I am working on a personal Chrome Extension project where I need a way to convert a video file – like your standard mp4 – into a media stream, all within the browser. Adding a file as a src to a Video Element is easy enough. How hard could it be to convert a video […]
Earlier last week a friend at Google reached out to me asking Does Meet do anything weird with scalabilityMode? Apparently, I am the go-to when it comes to Google Meet behaving weirdly :). Well, I do have a decade of history observing Meet’s implementation, so this makes some sense! It turned out that this was […]
Open Broadcaster Software – Studio or OBS Studio is an extremely popular open-source program used for streaming to broadcast platforms and for local recording. WebRTC is the open-source real time video communications stack built into every modern browser and used by billions for their regular video communications needs. Somehow these two have not formally intersected […]
webrtcHacks celebrates our 10th birthday today 🎂. To commemorate this day, I’ll cover 2 topics here: Our new merch store Some stats and trends looking back on 10 years of posts We have the Merch In the early days of webrtcHacks, co-founder Reid Stidolph ordered a bunch of stickers which proved to be extremely popular. […]
Explore the future of Real-Time Communications with WebrtcHacks as we delve into the use of WebCodecs and WebTransport as alternatives to WebRTC’s RTCPeerConnection. This comprehensive blog post features interviews with industry experts, a review of potential WebCodecs+WebTransport architecture, and a discussion on real-time media processing challenges. We also examine performance measurements, hardware encoder issues, and the practicality of these new technologies.