WebRTC Weekly Issue #208 - January 24, 2018

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


For HQ Trivia, More Users = More Lag (Red5 Pro)
Scaling real time media is hard.

MEGA Turns 5 and Achieves 100 Million Registered Users (MEGA)
100M registered users. I wonder how many of these are active, and how many actually do voice or video chat through the service.

Huawei – Really Convincing Story, Not. (Radio Free Mobile)
Apparently Dean and I aren’t the only ones thinking RCS is DOA.


Using Amazon EC2 to Build a Video Chat Recording Service for vidyo.io (Vidyo.io)
Vidyo explains how to use a dockerized media bridge to record and stream its sessions.

WebRTC Application Monitoring: Do you Wipe or Wash? (testRTC)
A few reasons to go for an active monitor for WebRTC (and a webinar).

Use Cases and Customer Wins

SwitchRTC Joins PROPS by YouNow (The New Dial Tone)
Kudos to the SwitchRTC team.

3 ways to imPROve your meetings with PRO screen sharing (appear.in)
appear.in doubles down on paying customer acquisition after its own acquisition by Videonor.

Remote user testing tools: a guide for moderated research (People for Research)
Almost all are WebRTC based, and they actually missed a few vertical tools that are specific to user testing such as usabili.me.


GoToMeeting Conference Room Systems Now with 25 Web Cams (GoToMeeting)
GoToMeeting scales the number of video participants in a single conference.

Introducing Notarize for Android: Regardless of Device, You Can Get Legal Notarizations Online, Anytime (Notarize)
Notarize adds Android app support to its service.

Kicking Off the New Year with New Features and Integrations (Highfive)
Highfive adds Skype for Business integration as well as other features (recording and group chat).

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