WebRTC Weekly Issue #236 - August 8, 2018

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


Vonage Acquires TokBox, the Leading Programmable Video Provider (Press release)
TokBox shifts hands from Telefonica to Vonage.

Less aaS, more Comm (Erik Lagerway)
Makes for an interesting read about what’s coming in communications.


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

WebKitGTK and WPE Gain WebRTC Support Back (Thibault Saunier)
An update on the GStreamer based implementation of WebRTC.

Making a User Media Preview Component (Austin Kurpuis)
We need more of these tutorials.

In-app browsers, I forgive thee not (Lee Martin)
This problem should be discussed more. In-app browsers don’t support WebRTC enough, so here’s a piece of code for how to detect that.

Suspending Simulcast Streams for Savvy Streamlining (webrtcHacks)
This is mandatory reading for those dabbling into SFUs (and also those who don’t).

How ​to ​Build ​a ​Video Conference ​Application ​with WebRTC ​& ​Kurento ​Media ​Server (WebRTC.ventures)
IF you plan on using Kurento, then this is a good starting point.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

How Team Collaboration is Growing Thanks to RTC and WebRTC (callstats.io)
What role WebRTC plays in the team collaboration space.

Coviu vs Skype for Telehealth (Coviu)
This shows the real power of WebRTC – when you put it to work in a specific vertical or use case.


New API Features for Improved Video Calling (Vidyo.io)
Vidyo.io releases a set of enhancements to its platform.

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