ALmost 6 years ago, we took the initiative to bring real time communication to the Web platform. Thanks to the industry-wide adoption of WebRTC, the majority of browsers now offer developers access to high-quality audio, video and data communication using a common set of APIs. These APIs have made the web platform more powerful and helped eliminate the need for browser plugins.

Along the way, we have reached consensus on programming models, network protocols, and, of course, video codecs. With this work largely behind us, and most browser implementations nearing completion, we plan to make a significant push to finish WebRTC 1.0 this year.

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