CoSMo and Meetecho have been working together for some time as the #webrtc A-Team. So far the contributions described in different blog posts have mainly been on the server-side, with Double-Encryption, VP9 SVC, or more recently better bandwidth management support. This time, we are going to speak about several client software options to connect to Janus Instances that have been just been made available.
Security in Real-Time Comms.
Security is important for communication, and in the wake of XXXX (pick your favorite) revelations, the IETF RTCWEB working group and other standard committees alike had decided to up their game. With respect to webrtc, that’s for example when the decision was made to mandate the more secure DTLS-SRTP over SDES-SRTP. The entire Security architecture is documented within a corresponding documents and some dependencies:
Encryption is only really useful if it is end-to-end and if you are sure who you are talking to.
Main Coders and Architects: Sergio Murillo, Lorenzo Miniero,
Facilitator, Motivator, and Secretary: Dr Alex Gouaillard.
Janus Bandwidth management has been incrementally updated to support the latest technologies available in a joint effort between CoSMo and Meetecho, a.k.a. The WebRTC A-Team. This article describes the original design of Janus and its VideoRoom plugin with respect to bandwidth management, and the incremental changes that were needed to bring it to automatic bandwidth estimation and adaptation on the sender side, and availability of simulcast for bandwidth management on the receiver side. A concrete example about how to leverage simulcast with the Janus VideoRoom Plugin is provided for illustration and testing purposes.
One week ago, KITE daily runs results were made available on webrtc.org. This signs the end of a first phase, and shows that webrtc automated testing in desktop and mobile browsers is doable today. This blog post reflects on the path taken to get here, the ongoing maturation of webrtc implementations, and KITE as tool for the RTC industry to achieve End-to-End testing, as well as load testing, and benchmarking.
We had started the cosmo adventure in a co-working space. It was great: we were surrounded by entrepreneur-minded people, supported by great staff (kudos Claire and Evelyn), the space was nice, the roof top incredible, and it accommodated our growth from 1 to 13 local employees in 2017. If you’re looking for a centrally located co-working space in Singapore, I could not recommend any place more than WOTSO co-working space at 19 Cecil Street. The hard truth was that we had outgrown our co-working space.
Ever since I designed and wrote with an intern the infamous IE/Safari plugin, I had pledged to make it obsolete and redundant. Unfortunately, that had never happened. Until today that is. Come and check what this new free ($, beer) and free open-source (freedom) plugin brings you.
While intense discussions happen on the W3C Webrtc mailing list (someone asked everybody what they want to see in Webrtc NV ….), it’s nice to take a step back and look at the first results of KITE, a new end-to-end testing tool designed to make Webrtc 1.0 and all applications using it better.
Following the “WebRTC Rockstars Tour”(TM) in Asia last winter, there has been an incredible amount of requests coming from developers, individuals and companies of all sizes to go beyond a meet up and to organise a full-fledged Korean WebRTC conference.
This week IETF is in town! It’s rare enough that the organizers of JSConf.asia last year gave us a slot to present the standardisation process, and why it was so important to participate. Moreover, one only get better by learning from the bests, and all the internet experts are at IETF. If you’re really serious about internet technology, as an engineer or as a team leader you go and send your team learn with the best, even more so when there is no plane ticket to buy or hotel cost associated. Since IETF publishes the list of attendees, we took the time to extract the list of attendees, to see the braves.
This is winter again and The IETF is coming to Asia. For this very special 100Th edition of the IETF, Singapore is going to be the Host.
Starting November 11th, Internet Technology experts will be in town to define the future of the Internet, the foundation of the Web.
As we told the local enthusiasts last year at JSConf.asia, this is a great and rare opportunity, and we, being based in Singapore, wanted most of the local to benefit from this as much as possible.
Sunday November 12th, 1:45pm, there will be a free tutorial to webrtc By Dan Burnett and Myself. State of the standard, state of the implementation in all browsers will be presented.
On Wednesday 15th at night, PayPal and SingaporeJS were nice enough to sponsor the webrtc rockstar event with In addition to the two above usual suspects, Lorenzo Miniero, the founder and chairman of Meetecho which provides the open source Janus media server, and Jordan Baucke, CTO of Evasyst an e-gaming state-up for Irvine California
Only lorenzo really is a rockstar (you can tell by his style and his power walk), and he was kind enough to prepare a logo for us.
Eventually, the rockstar tour will have two more asian dates:
We will be in gangnam district, Seoul on Friday 17th,
both the latest dates will be with another webrtc Rockstar: Kranky from KrankyGeek!! He will join us on stage to present the latest about Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, and Artificial Intelligence applied to Real-Time-Communication!
All of those events are free, and good opportunity to mingle and get to know each other as well as to learn from the seniors. Do not hesitate to send all of your team members (even wearing your company t-shirts) to enjoy with us like the Temasys Chairman did last time. The more the merrier.
Dr. Alex, from San Francisco, W3C Technical Plenary Meeting.