WebRTC Weekly Issue #374 - April 7, 2021

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


LinkedIn confirms it’s working on a Clubhouse rival, too (TechCrunch)
Everyone is now implementing a Clubhouse

Discord is launching new Clubhouse-like channels for audio events (TechCrunch)

Microsoft Edge user numbers keep growing as Firefox falls (TechSpot)
It’s a Chromium world.


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Lyra – enabling voice calls for the next billion users (Google Open Source)
Unrelated to WebRTC. Yet.

How Go-based Pion attracted WebRTC Mass – Q&A with Sean Dubois (webrtcHacks)
An important read for those interested in Pion.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

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Remote-controlled forklifts have arrived in France, courtesy of Phantom Auto (TechCrunch)
Remote-anything is WebRTC.

Toucan: Where the User Controls the Video Experience (NoJitter)
Another stab at reimagining conferencing.

PingPong is a video chat app for product teams working across multiple time zones (TechCrunch)
Another stab at… this time with asynchronous communications.

Fortnite users can now livestream gameplay to Houseparty’s social video app (TechCrunch)
Is this meant to bolster Houseparty or Fortnite?

Sendbird raises $100M at a $1B+ valuation, says 150M+ users now interact using its chat and video APIs (TechCrunch)
Kudos on the valuation.


Announcing the Vonage Video Client SDK Version 2.19 (Vonage)
New features include a screen sharing picker for Electron.

Red5 Pro Release 8.0 (Red5 Pro)
Now with data channel support.

From our own posts

None this week.