internet Speech Audio Codec (iSAC) is a wideband speech codec, developed by Global IP Solutions (GIPS) (acquired by Google Inc in 2011). It is suitable for VoIP applications and streaming audio. The encoded blocks have to be encapsulated in a suitable protocol for transport, e.g. RTP.
|Internet media type|
|Developed by||Global IP Solutions, now Google Inc|
|Type of format||Audio compression format|
|Developer(s)||Global IP Solutions, now Google Inc|
|Type||Audio codec, reference implementation|
|License||formerly proprietary, now 3-clause BSD|
It is one of the codecs used by AIM Triton, the Gizmo5, QQ, and Google Talk. It was formerly a proprietary codec licensed by Global IP Solutions. As of June 2011, it is part of open source WebRTC project, which includes a royalty-free license for iSAC when using the WebRTC codebase.