WebRTC Weekly Issue #384 - June 16, 2021

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


Skin in the game: Video chat apps tout ‘inclusive’ AI features (Reuters)
AI is being used to improve on the experience and in some ways, trying to make it also inclusive.

Could Claap, an asynchronous video meetings platform, end the tyranny of Zoom calls? (TechCrunch)
No. Not that async is a bad idea, just that it won’t kill Zoom.


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FaceTime finally faces WebRTC – implementation deep dive (webrtcHacks)
An interesting way to implement with WebRTC.

Intent to Ship: WebCodecs (blink-dev)
Not sure why Google are so keen to fast track this one. Unless they plan to use it themselves. Stadia maybe?

Common Misconceptions About Real-Time Communication (Agora)
Ben Weekes on his Kranky Geek presentation.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Carbyne raises $20M more so when death knocks, you don’t answer the door (TechCrunch)
Kudos on the raise.

Seoul-based Ringle raises $18M Series A for its one-on-one English tutoring platform (TechCrunch)
They seem to have kept the video calling part out of the service itself, which is interesting.

Wormhole: Instant Encrypted File-Sharing Powered by WebTorrent (TorrentFreak)
Makes sense as a feature/service on top of WebTorrent.


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