WebRTC Weekly Issue #117 - April 27, 2016

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

New Whitepaper on WebRTC:

Free White Paper by BlogGeek Download a white paper by BlogGeek’s Tsahi Levent-Levi on principles of WebRTC communications and multimedia processing


Facebook Messenger Launches Group Conference Calls (Disruptive Telephony)
Dan York on Facebook Messenger’s new group voice calling feature.


Sharpening the Edge – extended Q&A with Microsoft for RTC devs (webrtcHacks)
Everything you wanted to know but didn’t know who to ask about ORTC/WebRTC in Microsoft Edge.

Support for Multiple RTX Codecs (WebRTC Standards)
An explanation on Chrome 50 changes regarding codec negotiation.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Sean Parker relaunches Airtime, a video chat room for watching – together (TechCrunch)
This was supposed to be launched about a year ago. I wonder what took so long.

How CafeX ‘Makes Music’ with Chime (NoJitter)
I’ve got split feelings about this one. Not sure if it is ingenious or inapplicable in too many cases.

Crater’s SurveyBot offers video-chat software to moving companies (TechCrunch)
Even moving companies are now using WebRTC.


Simulcast now in production on https://meet.jit.si (Google+)
Jitsi added simulcast support to its SFU.

Introducing the One-to-One Sample App (TokBox)
TokBox releases a new sample app for its OpenTok platform.

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