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Goruco 2014: Real-time Communication for Everyone!

It was great a experience speaking this morning at Gotham Ruby Conference in NYC — spreading the word about WebRTC to the awesome Ruby community! –> Here <– are my slides. And links to some of the resources: My WebRTC “live resources” page Examples: SDP Anatomy Face Substitution Cube Slam Chrome Experiment My Pluralsight course: WebRTC Fundamentals […]

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Posted in: HTML5, Interactivity, Speaking, The Basics, Web Video News, WebRTC

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Snapchat’s new chat service, powered by Addlive (and WebRTC)

Last week, Snapchat acquired WebRTC-based technology company Addlive for an undisclosed amount. Here it is in action: Is this the first of many acquisitions of companies who are focused on WebRTC technologies? Seeing the huge potential for disruption that WebRTC can bring, I think it is the first of many. Watch this space.

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Posted in: Announcements, HTML5, Ideas, Interactivity, Web Video News, WebRTC

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O’Reilly Fluent Conference 2014 – WebRTC for Everyone!

O’Reilly Fluent Conference 2014 – WebRTC for Everyone!

I’m back from Fluent and recovered from post-conference ‘ick’ that I always seem to bring back with me (when will I learn not to take the red-eye?) Speaking at Fluent was an awesome experience — being a featured speaker alongside the likes of Scott Hanselman (Microsoft), Paul Irish (Google), Chris Wilson (Google), Rachel Myers (GitHub) […]

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Posted in: HTML5, Interactivity, Speaking, Training, Web Video News, WebRTC

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Google Hangouts on Air announced – Free live broadcasting for everyone!

Today Google announced their pilot product, Google Hangouts on Air, will be made available to the masses, worldwide. (Hmm… except China, that is. But that’s another story altogether.). Notice the name is “on Air” as in live, not “on AIR” as in Adobe AIR. This will be totally browser based live streaming, through Google Hangouts (part […]

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Posted in: Ideas, Interactivity, Prebuilt Players, The Basics, Web Video News

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Peer-to-peer in Flash

Paul Trani recently demonstrated this clever use of peer-to-peer in Flash — one that also shows off the fact that you can reach virtually every screen and enable them to communicate in real time. Yes, even iPad! He shares the code at http://designupdate.com/blog/2011/06/15/one-app-across-5-screens/. One App Interacting Across 5 Devices from Paul Trani on Vimeo.

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Google’s WebRTC aims to revolutionize real-time communication

UPDATE 4:10pm ET 06/01/11: Great detective work by Stefan Richter, uncovers lots of involvement by Microsoft, Logitech, Cisco, Intel, etc. and notably: Skype, including ex-Adobeian and P2P architect Matthew Kauffman. This is really getting interesting. Follow-up blog post on WebRTC: http://bit.ly/li83i1. Google seems to be targeting Flash Media Server’s core functionality with its new initiative: […]

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