WebRTC Weekly Issue #250 - November 14, 2018

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

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Live Broadcasting Tech & Trends in 2018  sponsored 
Explore the history of live broadcasting, and it’s current trends and opportunities in the industry.

Sprint Is Throttling Microsoft’s Skype Service, Study Finds (Fortune)
I wonder how carriers will throttle WebRTC.

Microsoft Launches Free AV1 Video Codec for Windows 10 (Softpedia)
Decoder only. Not part of WebRTC. But an interesting new step.


Improving Scale and Media Quality with Cascading SFUs (webrtcHacks)
Jitsi explains why we need cascading SFUs and how they’ve implemented it.

Xirsys Releases XTurn — The Open Source TURN Server in Elixir (Xirsys)
If Elixir is your thing, then this TURN server implementation is for you.

Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 69 (WebKit)
Some minor additions to the WebRTC implementation.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Facebook starts shipping Portal, clarifies privacy/ad policy (TechCrunch)
The best thing? Their developers will be explaining the tech at Kranky Geek in 2 days! (also read this)

Built with Twilio Video: LearnCube Virtual Classroom (Twilio)
LearnCube makes use of Twilio’s Programmable Video.

callstats.io Real-Time Communications Monitoring Service Integrates with Amazon Connect (Press release)
Callstats now offers an easy integration with Amazon Connect.


OpenTok version 2.15: What’s new and how you can use it (TokBox)
TokBox has a new release, bringing with it more polish to the service.

New Voice & Video Javascript SDK now available (Sinch)
Mainly fixes SDK issues for Firefox.

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