Chris Allen

Chris Allen
President and CEO, Infrared5


A software architect and developer, Chris founded Infrared5 in 2007 with his wife Rebecca, and technical co-founder Dominick to deliver innovative interactive experiences. Infrared5 got its start creating, maintaining and consulting for the open source streaming server Red5. They’ve recently launched the Pro version of Red5 for mobile at Chris formerly led Brass Monkey, a browser-based video game console that uses phones as controllers, and is now transitioning that technology into the Red5 Pro second screen toolset. With this vast knowledge of live streaming, he and his team are currently working on the WebRTC version of Red5 Pro. Chris co-authored the book “The Essential Guide to Open Source Flash,” and is a leader in the open source community. He regularly presents at video game, startup, technology and interactive conferences worldwide.


12:00pm–12:30pm Tuesday, 04/21/2015
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Location: Salon 12/13/14/15
Chris Allen (Infrared5)
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By now, you’ve heard of WebRTC – the plug-in free realtime communication technology built into modern browsers. In this session, Chris will get going in the right direction in building WebRTC apps. Gain a better understanding of where WebRTC is today, where it's headed, and how you can be at the leading edge of the coming revolution in communication. Read more.