WebRTC Weekly Issue #323 - April 15, 2020

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


8×8 Video Meetings Solutions Cross 10 Million Monthly Active Users; Jitsi Community to Unveil Next Steps in Secure Video Meetings (Press release)
Jitsi is one of the big winners after Zoom in this state.

Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March (TechCrunch)
Teams growing nicely and with it its video use.

How Google Meet supports two million new users each day (Google)
Would be nice if the how part would be explained. The number is staggering…


Paweł Fertyk: WebRTC on mobile devices (IWIC)
WebRTC React Native walk-through.

True End-to-End Encryption with WebRTC Insertable Streams (webrtcHacks)
Current state of Insertable Streams in WebRTC.

We had to squeeze our Neural Network by 30x to run inside Chrome (Krisp)
Running ML in the browser to improve voice quality. What more can you ask for?

Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 104 (WebKit)
mDNS, some bug fixes and HEVC.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Talking to each other during COVID-19 (Discord)
Integrates with Krisp and launches noise suppression as beta to all users.

Verizon is launching a tool to help you troubleshoot tech issues remotely (TheVerge)
Kudos to TechSee for this win.

Play Stadia Pro for free, starting today (Google)
If anyone wanted to strain networks any further now that streaming services has gone below HD across the globe, here’s your chance.

Vonage Video API Helps Doctolib Deliver Free Telehealth Consultations During Public Health Crisis (Press release)
Healthcare and education. The old/new frontier in video calling.

Hallway creates a ‘virtual break room’ for remote workers using scheduled video chats (TechCrunch)
Not sure if based on WebRTC, but similar solutions for remote teams seems to be the fad these days.

Spike Video Chat is a great new free option for group video conferencing (Pocketnow)
Based on Jitsi

Twine aims to end social isolation with its video chat app for deep conversations (TechCrunch)
Topic based Chatroulette.


This is what end-to-end encryption should look like (Jitsi)
Jitsi adding E2EE to their SFU. WIP with a nice demo video.

Testing call center quality when onboarding WFH remote agents (testRTC)
Easily collect network stats from a user’s network to troubleshoot connectivity issues.

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