WebRTC Weekly Issue #177 - June 21, 2017

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


Is Amazon crazy for wanting to buy Slack for $9 billion? (TheNextWeb)
I wonder how this one will play out. They might just raise $500M instead.

How UC mobile apps could vanish from smartphone screens (SearchUC)
Dave Michels on where UC apps are headed.


Reeling in Safari on WebRTC – A Closer Look at What’s Supported (webrtcHacks)
Chad Hart details what Safari supports exactly in WebRTC.

Safari Technical Preview 33 – The most WebRTC-Compliant Browser out there? (WebRTC by Dr Alex)
The latest preview from Apple seems to be the most compliant, whatever that means without VP8 support.

Building high quality and scalable video chat web app with SwitchRTC (WebRTC.ventures)
An overview on using SwitchRTC.

Music Quality Improvements (xiph.org)
Opus 1.2 is out with some interesting optimizations.

Cross Platform WebRTC Browser Testing: Chrome, Firefox, Edge & Safari (testRTC)
How to get started with setting up Selenium for Safari when it comes to WebRTC.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

From 0 to Beta in 3 Months (WebRTC.ventures) SPONSORED
See how Docto got to a workable beta service using WebRTC in 3 months

You can now initiate Duo calls from the Allo chat app (AndroidGuys)
An interesting approach of unbundling here.

Changes to the Tropo Developer Program (Tropo)
It is sad seeing Tropo shut down. It had so much potential before it shifted its focus from developers to telcos.


Intel Collaboration Suite for WebRTC v3.4 Release Announcement (Intel)
Intel comes out with a new release of their media server.

What’s New with ReadyTalk’s Web Conferencing Platform? (ReadyTalk)
Ditches Flash. Moves to WebRTC.

Streamroot Goes Multi-Device With Mobile SDKs (Streamroot)
Now supports iOS, Android and Chromecast.

Restcomm Android WebRTC SDK Beta 6 is out (Telestax)
Mainly tweaks and stabilization in this one.

Speaker Times in Jitsi Meet (Jitsi)
Jitsi continues to tweak and improve its UI. This time, giving an overview of speaker stats.

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