- WebRTC Today & Tomorrow: Interview with W3C WebRTC Chair Bernard Aboba
- How Zoom’s web client avoids using WebRTC (DataChannel Update)
- Using getDisplayMedia for local recording with audio on Jitsi
- Open Source Cloud Gaming with WebRTC
- Guide to WebRTC with Safari in the Wild (Chad Phillips)
- Breaking Point: WebRTC SFU Load Testing (Alex Gouaillard)
- Computer Vision on the Web with WebRTC and TensorFlow
When most people think of WebRTC they think of video communications. Similarly, home surveillance is usually associated with video streaming. That’s why I was surprised to hear about a home security project that leverages WebRTC not for video streaming, but for the DataChannel. WebRTC’s DataChannel might not demo as well as a video call, but as you will see, it is a very convenient way to setup peer-to-peer information transfer.
Ivelin Ivanov is a long-time open source contributor in a variety of projects and organizations like RedHat, Mobicents, and Telestax. Recently he started to address some home IoT privacy concerns with a new open source project, Ambianic. His project includes many interesting elements, including computer vision on a Raspberry Pi (one of my favorite topics), but for this post I asked him to talk about how he leveraged WebRTC and the DataChannel in his architecture. ...