WebRTC Weekly Issue #358 - December 16, 2020

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


Adding Encrypted Group Calls to Signal (Signal)
Seems to be using Insertable Streams

Twitter acquires screen-sharing social app Squad (TechCrunch)
Kudos to the team behind Squad.


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Call for Review: WebRTC 1.0: Real-Time Communication Between Browsers is a W3C Proposed Recommendation (W3C News)
We are getting there.

WebRTC M88 Release Notes (discuss-webrtc)
Optimizations in video encoding pipeline.

Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 117 (WebKit)
Apple adds support for Insertable Streams. I wish they’d fix their audio issues…

How One Developer Recreated AirDrop Using Just JavaScript (DEV)
Using WebRTC…

Life of a Netflix Partner Engineer — The case of the extra 40 ms (Netflix)
Not really WebRTC, but similarities of the nature of developing with WebRTC exist here.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Parsec raises $25M from a16z to power remote work and cloud gaming (TechCrunch)
Taking cloud gaming tech into the enterprise environment.

myInterview raises $5 million for its video-based job recruitment platform (TechCrunch)
Remote interviewing platforms are a thing now, which makes sense.

Cosmos Video — a ‘Club Penguin for adults’ to socialise and work — raises $2.6M from LocalGlobe (TechCrunch)
This new approach to remote work is interesting. A fun experience, but will it stick?

Virtual backgrounds, closed captioning, and more for your video meetings (RingCentral)
Background replacement is becoming table stakes.


None this week.

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None this week.