WebRTC Weekly Issue #364 - January 27, 2021

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

Reading

WebRTC transforms the communications landscape as it becomes a W3C Recommendation and IETF standards (Press release)
WebRTC is now a standard specification ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

Among Us is even more addicting with this voice app (Daily Dot)
Now I’ll need to install it for my son – he already asked.

Technical

Chrome 89 Preparing To Ship With AV1 Encoder For WebRTC Usage (Phoronix)
Still too early for most, and ships only in Chrome 90 I believe.

3 Key Approaches for Scaling WebRTC: SFU, MCU, and XDN (Red5 Pro)
Red5 Pro explains/defines their XDN architecture.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

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Plex launches a subscription-based retro game streaming service, โ€˜Plex Arcadeโ€™ (TechCrunch)
Cloud gaming โค WebRTC.

The Secret behind Korean Startup Service Ranked 6th in All Non-gaming Apps in Europe (BusinessKorea)
I wish Hyperconnect published their own blog in English as well.

My In-Browser, Serendipity Hangout & Spatial Video Side Project: PLUTO (Elad Blog)
Built using mediasoup.

How Blitzz shifted to self service WebRTC network testing with testRTC (testRTC)
qualityRTC is used at Blitzz to assist in figuring out connectivity and quality issues for end users.

Releases

Introducing detailed participant tracks state (Daily)
This one has a nice touch to it. Reduces a lot of the signaling/messaging efforts from the developers.

Extend LiveSwitch Server Applications With These Top Community Developer Tools (Frozen Mountain)
Frozen Mountain lists the tools they offer beyond their SDK.

From our own posts

None this week.