WebRTC Weekly Issue #98 - December 16, 2015

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


Contextual communications – using device sensors as context (Disruptive Analysis)
Dean Bubley ties the talklessnow.com service to contextual communications.

7 Simple ways to enhance the WebRTC user experience (AT&T)
A few suggestions on what to add to a simple video chat service to make the experience shine.


PSA: Chrome M48 WebRTC Release Notes (discuss-webrtc)
VP9 will officially be part of Chrome 48.

Free Course: Go Live With WebRTC (Entavo Tuts+)
If you’re new to WebRTC, then this is an online course that might get you the education you need.

Shut up! Monitoring audio volume in getUserMedia (webrtcHacks)
Philipp Hancke details his work on talklessnow.com and finding volume levels in WebRTC.

The New Media Recorder API (Pipe)
A good primer on the new Media Recorder API in WebRTC.

Use Cases and Customer Wins

White paper: Beyond E-health – Embedded Communications in Healthcare (TokBox)
If you are into healthcare use cases and WebRTC then this excellent whitepaper is for you.

Interactive Intelligence Acquires Mumbai-based Customer360 (Customer360)
Another acquisition in our WebRTC market.

Streamroot Makes Video Streaming Cheaper Thanks To Peer-To-Peer (TechCrunch)
Streamroot raises $2.5 million for its P2P CDN.

A consultant receives their dedicated virtual meeting room with ShareAnywhere (Drum)
Shameless self promotion – and a solid ShareAnywhere platform by Drum.

Thanks To Google, Your Phone Now Doubles As A Lightsaber (TechCrunch)
Star Wars: A new Google experiment couples your smartphone with your desktop by using WebRTC for low latency.


Introducing the Annotation Widget in Beta (TokBox)
TokBox adds a new annotation widget, targeting visual assist use cases.

Salesforce Live Agent is Now Enhanced with Video Chat and Co-browsing Capabilities (VeriShow)
VeriShow now integrates with Salesforce.

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