There are insights to be gleaned out of Mary Meeker (of KPCB) Internet Trends report when it comes to WebRTC. This is exactly what I tried doing, focusing on how these trends impact those who wish to build use cases with WebRTC.
The metrics used by WebRTC PaaS and Cloud Communication API providers need to change. Number of registered developers is mostly meaningless – there is a need to shift towards metrics that offer more clue to the engagement of these platforms.
WebRTC enables new use cases for video in education. We are no longer confined to the class room with a video room system. Things become more personal, and fit for purpose to solve real world problems.
Cisco just acquired Tropo, making it an official API vendor with a a large developer ecosystem. It also made it a WebRTC PaaS player. What challenges lie ahead of Cisco, and what are the open questions about this acquisition?
Open source licenses are tough. When you decide to use an open source module, you need to first ask yourself if its license is suitable for your business. In many cases, you’d rather be safe than sorry here.