WebRTC Weekly Issue #353 - November 11, 2020

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

Register to Kranky Geek 2020
Mark the date – November 19. See you virtually this year (from wherever you are) 🙂


Fortnite on iPhone returning – by streaming it in GeForce (9to5Mac)
WebRTC a winner in cloud gaming tech due to Apple’s strict app store rules?

Students Have To Jump Through Absurd Hoops To Use Exam Monitoring Software (Vice)
Many of these proctoring services use WebRTC. The challenge seems to be in the instructions provided by the teachers as well as the AI models used.


PSA: WebRTC M87 Release Notes (discuss-webrtc)
Perfect negotiation and a few deprecated features.

Submitting a WebRTC bug (WebRTC fiddle of the month)
If you plan on submitting a bug to one of the browser vendors, you should probably follow this approach.

Debugging for WebRTC developers (Bandwidth)
A good overview of how to use Chrome debugging tools for WebRTC applications.

WebRTC Encryption and Security: Everything You Need to Know (Wowza)
A good overview of security in WebRTC

Use Cases and Customer Wins

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Hopin raises $125M for its online events platform on the back of surging growth (TechCrunch)
Vaccine or not, virtual events are here to stay. We just need to figure out what that means exactly.

LG offers video calls over healthcare smart TVs (AV Magazine)
Uses WebRTC. LG even hosts its own TURN servers (or partners with a third party?) for this.

Methodically testing and optimizing WebRTC applications at Vowel (testRTC)
How Vowel uses testRTC to optimize and improve its media server implementation.

How Matrimony.com Leveraged Technology during the Covid 19 pandemic (Express Computer)
The new dating paradigm: Profile –> Text chat –> Video call –> Physical meeting

Riverside.fm launches its video podcasting platform (Tech Crunch)
Make use of client side recording to preserve media quality.

A peek into cubbi (Kathleen McKiernan)
Accessibility in a browser using getUserMedia and barcode scanning.


Adventure Continues: CMAF is available in Ant Media Server v2.2 (Ant Media)
Ant Media adds CMAF & K8s support.

Kurento 6.15.0 (Kurento)
A new Kurento release. A lot of minor changes.

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