WebRTC Weekly Issue #199 - November 22, 2017

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


Spotify acquires online music studio Soundtrap as it goes after creators (TechCrunch)
A startup focused on interactivity and creating a niche social network around it gets acquired by a bigger player. I hope this will happen more to the startups who use WebRTC.

Why SD-WAN is Important for WebRTC (The New Dial Tone)
A viewpoint on enterprises consuming UC services – and where WebRTC fits in.

What’s New with WebRTC? Kite Testing Suite & More (WebRTC.ventures)
A review of the past several months in WebRTC.


Common getUserMedia() Errors (Pipe)
The guys at pipe continue with their getUserMedia posts. Another good read.

Improving VP9 Without Changing It – Part 3 (Vidyo)
On the asymmetry of video coding and how Vidyo uses that for a compliant, optimized VP9 encoder.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

How Calgary Scientific Drives Real-Time Collaboration with the Windows SDK (TokBox)
WebRTC fits nicely in native PC applications as well. Here’s an example.

Microsoft is building a new version of Skype for tutors and consultants (TheNextWeb)
Didn’t Google try that a few years back with Hangouts? I am guessing Skype has more chance here, but is it already too late?

Code together in real time with Teletype for Atom (Atom)
And yes. It uses WebRTC’s data channel.


NoMachine Announces the Immediate Availability of Version 6 (Press release)
Makes use of H.264 video codec in remote machine access use case.

Red5 Pro Version 4.2.0 (Red5 Pro)
New media server release for Red5 Pro.

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