Open feature request: CallSession API

These days, we are revamping the mobile version of appear.in, and promoting it to being a first class client. In that regard, I’m starting to see some bits and pieces that would...

Facebook said to be working on dedicated video chat device

Facebook is reportedly working on dedicated video chat hardware, per a new report by Bloomberg. The device is said to be the inaugural major product from Facebook’s hardware-focused Building 8 product development...

Introducing the Jitsi Meet mobile SDK

Jitsi Meet has been available on mobile for some time now. The app works on both Android and iOS, and while it uses meet.jit.si to create conferences by default, it works with any custom...

New Test Pilot Experiments Available Today

It’s been a busy summer for Firefox! Last month, we delivered the first in a series of groundbreaking updates to the browser. This week, the Test Pilot team is continuing to evolve Firefox features...

NoMachine Announces Upcoming Cloud Server Suite in Version 6

Luxembourg, July 31st, 2017 – NoMachine, a leader in cross-platform remote computing solutions, today unveiled details of what’s coming up in the release of its next software update, NoMachine 6. A...

WebRTC Discussions Summary from IETF 99 Meeting

Last IETF meeting in Prague was a really unusual one for WebRTC.  Right off the bat, both the RTCWEB group meeting and the MMUSIC group meeting were cancelled.  Additionally, many of the ‘usual suspects’...

webrtcH4cKS: ~ WebRTC Externals – the cross-browser WebRTC debug extension

I am a big fan of Chrome’s webrtc-internals tool. It is one of the most useful debugging tools for WebRTC and when it was added to Chrome back in 2012 it made my...

Peer5 raises $2.5M for its peer-to-peer approach to streaming video

Peer5, which helps publishers stream video to large audiences, is announcing that it has raised $2.5 million in seed funding. I wrote about the startup earlier this year when it was part of Y...

Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 36

Safari Technology Preview Release 36 is now available for download for macOS Sierra and betas of macOS High Sierra. If you already have Safari Technology Preview installed, you can update from the Mac App...

Adobe Announces Flash Distribution and Updates to End

Adobe has announced it will stop distributing and updating Flash Player at the end of 2020 and is encouraging web developers to migrate any existing Flash content to open standards. Apple is...