WebRTC Weekly Issue #166 - April 5, 2017

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


Is 4K Practical? (Red4Pro)
It isn’t, but it doesn’t mean we won’t all be using and raving about 4K in a couple of years.

Android overtakes Windows for first time (StatCounter)
There’s more “Internet use” on Android than on Windows OS now – whatever that means. Not sure if that’s good or bad for Chrome…

WebRTC Rising in the Enterprise (WebRTC.ventures)
I’d say it’s about time.


Metrics for WebRTC Conference Setup (callstats.io)
An overview of the main conference setup stats callstats.io is collecting and looking at.

WebRTC. Improve the setup time with Chrome 59 (juandebravo)
Google is optimizing its candidates collectionto speed up the process in Chrome 59.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Announcing free Microsoft Edge testing in partnership with BrowserStack (Microsoft Edge Dev Blog)
Besides the partnership, the interesting part is using WebRTC as a VNC replacement.

Xbox One gets Beam streaming, a new guide and more starting today (TechCrunch)
Beam is probably one of the best WebRTC acquisitions we’ve had. The speed at which Microsoft got it embedded in its gaming products is commendable.

AWS Announces Amazon Connect (NoJitter)
Amazon introduces Amazon Connect for contact centers.

Opening up cyberspace with Matrix and WebVR (Matrix)
Matrix does VR. How fitting.

Digium D65 – More than a Home Run (The Nir Simionovich blog)
Opus is the winner here, and as an extension of that – WebRTC.

Real-time video streaming service PhenixP2P raises $3.5M (TechCrunch)
Real time and WebRTC make sense. Not sure the P2P aspect of it is the real time bit. I might be wrong.


Voice Calls: Secure, Crystal-Clear, AI-Powered (Telegram)
Telegram adds voice calls and I am lefhttp://www.mersoft.com/blog/2017/04/03/mersoft-launches-mersoft-stream-sfu-hls/t to wonder if they used WebRTC for that or not.

Network Traversal Services – New Region – Mumbai, India (Twilio)
Twilio goes to India with its WebRTC coverage.

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