WebRTC Weekly Issue #109 - March 2, 2016

Here is the latest on WebRTC  from your friends at webrtcweekly.com.

Before we begin:

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Slack will soon start testing voice and video chat (TechCrunch)
This is bound to make waves in the UC industry.

Why Click-to-Call is Important for Mobile Apps and Web Sites (agora)
Peter Kowalke on the advents of click-to-call for businesses.


PSA: Support for H.264 video codec in Chrome behind flag (discuss-webrtc)
H.264 comes to Chrome.

WebRTC Q&A Highlights – Session #2 (The New Dial Tone)
Amir Zmora reviews some of the questions raised during the second Live Q&A of WebRTC Standards.

Lip-sync Issues: When a Chrome Update Fixes your Application (TokBox)
What it takes to work with WebRTC in the long run – and what happens when browsers break.

iOS and Web Browser Video Calls with Python and Swift (Twilio)
A walk through on using Twilio Video on iOS and a browser.

Building A Business Case For WebRTC (Tom’s IT Pro)
An example of how to calculate the costs of a WebRTC service.

Testing WebRTC / ORTC JS APIs across browsers (WebRTC by Dr Alex)
Using web-platform-tests to check browsers support of WebRTC APIs.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

ownCloud 9.0 to Feature Private and Secure Video Calls, Thanks to Spreedbox (Softpedia)
ownCloud adds WebRTC video chat support to its self hosted “cloud” service.

RevTwo Brings Real-Time Screen Sharing, Chat, & Voice Calls To Mobile Apps (TechCrunch)
An SDK for in-app support for developers.


CaféX Launches Chime to Transform How Businesses Collaborate (CafeX)
Moving up the food chain to offer video conferencing for the enterprise.

Twilio Client 1.3 Adds ORTC Support for Microsoft Edge, Call Quality Improvements, and More (Twilio)
What interested me most in this one is dropping Flash support from the Twilio Client.

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