WebRTC Weekly Issue #172 - May 17, 2017

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


How WebRTC Has Changed Web Communication (appendTo)
Your weekly 101 on WebRTC.


PSA: WebRTC M59 Release Notes (discuss-webrtc)
New echo canceller behind a Chrome flag; ICE candidate pooling to speed call setup; security vulnerability fix; and much more.

Am I behind a Symmetric NAT? (webrtcHacks)
Philipp Hancke on how to setup a symmetric NAT scenario for you to test.

Google’s Royalty-Free Answer to HEVC: A Look at AV1 and the Future of Video Codecs (XDA Developers)
A new review of what lead to the Alliance of Open Media and the creation of AV1, VP9’s “successor”.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

23 Years Worth of Conversations Are Happening on Highfive Every Month (Highfive)
That’s some nice growth – 160% from 2016.

Two years in, here’s a look at how popular Discord has gotten (Mashable)
Up to 16 petabytes monthly of voice data bandwidth.

Symphony, a messaging app backed by Wall St, gets $63M at a $1B+ valuation (TechCrunch)
Symphony just became an official unicorn.


Screen sharing comes to Slack video calls (Slack)
This is available only only for paid plans.

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