WebRTC Weekly Issue #227 - June 6, 2018

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


Using WebRTC as a Replacement for RTMP (Wowza)
Some key questions to guide you through the decision to go for WebRTC (or not).

Coming Soon: WebRTC Dream, Realized (NoJitter)
A good review of where we started and why AV1 is the next video codec.

The Atlassian Acquisition – 3 years later (Jitsi)
Chad Hart looks at the progress Jitsi made since its acquisition by Atlassian.

4 Highly Recommended Ways to Learn WebRTC (callstats.io)
Select the best approach for you to learn WebRTC.

Highfive’s video conferencing platform is now available through Ingram Micro and at Best Buy (TechCrunch)
Purchasing a video conferencing endpoint at a Best Buy. Interesting.


Inserting an External Video Stream into a Live Broadcast sponsored
Learn about how to integrate external video directly into a live broadcast

Examining SRTP Double Encryption Procedures for Selective Forwarding (callstats.io)
An explanation of PERC, a new mechanism for encryption media end-to-end while using media servers.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Making the Telehealth Opportunity Simple for Private Practice (TokBox)
SimplePractice using the OpenTok platform for healthcare.

Pexip Partners With Google Cloud to Bring Native Video, Audio, and Content-Sharing Interoperability to Hangouts Meet (Press release)
Seems like connecting to Hangouts Meet is the next objective for cloud video conferencing after connecting to Skype for Business.


I’m just going to say it: FaceTime’s new group calling feature looks awful (TheNextWeb)
Apple added group calling for FaceTime in WWDC, picking the number 32 as max meeting size. I haven’t seen the keynote, but images I saw indicate bad use of empty spaces on the screen. Lots of questions I have on the technical side…

Ribbon Enhances Smart Office Unified Communications Solution with Extended Mobility and Collaboration Capabilities (Press release)
Robbon now integrates Vidyo as part of their Smart Office offering.

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