WebRTC Weekly Issue #305 - December 11, 2019

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


Use Hangouts Meet with Internet Explorer 11 (G Suite)
I wonder what got prioritized down to get this implemented.

Microsoft Teams is now available on Linux (Microsoft Tech Community)
This one is less surprising than Hangouts on IE11.

Justin Uberti steps down as head of Google Duo, now works as leading engineer for Stadia (Android Police)
The end of an era.


Pixel 4XL Infrared sensor via getUserMedia (Paul Kinlan)
Seems like a mistake making this available from Chrome directly…

6 Ways WebRTC Solves Ultra Low Latency Streaming (Red5 Pro)
A nice overview of the WebRTC characteristics that make it suitable for realtime.

The realtime API family (Ably)
A good review of the various messaging/signaling techniques that people are using (with or without WebRTC).

Running a Twilio Video Chat Application Built with Angular 8 and ASP.NET Core 3.0 on Microsoft Azure (Twilio)
It is time for someone to write one of these for Digital Ocean.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Amazon Kinesis Video Streams adds support for real-time two-way media streaming with WebRTC (Amazon)
Peer-to-peer only at this point, so only signaling and TURN.


Introducing: Presenter Mode (Jitsi)
Jitsi adds presenter mode by composing webcam with the screen into a single outgoing media stream.

XOP Networks Announces General Availability of Advanced Conferencing Software (Press release)
Adds WebRTC conferencing.

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