WebRTC Weekly Issue #198 - November 15, 2017

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


Alliance for Open Media Welcomes Facebook to Its Board as Founding Member (Alliance of Open Media)
Only Apple is now missing…

China’s Toutiao is buying Musical.ly in a deal worth $800M-$1B (TechCrunch)


getUserMedia() Video Constraints (Pipe)
Bookmark this one. A detailed explanation of video constraints in getUserMedia. There’s one on audio also.

Improving VP9 Without Changing It – Part 2 (Vidyo)
This week, Vidyo explains the Spatial element in SVC.

WebRTC Moves from Candidate Recommendation to Proposed Recommendation (callstats.io)
Varun shares some details from the last W3C meeting and the work left.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Skype launches Photo Effects – sticker suggestions powered by machine learning (TechCrunch)
Machine learning is becoming very important in communications. This is an outlier, but I think data scientists will be in demand for communication vendors in the coming years.

Mutua Universal uses Sippo for its eHealth service (Press release)
Quobis wins a telehealth customer.


Safari and Edge WebRTC Support, Scalable VP9, Recording, Broadcast, and more now available on vidyo.io (Vidyo.io)
Big release for Vidyo.io.

Softil Extends Functionality of Its Portfolio of Developer Tools (Press release)
Softil adds WebRTC support for its commercial VoIP stacks.

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