open source software for online communications.
- He started Signalwire in 2017 alongside Heiney to create a business model around the software and introduce APIs for online voice, video and text communication to sell to customers.
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Here’s how this digital communications startup built a video conferencing tool that can replicate the feeling of an in-office environment
Anthony Minessale and Sean Heiney have been working together to create better video communication tools for the last decade. After meeting through Minessale’s open-source communication project FreeSWITCH, they cofounded a video API startup, SignalWire, which is now launching a new video conferencing platform that they say works better than competitors like Zoom.