WebRTC Weekly Issue #229 - June 20, 2018

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


Introducing QUIC support for HTTPS load balancing (Google)
QUIC gets into GCP’s load balancer. I wonder when we’ll see it in WebRTC.

Musical.ly kills its standalone live-streaming app Live.ly (TechCrunch)
I think Live.ly was the only WebRTC piece in Musical.ly.


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

Chrome Screensharing Blues – preparing for getDisplayMedia (webrtcHacks)
After the autoplay mess, we have a new headache with screen sharing extensions in Chrome.

We have a new Community Forum (Jitsi)
The best in the WebRTC space. Time for others to improve? (maybe even discuss-webrtc?)

Verify the WebRTC getStats() API Output (callstats.io)
Making use of KITE to verify a specific API implementation across browsers.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Building a Platform To Scratch My Own Itch (Fotis Panagio)
Itching a scratch is something WebRTC enables. Read this story.

Microsoft acquires social learning platform Flipgrid (TechCrunch)
Not sure how this fits into the Skype consumer story.

Amazon has discontinued the Mayday button on its Fire tablets (TheNextWeb)
Quite sad. This was the best video contact center use case out there.

Popular Uses for Live Streaming (Red5 Pro)
I think this covers most of them when you look at broadcasts. I’d add esports viewing as another one.


The All New Steam Chat (Steam)
Voice+Video in gaming = WebRTC. Steam follows the footsteps of Discord here.

Video conferencing. End-to-end encrypted (Wire)
This is something being discussed more recently with WebRTC SFUs.

Simplifying the Talky Ecosystem With React Native (&yet)
Talky goes React Native.

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