WebRTC Weekly Issue #294 - September 25, 2019

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

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Facebook pushes further into your home with Portal TV (Mashable)
Facebook aren’t the first to try putting a camera and video call in the living room TV. I wonder how they’ll fare.

Facebook’s second-generation Portal devices are cheaper, smaller, and support WhatsApp (The Verge)
Looks like a strategic product for Facebook.

Product Update: All new Aircall phone for desktop, now in beta (Aircall)
Not a word about WebRTC. Focus is how to blend the UI/UX around it. Just as it should be.


and the WebRTC Open Source Popularity Contest Winner is… (webrtcHacks)
A look at the statistics behind WebRTC projects on github.

GeoEdge Researchers Uncover Malicious Auto-Redirect Ads in Programmatic VPAID Video inserted in Sandboxed iFrames (Press release)
Someone probably needs to update/refresh/fix that VPAID spec to work properly with the modern web.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

How Talkdesk support solves customer network issues faster with testRTC (testRTC)
Talkdesk makes use of testRTC’s Network Testing service to improve customer support.

8×8 Powers One-Click Video Collaboration With Launch of New 8×8 Video Meetings, Now Complimentary for All Customers (Press release)
8×8 integrates the Jitsi acquisition into their UCaaS service.


Stream high-quality real-time graphics through your browser with our new WebRTC framework (Unity)
This is great news if you’re in the business of 3D rendering in the cloud (coupled with interactivity).

Android native applications with OpenVidu (OpenVidu)
For those not wanting to use react-native.

A New Mobile Meeting Experience Awaits (GoToMeeting)
Video is there, but not front and center.

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