Dolby acquires low-latency streaming platform Millicast

Dolby Laboratories today announced that it has acquired Millicast, a WebRTC-based developer platform for building ultra-low-latency video streaming experiences, as it works to build out its developer

Twilio launches an app for frontline workers, a free 1:1 video toolkit and a new IoT platform

Twilio is hosting its annual Signal conference today and as usual, the company is using the event to launch a host of new products and features. For the most part, especially if you’re a web or

Automattic pumps $4.6M into New Vector to help grow Matrix, an open, decentralized comms ecosystem

Automattic, the open source force behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Longreads, Simplenote and Tumblr, has made a $4.6M strategic investment into New Vector — the creators of an open, decentrali

SNES.party lets you play Super Nintendo with your friends

Hot on the heels of the wonderful NES.party comes Haukur Rosinkranz’s SNES.party, a site that lets you play Super Nintendo with all your buds. Rosinkranz is Icelandic but lives in Berlin now. He

Highfive launches plugin-free browser support for its video conferencing service

Highfive, a video conferencing startup that focuses on making video calls as easy as possible thanks to its integrated hardware and software solution, today announced that its customers can now also n

Twilio acquires Kurento and launches Voice Insights for monitoring WebRTC performance

Twilio, which is currently hosting the European version of its Signal conference in London, today announced its first acquisition after its successful IPO in June. This one is a bit complicated, but b

Callstats.io raises $3M Series A round for its WebRTC analytics service

WebRTC, a relatively new web standard that allows you to make audio and video calls from your browser without plugins, is becoming increasingly popular. But as more companies and products adopt it, th

No matter how you slice it, Apple and WebRTC need each other

The open source VoIP engine and standards initiative, known as WebRTC, is finally starting to get some traction. Earlier this month, Slack followed Facebook Messenger’s lead and launched its voice c

RingCentral opens its WebRTC API to developers

RingCentral, which focuses on providing VoIP services to businesses, today announced the beta launch of its WebRTC-based API and developer kit for developers. RingCentral’s one-year-old Connect

Creating A Universal Remote Control For Business Communications

In the ultimate paradox, we have spent the last several years untethering our workforces while technically intertwining our personal and professional lives. Yet, for many, the notion of BYOD often res

Twilio Brings WebRTC-Based Video Chat To Its Cloud Communications Platform

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.twilio.com/">Twilio</a> has long made it easy for developers to integrate <a target="_blank" href="https://www.twilio.com/voice">voice calling</a> and <a target=

Respoke Launches Its WebRTC-Based Platform For Voice, Video And Text Chat Apps

Digium, the company behind the popular open source Asterisk PBX software, today announced the official launch of Respoke, its WebRTC service backend for developers. Respoke joins a number of simila

Is This WebRTC’s Year?

WebRTC is an open-source standard (spearheaded by Google in 2012 through the World Wide Web Consortium) enabling browsers to make voice or video calls without needing any plug-ins. Using WebRTC, a use

Firefox 35 Launches With Simplified Hello Video Chat Service

Mozilla today launched the latest version of Firefox — that’s version 35 if you are still keeping track. Besides numerous minor updates, including support for MP4 video on OS X Snow Leopa

Mozilla Partners With TokBox To Bring Built-In Communications Service To Firefox Nightly

Mozilla today announced that it has partnered with TokBox to experiment with building a WebRTC-based communications feature right into its browser. For now, these experiments will happen in the Nightl

TokBox Brings Its WebRTC Platform To Native Android Apps, Launches WebRTC Archiving

TokBox today announced that it is extending its OpenTok WebRTC platform to include support for building native Android apps. This marks the first time developers using OpenTok can add real-time video

Weemo Brings Its WebRTC-Powered Video Chat Solution To iOS, Android And PhoneGap Apps

<a target="_blank" href="http://weemo.com">Weemo</a>, a service that offers a WebRTC-based real-time video chat platform for software vendors, service providers and developers, launched its <a target=

Firefox For Android 24 Launches With WebRTC Support, NFC-Based Link Sharing

Mozilla today launched the latest version of Firefox for Android. Version 24 introduces a number of new features, including tools for easier link sharing and support for WebRTC. With the introduction

Chrome 29 Beta Brings WebRTC and Web Audio API To Android, Omnibox Improvements, VP9 Support To Desktop

Google today <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.chromium.org/2013/07/chrome-29-beta-web-audio-and-webrtc-in.html">released</a> the first beta version of Chrome 29 for <a target="_blank" href="https:

TokBox Launches OpenTok For Customer Service And New Tools For Managing WebRTC Calls

TokBox today launched OpenTok for Customer Service and a number of new WebRTC-based services for OpenTok that will bring advanced audio and video chat capabilities to developers that aren’t nati
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