WebRTC Weekly Issue #297 - October 16, 2019

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Not so fast: Survey says Google’s Stadia will chew through data caps (TheNextWeb)
A survey was needed to know that 4K video streaming eats up lots of data? Why not a study or a research paper?


WebRTC M78 Release Notes (discuss-webrtc)
Lots of stats changes.

Porting a C++ multiplayer game to the Web with Cheerp, WebRTC and Firebase (Learning Technologies)
This is one cool project 🙂

What is the difference between an image and a video frame? (Leonardo Chiariglione)
A good explanation for those interestend in how video compression is different from image compression.

Recording Live Streams with an On-Prem Recording Service with C++ and Docker (Agora)
I like this approach where a CPaaS vendor gives an easy solution for recording on-prem (i.e – not on his infrastructure).

Adding Voice Functionality to an Existing Chat Application (Nexmo)
Nexmo Conversation API example of upgrading chat to voice.

Build a Video Chat with React Hooks (Twilio)
An example of Twilio Programmable Video in React.

Why QuickBlox choose XMPP protocol (QuickBlox)
An interesting selection for a signaling protocol.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

New Vector raises $8.5M to accelerate Matrix/Riot/Modular (Matrix)


Announcing Programmable Video Track Subscription API (Twilio)
Selective subscription to tracks in a session now in GA. There’s also a public beta for the bandwidth API.

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