WebRTC Weekly Issue #224 - May 16, 2018

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


Chrome Tests Picture-in-Picture API to Show Floating Video Popups Outside the Browser (Bleeping Computer)
This can be a boon to WebRTC, and a way to offer experiences that were impossible to achieve in browsers so far.

History of WebRTC [Infographic] (callstats.io)

Skype, Interrupted (Om)
Skype is a shadow of what it used to be.


Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 55 (WebKit)
Data channel fixes.

Build a Video Chat Service with JavaScript, WebRTC, and Okta (Colabug)
Adding an authorization service to a WebRTC chat app.

WebRTC Issues and How to Debug Them (Codeship)
A good starting point for first time developers who need to troubleshoot WebRTC related bugs.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Jails are replacing visits with video calls—inmates and families hate it (Ars Technica)
I worked with such vendors in the past, pre-WebRTC days. As far as I know, they are moving towards WebRTC as well.

Can Amazing Japanese Inside Sales System can Become a Game Changer of the Inside Sales? (akinori nakajima)
Using video via WebRTC and PSTN phone for audio – not the first time this is done, but worth mentioning again.


Agora.io SDK version 2.1.1 has arrived: sponsored
What’s cool in this release: you can now create fun audio effect, choose a custom video source, get crystal clear in-game voice through the new Gaming audio profile

OpenVidu 2.0.0: what’s next? (OpenVidu)
This marks the new beginning of Kurento.

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