WebRTC Weekly Issue #260 - January 30, 2019

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


Major iPhone FaceTime bug lets you hear the audio of the person you are calling … before they pick up (9To5Mac)
Oops… that’s like Google Duo – only in reverse. They should call it a feature and say we’re not using FaceTime right.

Latency, Jitter, and Packet Loss: A Plain English Explanation For Non-Geeks (Stacey Kendall)
There’s a reason why this isn’t in the Technical part 🙂

Why you Shouldn’t Use Skype For Your Business Video Conferencing Solution (WebRTC.ventures)
In the end, it boils down to making communications a feature and not a service.


PSA: Chrome M72 with Unified Plan SDP as default going stable tomorrow (discuss-webrtc)
tomorrow=yesterday in this case.

PSA: WebRTC host candidate obfuscation experiment in M73 (discuss-webrtc)
An upcoming experiment in M73 – using multicast DNS.

What I learned about H.264 for WebRTC video (webrtcHacks)
Why video is different than voice coding.

Raspberry Pi Video Preview in the Browser (Hackster)
If you’re trying to stream video from rPi then read this.

MediaStream Recorder API Now Available in Safari Technology Preview 73 (Pipe)
Pipe sharing what works and doesn’t work with Safari’s MediaStream recorder API.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

How Live Video Broadcasts are Helping Retailers Boost Sales Beyond the Holiday Season (agora.io)
The role live broadcasts play in retail. Fits with the trend of shopping malls trying to create an experience to be able to compete against online shopping.


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