Scalability, VP9, and what it means for WebRTC

The multi-stream architecture of an SFU endpoint

There are various ways to achieve video scalability in WebRTC, and VP9 is going to add some intereting new opportunities in this regards. Learn what simulcast and SVC means and how they fit into the bigger picture in WebRTC.

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Standards are for Losers

Standards are for losers

When looking at a standard, make sure to check who is behind it and who is missing in action. It usually tells you the power play that is taking place. In the case of WebRTC, it all boils down to the change in hegemony over VoIP from vendors to browsers.

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Unified Communications is Overrated

Communication is... overrated

Communication is necessary, but is overrated in the importance of a single vendor to offer it across the board – its values aren’t as cherished as they used to be.

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Can Wire Succeed Where Talko Failed?

Wire is... on a wire

Talko got acquired, saving it from getting bust. Switch raised funding. Where is Wire headed, and how far is it from success? If anything, Wire needs to pivot.

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