WebRTC Weekly Issue #55 - February 18, 2015

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

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What Will the Future of VoIP be? (Sinch)

A good view on what the future holds for VoIP… and WebRTC.

Video-Enable Users, But What About the Conference Room? (NoJitter)
Loved the comment there in the end: “The conference room and the needs of the users have evolved past a traditional VC codec living in a H.323/SIP silo of heavy infrastructure and complex management.”

How WebRTC is going to transform web design (Creative Bloq)
This week’s obligatory 101.

AT&T Takes Your Identity to the Web (The New Dial Tone)
Amir Zmora suggests Telcos used their unfair advantage of their network. My only question is how does that help them fight global players?


WebRTC 1.0: Draft published (W3C)
Yay! Now we just need this one approved, the IETF to issue their own RFC and for Microsoft and Apple to release WebRTC-compliant browsers.

WebRTC Device Selection Demystified (Respoke)
Wondered how to use the new device enumeration API? Michael Spiceland got you covered.

Three.js Online Meeting With JoclyGames (Learning Three.js)
An interview with the Jocly team about their use of Three.js (and WebRTC).

Notes from SightCall Labs: Ringing Multiple Extensions (SightCall)
Tom Sheffler explains SightCalls’ forking capability.

Here’s How to Make Internet Explorer and Safari Work with WebRTC (MakeUseOf)
Matthew Hughes offers a closer look at the Temasys plugin for IE and Safari.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

Remote Students Create 3D Video Conferencing Environment with WebRTC (HackReactor)
Students developing a WebRTC based video conference with a twist.

The best Google Helpouts alternatives (24sessions)
Google Helpouts is closing down, so the guys at 24sessions (a competitor using WebRTC as well) show a few alternatives – including their own.

ORIGIBOT: 3D Printed and WebRTC-Enabled Telepresence Robot to Launch Tomorrow on Indiegogo (3D Print)
A Double Robotics-like solution for an Android – as an Indiegogo campaign.

Embedded Communications: Some Examples (Genband)
Brad Bush offers a list of use cases where embedding communications as a feature makes sense.


Synapse 0.7.0 and matrix-angular-sdk 0.6.2 released (matrix.org)
Another day, another release of matrix. They got some buzz around their platform this past week.

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