WebRTC Weekly Issue #386 - June 30, 2021

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


Telegram now lets you video chat on group calls (Mashable)
Probably not WebRTC-based. At least not directly.

Microsoft Teams will be built directly into Windows 11 (TechCrunch)
The UCaaS wars are heating up, with the largest vendors each banking on their strength elsewhere. For Microsoft, that’s Office and Windows.

The Future of WebRTC (RingCentral Developers)
A look at how RingCentral views WebRTC and where it is headed.


Join the WebRTC.ventures Team (sponsored):
WebRTC.ventures is seeking additional talent to join their expert development team.

PSA: Chromium will soon disable camera capture after screen lock (discuss-webrtc)
An important privacy change.

Rearchitecting Coder’s networking with WebRTC (Coder)
Why Coder switched from reverse proxies to… WebRTC.

How to Optimize TURN Server Deployment (Subspace)
There’s another vendor offering managed TURN now.

My Take – Using your mobile camera as a webcam (Graves On SOHO Technology)
Using NDI as the tech behind “external webcam”.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

AWS has acquired encrypted messaging service Wickr (TechCrunch)
Kudos to the Wickr team.

Symphony to lead financial market communications with the acquisition of Cloud9 Technologies (Press release)
Kudos to the Cloud9 team.

NFON AG enters into strategic partnership with Italian WebRTC pioneer (Press release)
NFON now owns 24.9% of Meetecho, creator and maintainer of Janus.

Epic Online Services launches two new free services (Unreal Engine)
Voice is now offered for free. I am assuming Houseparty had something to do with the infrastructure here.

Happs raises $4.7 million for a multicast livestream platform creator community (TechCrunch)
I wonder if/how they use WebRTC.


Give Your Video Application an Instant Makeover with the New Virtual Background Library (Twilio)
Twilio officially adds support to virtual backgrounds in their video SDK.

Improved: End-of-call webhook notification and Next Version (callstats.io)
Callstats adds more data in their webhooks.

testRTC June 2021 Release Notes (testRTC)
Lots of improvements across all products.

From our own posts

None this week