WebRTC Weekly Issue #44 - December 3, 2014

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

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WebRTC is secure, but would you trust the technology with your financial information? (thisisdrum.com)
Laurence Chandler asking if WebRTC is a technology we can trust. To me, the answer depends on the provider more than it is on the technology.

WebRTC’s True Issue (acano.com)
Liam Panizzon believes the current challenge of WebRTC isn’t around browser support but rather codec availability.

TADSummit Wrap-up (alanquayle.com)
Alan sums up the recent TADS event that took place in Istanbul.


The First Vendor-Independent WebRTC Coding Fest Ever SPONSORED
Looking for a Hackathon? Try our WebRTC Fest – it is vendor independent and taking place during December.

Bridging Matrix & SIP via Verto (martix.org)
Matrix takes on bridging with other signaling protocols. Good links and insights in the comments as well.

Jitsi Videobridge Performance Evaluation (jitsi.org)

Use Cases and Customer Wins

WebRTC and the Call Center: Challenges Ahead (fonolo.com)
Shai Berger details some of the challenges of adding WebRTC to the contact center.

Introducing a Remote Control for Virtual Reality Films (Hint: It’s in Your Pocket) (pbs.org)
Virtual reality using a smartphone as remote control? WebRTC’s data channel got you covered.

Aspect Dives into the WebRTC Pool with Embedded Customer Service Solutions (smartcustomerservice.com)
Aspect joins the WebRTC ecosystem and introduces their own enhancements to the contact center.

Skype Co-Founder Backs Wire, A New Communications App Launching Today On iOS, Android And Mac (techcrunch.com)
Yet-another comms app/service company trying to reinvent communications by targeting Skype. I think they should be focusing on Line, WeChat and Whatsapp instead.


Deprecating the vLine Developer Platform (blog.vline.com)
vLine were quiet for a long time, and now they shut down their developers platform, focusing on enterprise video conferencing.

Firefox 34 arrives with Firefox Hello video chat, revamped search, and Chromecast tab mirroring from Android (venturebeat.com)
Firefox Hello implementation, based on WebRTC, is no an integral part of the Firefox browser. Dan York has a walk-through of the Hello service.

Improved appear.in mobile web for Android users (blog.appear.in)
Appear.in took the time to make their website more presentable on Android. I wish others will follow suite.

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