Many questions on the discuss-webrtc mailing list nowadays are about specific configuration flags. It’s frequent enough to deserve a blog post to provide the basic and try to reduce the number of stuck people.Continue reading
The work to add RTC AV1 in Chrome, which started in November last year is now well underway. Many people still ask the legitimate question: when will it be available and how good will it be. We had planned to deliver the implementation at IETF in Vancouver at the end of the month and make demos, but the IETF like many other events has been cancelled, so we are switching to weekly updates until the release, still planned for April. This post provides some information about both timing and quality questions.Continue reading
With all of CoSMo businesses growing, especially our Millicast real-time streaming platform doing 10x revenue YoY, and on track for +65% this Quarter (eq. to 7x annual), time has come again to hire.
We are duplicating our operation team, adding a Singapore Center in addition to the Existing US center based in California. As a result, we are opening a mid-level to senior Media DevOps position in Singapore, co-located with our global HQ, most of the C-Level, and the R&D team.
I took the opportunity to create a “Jobs” section in this blog. Do not hesitate to come back and visit, as we are likely to open more position as the year advance.
Within AOMedia things are moving fast with the preparation for AV2 in full speed.
Outside of AOMedia, the adoption of AV1 is like a blazing fire. With the first AV1 adoption by Browser (decoder) two years ago, Netflix switching to AV1 for all content, recently on mobile as well, Hardware acceleration available for more than a year, and Real-Time codec implementations by google and Cisco, all is already on the table for success. Cisco demoed publicly real-time AV1 in webex, on a MacBook Pro in june 2019 !
With NAB around the corner, a lot of big player are positioning themselves, not only to differentiate their offer in production, but also internally to position themselves as the implementation reference for AV2. Netflix/INTEL SVT-AV1, google’s libaom, and xvc from Divideon (non-aom member)
With a very early Chinese new year this time around, the month of January was gone before we could even realise it was around. So many good things happened though, with even more to come toward the end of the quarter, that we thought a post was overdue. Be careful, it is a short post, but on steroid, with many #webrtc news in it!Continue reading
In a recent post on the millicast.com blog, we spoke about the value of Media Streaming and the corresponding business models. We think that question if of interest to a larger audience, and that some points can actually be better addressed. So we’re doubling down with a more focussed post here.Continue reading
WebRTC M80 release notes announced for the first time some support for AV1 in #webrtc. This is the closest one gets from official announcement of support, but it is also difficult from the one-liner in the release note to understand what it is about and how to use it. This blog post will present some details on video codecs support in libwebrtc, position the m80 release in that scope and provide some visibility on the AV1 support in #webrtc timeline.Continue reading
WebRTC has been a magical word for the best part of the 2010 decade, starting, if we had to put a date on it, with 2011 Google IO presentation. From conversations as early as 2018, and many small signs (dropping support for official mobile release in m80 release notes), it was clear that, for Google at least, the WebRTC star itself was already the past. Still, more people depend on webRTC, or want to adopt it, today than ever. What are the options out there? How should one prepare for WebRTC in 2020?Continue reading
W3C TPAC @ fukuoka Japan, October 6 to 20, 2019
Greetings from Fukuoka, Japan – or, your essential update to all things WebRTC…
As ever year, the technical plenary meeting of the World Wide Web consortium took place in the fall. After Lyon, the French “culinary capital”, in 2018, it was hosted this year in Fukuoka, Japan, during the week before the first Rugby World Cup hosted by Japan.Continue reading