WebRTC Weekly Issue #346 - September 23, 2020

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


Microsoft challenges Twilio with the launch of Azure Communication Services (TechCrunch)
The title is apt. There are also additional features in Teams and Edge on Linux.

Zoom, but for X: How startups are building for our new video normal (Protocol)
There’s no video calling or video conferencing now. Only “zoom”.


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PSA: WebRTC M86 Release Notes (discuss-webrtc)
Yawn. Mostly housekeeping. Oh – and one time compiled binaries for mobile.

Support for Safari 14 (AddPipe)
The state of WebRTC support in Safari continues to be abysmal and patchy at best.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Video call lens turns gestures into comic-style text bubbles for when you’re on mute (Mashable)
So… finally a useful thing we can do with gestures and video calls?

Rally wants to make big group video calls more fun, more real and maybe less exhausting (TechCrunch)
Figuring large events is another frontier for video these days.

High-Fidelity, Professional-Grade Audio on Zoom (Zoom)
Catering for sport and music lessons requires a different approach than the usual boring talking heads use cases.

See up to 49 people, including yourself, in Google Meet (G Suite Updates)
Google plays catchup and does the zoom 49 gallery view in Meet.


Agora Releases WebRTC SDK v3.2.0 (Agora)
A few improvements and support for Edge.

From our own posts

None this week.