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Background noises are everywhere and they are annoying. Quite often, important business or personal calls are hindered by the background noise in your surroundings. This issue needs to be addressed, and quickly since the remote working and hybrid work model is here to stay.

Technologies such as WebRTC, cloud computing. etc, have facilitated the enterprises in this remote work model. Quality, speed, and ease of communication are more important today than ever before. Thus, communication vendors are investing in ML/AI in media processing.

Applying heuristics to media processing algorithms has lost its appeal. Combining engines and heuristics will pave the…

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The ability to stream real-time video across browsers without plugins or downloads makes WebRTC ideal for video calling. Moreover, there is no royalty fee levied when your app is using Google’s standard VP8 codec.

The advantages of streaming video via WebRTC have always been apparent. Now companies, big and small, are productizing their potential by utilizing WebRTC for good. There are more reasons than ever to use WebRTC for video calling. Let’s discuss some in detail.

Full Integration

In 2011, WebRTC was just a Google pet project with little to no user base. Now, WebRTC is fully integrated into existing platforms and…

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Video is one of the biggest elements of communication these days. The success of a video call depends on the quality of the video. Real-time videos are a tough nut to crack. WebRTC does make things easier, but some elements still need more attention.

Let’s talk about the factors that affect video quality and how to use them. These factors can be categorized as — Out of our control, Service-related, and Device-related.

1. Out of our control

Some instances are out of our control. We can only affect them a bit and up to a point. For instance, if the user has no Internet connection…

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COVID-19 pandemic has forced employees to work from home, as the office spaces remain closed. The last one and half years have paved the way for remote working and it is here to stay. Companies have now experienced the numerous benefits of a flexible workplace, and the employees are also enjoying work from home benefits, thereby resulting in increased productivity.

Enterprises and industries are looking at both remote and hybrid workspace in the new normal. This also implies that they are in the process of reassessing their network and communication to make work from home more convenient and secure.


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Low-latency streams are needed by all. However, not all protocols have the ability to deliver the same quality. The question is how to decide which protocol to use for your use case? You don’t want a video conferencing solution that is full of glitches and won’t stop buffering. Another factor is cost — some protocols cost more than others. There are many heads where protocols can be examined.

Let’s look at HLS and WebRTC, the top two protocols with low latency to find out which one is right and which one to choose.

  • Latency

Which protocol wins the battle of…

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Video resolution is among the most important metrics for real-time streaming. It is responsible for the quality of a video stream and determines the user experience. Familiarity with encoders and their various settings can give desired streaming resolution to broadcasters. Encoders consist of resolution quality setting, frame rate, audio bitrate, bitrate encoding type, pixel ratio, etc.

What is the best streaming resolution? Is the highest resolution the best? These are common questions asked by most. No, the highest resolution is not always the right choice. App usage, targeted users, devices, environment, etc. are some of many factors that weigh in…

Cloud services giant AWS (Amazon Web Services) is entering the encrypted messaging landscape. Amazon has acquired Wickr — a secure communications service for government, military groups, enterprises, and individuals. Amazon will incorporate Wickr in its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division. It will continue to offer end-to-end encrypted communications services of Wickr, which meet the specified regulatory requirements.

About Wickr

Founded in 2011, Wickr says it is the “most secure” video conferencing and collaboration platform. Wickr claims to be the only collaboration service meeting security criteria set by the NSA. Unlike other collaboration tools, Wickr uses end-to-end encryption. …

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SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) and WebRTC protocols are instrumental in establishing peer-to-peer (P2P) networks for real-time, media-rich applications like streaming, gaming, and video conferencing apps. Both nodes in a P2P network intending to exchange data need each other’s IP address to establish a bi-directional connection.

Sounds easy enough! Except this has a high-security risk. To manage that risk, networks employ network address translation (NAT) which masks IP addresses and breaks P2P media connections. In a NAT dealing, IP addresses are identified and conveyed with STUN, Session Traversal Utilities. STUN works well — except sometimes it does not.STUN will not work…

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WebRTC in IoT is classified as Device-to-Cloud and Device-to-Person. Typical use of WebRTC as Device-to-Person is related to surveillance cameras, monitoring, video doorbells, etc. Here, WebRTC allows users to see or/and hear what’s happening at a particular location from some other location.

Device-to-Cloud covers all automation use cases. For instance, WebRTC and IoT can work along where there are robots that identify malfunctions and provide control. Imagine a power generation company using drones to keep a check on electricity towers and send video streams to the cloud. Here, WebRTC allows a smooth process in real-time.

WebRTC technology is a natural…

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Be it technology giants or up-and-coming digital brands, everyone is scrambling to build a Clubhouse clone right now. This is following the immense boost in the Clubhouse’s popularity since its launch. We have already talked about LinkedIn coming up with its own version of Clubhouse in this previous article.

Discord is the latest company to come up with a Clubhouse-like feature, allowing users to broadcast live audio conversations to a room of virtual listeners. It is called Stage Channels. It is available on all platforms — Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, Linux, and the web.

The company cites new user behavior…

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