WebRTC Weekly Issue #375 - April 14, 2021

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


Dr. Alex passed away (rtc_cosmo)

Fixing Zoom calls: Looking better and feeling better (Seth’s blog)
That self view suggestion is an easy thing to accommodate.

Critical Zoom vulnerability triggers remote code execution without user input (ZDNet)
One more reason why browser based solutions (=WebRTC) are safer.

Mozilla partners with NVIDIA to democratize and diversify voice technology (Mozilla)
Common Voice seems to be the starting point for any audio related ML algorithm these days.


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WebRTC M90 Release Notes (discuss-webrtc)
Plan B gets deprecated, and 2 new field trials.

Simulcast playground (WebRTC fiddle of the month)
The best explanation on how to use simulcast that you’ll find online.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

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Audio-only social networks: what are they, and how are they being used? (Daily)
Daily on what do people do with a Clubhouse app.

Facebook tests Hotline, a Q&A product that’s a mashup of Clubhouse and Instagram Live (TechCrunch)
Facebook does Clubhouse.

Reddit is secretly exploring a Clubhouse-like voice chat feature (Mashable)
Reddit does -“-.

Facebook tests video speed dating events with ‘Sparked’ (TechCrunch)
Shockingly, this one isn’t about Clubhouse.

Messaging app Wire raises $21 million (TechCrunch)
Kudos on the raise.


None this week.

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None this week.