WebRTC Weekly Issue #218 - April 4, 2018

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


The Alliance for Open Media Kickstarts Video Innovation Era with “AV1” Release (AOMedia)
AOMedia’s first real milestone – the official release of the AV1 specification.

Why you shouldn’t trust a stranger’s VPN: Plenty leak your IP addresses (The Register)
Finally someone saying VPNs are at fault and not necessarily WebRTC itself.

Using Machine Learning to Improve Streaming Quality at Netflix (The Netflix Tech Blog)
I wonder when someone will issue a press release for switching from an Adaptive Jitter Buffer to a Predictive Jitter Buffer in WebRTC.


So your VPN is leaking because of Chrome’s WebRTC… (webrtcHacks)
WebRTC isn’t to blame. Your so called VPN is.

Progressive Web Apps (PWA) for WebRTC (webrtcHacks)
It has been too long since someone wrote about PWAs in context with WebRTC.

Help us with our Jitsi User Survey (Jitsi)
Using Jitsi? Fill out this form.

Augmented Reality Video Conference (Agora)
Using Apple’s ARKit with Agora’s SDK.

Building a text chat for Android and iOS with OpenTok React Native (TokBox)
TokBox explaining how to use its signaling API to build text chat.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Snap introduces group video calls for up to 16 people (TechCrunch)
“Houseparty does 8 people. Let’s do twice that!”


Agora.io SDK version 2.1.1 has arrived: sponsored
What’s cool in this release: Agora’s SDK enables users to enhance local audio effects from built-in microphone with setLocalVoiceEqualization & setLocalVoiceReverb.

Video conference through Voximplant media servers (Voximplant)
Voximplant adds group video calling to its platform.

Product Update: The callstats.io Demo – Experience Our Enterprise Tier Today (Callstats.io)
Callstats makes it easy to try out its enterprise tier.

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