It is already supported by Firefox, Chrome and now also Edge.

Apple s Safari still doesn t support WebRTC, but that will change closer to the end of this year.This whole thing around WebRTC started somewhere in 2011 as an easy way to code video-calling capabilities into a browser.

It attracted a lot of developers who thought it could help them build an alternative to Skype.

The social group video chat service needed a way to be able to process media in real time inside a mobile device, and WebRTC enabled that at a price point unavailable anywhere else: free.Twilio, which just filed for an IPO and is the poster child of cloud communication API, has been offering WebRTC capabilities to its user base for a few years now.

To make an experience different from the rest of the pack, Google invested heavily in two integration points to WebRTC:This all leads us to the fact that WebRTC has changed how we need to think about real time communications.The concept with such technologies was different a few years ago.

You had to focus on your compression technology to get better video quality than other vendors and had to increase resolution and frame rate in any new product.

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