WebRTC Weekly Issue #131 - August 3, 2016

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


WebRTC Helping In-App Purchase Monetization (The New Dial Tone)
Amir Zmora on where WebRTC and VoIP fits in mobile gaming.

WebRTC: How to Hit a Moving Target (Voxbone)
On the need to constantly test and monitor your WebRTC service.


PSA: Chrome M53 WebRTC Release Notes (discuss-webrtc)
Chrome’s next release is all about bug fixes and stability.

Let’s Encrypt – how get to free SSL for WebRTC (webrtcHacks)
Chad Hart writes down his experience setting up Let’s Encrypt certificate.

Where to deploy TURN (or other relay) servers (Philipp Hancke)
Interesting to read these weekly jewels by Fippo. This time on what to look at when deciding where to deploy TURN servers.

Add a WebRTC Button to Your Facebook Page (Part 1) (onsip)
Jenny Liang explains how to setup an instacall button that can fit in a custom Facebook page. Part 2 is also available.

Creating a WebRTC App With Typescript and Bandwidth (Dialed In)
Bandwidth writes the recipe for using its platform to connect a WebRTC call.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Pluot raises $2.5 million to bring video conferencing to the masses (TechCrunch)
Someone is trying to change the video room system market with a low cost room system/service combo.

HELLO The Most Advanced Video Communication Device (Kickstarter)
Someone is trying to change the video room system market with a low cost room system/service combo. Didn’t we have that somewhere in here in the past already?

LogMeIn to acquire GoTo family of products from Citrix (GigaOm)
Quietly but surely, LogMeIn is amassing vendors and use cases where WebRTC is being added.

callstats.io Integration with Pexip (callstats.io)
callstats.io publishes an integration to Pexip’s Infinity Connect WebApp.


Mozilla Plans to Remove Hello in Firefox 49 (Softpedia)
Hello gets downgraded in Firefox to just another add-on.

Open-source Wire messenger gets encrypted screen-sharing (TheNextWeb)
The headline was the most striking thing with this one. Open source and encrypted are now first and foremost in Wire’s marketing message.

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