WebRTC Weekly Issue #206 - January 10, 2018

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


5 Things to Expect in WebRTC Development in 2018 (WebRTC.ventures)
Hector paints a green future for WebRTC this year.

Is WebRTC The Future Technology For Low-Latency Live Video Streaming? (Dan Rayburn)
A look at WebRTC and its place in video streaming.

Over $3.24 Billion in Funding to WebRTC Companies in 2017 (Blacc Spot Media)
Lantre’s yearly roundup of companies using WebRTC that got funded.

Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO for chat cryptocurrency (TechCrunch)
Cryptocurrency finds its way to messaging.


Beta 2.5.3 Released (Wayward)
Multiplayer game making real use of the data channel (not just proof of concept or a demo).

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Web-based voice command recognition (smus)
Machine learning and training on getUserMedia audio output done in the browser.

Facebook is purportedly working on an Echo Show killer called Portal (TheNextWeb)
A home device with afocus on video caling


Bridging Language Barriers: Connecting With Chinese Students on OpenTok (TokBox)
TokBox launched its China Relay service as it expands its footprint.

Peer5 releases iOS and Smart TV SDKs (Peer5)
Peer5 expands into iOS and smart TVs.

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