WebRTC Weekly Issue #181 - July 19, 2017

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


Google to Replace SMS Codes With Mobile Prompts in 2-Step-Verification Procedure (BleepingComputer)
Not exactly WebRTC, but right up the alley. A 2FA SMS killer in the making?

5 ways PINs are becoming a thing of the past (Voxbone)
This one is rather connected to the story above.

Welcome to the World of Social Video Chat (TokBox)
Some interesting usage patterns gleaned from TokBox social video chat customers.

Omnichannel: The Next Big Thing… Again (NoJitter)
Dave Michels with a good overview of omnichannel.

The On premise vs. Managed Decision for Your WebRTC Service is Not Just About Cost (The New Dial Tone)
On the different decisions faced when deciding where to source your technology.


Media/WebRTC/ReleaseNotes/55 (Mozilla)
What to expect in the next release of Firefox when it comes to WebRTC.

Creating a Multiplayer Game with WebRTC (dev.to)
It is good to see people experimenting more with the data channel for gaming purposes.

WebRTC on Safari Developer Workshop (TokBox)
Recordings from the workshop TokBox did around WebRTC on Safari.

WebRTC in Safari (Greta)
On the nuanced differences in data channel implementation between Safari and Chrome.

Must-Read Tutorials Before Getting Started with WebRTC (WebRTC.ventures)
A good list to work through.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Bringing Video to 100M+ Users on Mocospace (Sinch)
Sinch video gets integrated into a Mocospace, a popular social messaging service.

Artear Chooses Peer5 and Explains Why (Peer5)
Artear, part of Clarin Group, now uses Peer5 for peer assisted delivery of its video content.

Pluot, the Videoconferencing System for Remote Teams, Relies on callstats.io for Usage Insights and Technical Diagnostics (callstats.io)
A cloud based video conferencing service making use of callstats.io for its diagnosis and monitoring.

ServicePower signs technology partner agreement with global virtual reality video provider (ServicePower)
SightCall gets a new customer for its video assist service.


P2P4121 (Jitsi)
Jitsi now has P2P support for 1:1 calls that seamlessly “upgrades” to an SFU if another person joins the session. Then there’s the new audio only mode.

Introducing something new (Unify)
Unify releases OpenScape Cloud with the Circuit UX layer on top.

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