WebRTC Weekly Issue #366 - February 10, 2021

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


What WebRTC means for you (Mozilla)
Eric Rescorla explains why WebRTC is important.

Experience Delivery Network (XDN) Summit (sponsored):
Join us February 9th & 10th and experience the future of live-streaming.

Dating juggernaut Match buys Seoul-based Hyperconnect for $1.73B, its biggest acquisition ever (TechCrunch)
A nice win for Hyperconnect.

Watch WebRTC Live #50: WebRTC Trends for 2021 with Tsahi Levent-Levi (WebRTC.ventures)
Where Arin and Tsahi discuss WebRTC trends.

Class adds $30 million to its balance sheet for a Zoom-friendly edtech solution (TechCrunch)
There are some interesting companies taking the Zoom integration path instead of WebRTC recently.

Why native in-app video chat trumps video conferencing every single time (Daily)


We’re hiring! (sponsored):
Join us at Tribe to build the best remote communication platform for humans.

WebRTC M89 Release Notes (discuss-webrtc)
There’s a deprecation plan for plan b. And what a plan!

ICE candidate gathering (WebRTC fiddle of the month)
An explanation on ICE candidate gathering in WebRTC.

WebRTC Video Codecs performance evaluation (Real Time Communications Bits)
AV1 is a CPU hog for the time being.

Mastering the AV1 SVC chains (Medooze)
Dealing with SVC1 in AV1 is going to be challenging.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Demio and Banzai Join Forces – a Bright Future Awaits Virtual Events (Demio)
Banzai acquires Demio. Kudos to the Demio team!

Rocket.Chat raises $19M for its open-source approach to integrated enterprise messaging (TechCrunch)

RingCentral for Salesforce: leveraging WebRTC for in-app calling (RingCentral)
Vendors shifting to WebRTC see more opportunities for integration.

Gruveo Now Supports Third-Party and In-App Browsers on iOS (Gruveo)
iOS is slowly but surely getting WebRTC right (not yet there).

SquadCast adds video podcast recording (TechCrunch)
Probably using WebRTC for this.


XDN Summit Introduces New Era in Video Streaming (Red5 Pro)
XDN Summit started yesterday and continues today. Read all about it.

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