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Products and Info

Products, services, components and information links

Providers of  Real-Time text products and software using Real-Time Text, services, information, etc.

Interoperability with industry standard protocols is strongly encouraged, to ensure unrestricted use of Real-Time Text regardless of networks and systems. Standard protocols include SIP and RFC 4103, as well as XEP-0301 for Jabber/XMPP.

User terminals and softphones supporting RFC 4103 for Text over IP.

Name Type Provider
Allan eC Commercial Total conversation softphone Omnitor
APS-50 Commercial Total conversation softphone AuPix
SIPCon1 Open source ToIP softphone Trace Center & Omnitor
TalkByText Commercial ToIP softphone RNID
eConfPlugin Commercial Total conversation softphone IVèS and France Télécom

Instant messaging software supporting Real-Time Text

Name Type Protocol Provider
RealJabber Open Source Jabber/XMPP client compatible with Google Talk XEP-0301 Mark Rejhon
AOL Instant Messenger Real-Time IM mode developed for AOL by Gallaudet University Proprietary Gallaudet University

Modules and components for clients and Transcoding gateways with RFC 4103 support.

Name Type Provider
eConf Commercial softphone SDK France Telecom
IMS Multimedia Telephone platform Commercial mobile phone base Ericsson Mobile Platforms
T.140 Presentation library Open source software Java package Sourceforge
RTP text/t140 Open source software Java package Sourceforge

Network components supporting RFC 4103.

Name Type Provider
Asterisk Open source IP PBX and service base with ToIP support added in release 1.6.0. Digium
IX 67 and IX 78 Total conversation compatible SIP router / firewall Intertex
Ingate Firewall Total conversation compatible SIP firewall Ingate
Ingate SIParator Total conversation compatible SIP router / firewall traversal device Ingate
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Total conversation compatible Firewall Cisco
Realtunnel Total conversation compatible firewall traversal system Paradial

Services interoperating with, or using RFC4103 (RTT/ToIP)

Name Type Provider
Omnitor total conversation services SIP total conversation, gateway alerting, traversal, number calling services Omnitor
TalkByText ToIP and textphone gateway service for Windows, the Web and Mobile devices RNID
RTT service Real-time text service with mobile and web clients as well as RFC4103 and V.18 gateways 4C Telecom
AnnieS textphone service AnnieS is providing 4C Telecom's RTT service to deaf and hard of hearing end users in the Netherlands AnnieS
SV2 Sign Video relay service in United Kingdom and Ireland. Significan't
VisiO08 Video Relay Service and Video Remote Interpreting service in France for professionals, individuals and administration. Websourd
Visioassistance Total conversation platform for VRI, VRS, TRS and Telehealthcare. IVèS

Items supporting real-time text with no announced interoperability with RFC 4103

Name Type Provider
AIM Instant Messaging system with real-time text mode AIM
OpenBaudot Open source package for US PSTN textphone (TTY) Sourceforge


Name Type Provider
Text over IP wiki Wikipedia community
NFTH 4-2006 Total conversation guidelines NFTH
Total conversation - From Vision to Implementation White paper EICTA

Page currently being updated. July 7 2011.