Schedule

Kranky Geek Schedule for Today

11:00 Eastern
~10 min
Kranky Geek

Welcome to Kranky Geek

Glad to have you here, lets review what happened with WebRTC in 2021 and how is that affecting our event today and the future for all of us.

11:10 Eastern
~ 20 min
YouTube

Adapting WebRTC for game streaming

Stadia presented a new challenge for YouTube live streaming because of the high bitrates and unique color spaces. We had to adapt WebRTC to be able to solve this problem.

11:30 Eastern
~ 20 min
Matrix

Modern Call Signalling for WebRTC

What if WebRTC setup could be more than just ad hoc HTTP, WebSockets or SIP? Discover how Matrix designed a modern VoIP signalling open protocol specifically for WebRTC. The result? End-to-end encrypted voice and video calling in a decentralised, open federated network of 30M+ users.

11:50 Eastern
~20 min
Agora

Distributing SFUs using virtual networks

Virtual networks over the public internet are commonly used to improve routing. Learn how to leverage virtual networks to build a globally distributed SFU network that can handle a high number of callers per conference.

12:20 Eastern
~ 20 min
RingCentral

Screensharing made easier

While browsers have greatly improved the user experience for screen sharing, plenty of tips remain to make for a unique experience. Eliminating the famed “hall of mirrors”, improved tab/application sharing and better presenter tools will be discussed here.

12:40 Eastern
~ 20 min
Twilio

Making WebRTC on the Mobile Web Wonderful

WebRTC and mobile browsers have matured to a point that it is now possible to build fully functional, web-based calling applications on mobile – no native app deployments required. In this talk, Twilio will highlight common pitfalls and review best practices for performant web apps tuned for the unique mobile web environment.

13:00 Eastern
~20 min
Dolby

Optimizing real time audio for emerging use cases

The pandemic has pushed real time communications into new domains such as live events, social apps, and online education. Optimizing audio in these dynamic environments is significantly different from tuning voice quality for office meetings. In this session, Dolby.io will provide a deep dive on music use cases and share learnings from its research on improving audio.

13:20 Eastern
~ 20 min
Google

Lyra - an open source AI-powered low bitrate speech codec

The audio codec team at Chrome has recently presented Lyra, a high-quality, low bit rate speech codec enabling voice communication even on the slowest networks. This was achieved by applying traditional codec techniques while leveraging recent advances in machine learning.

13:40 Eastern
Various

Post Event: Break-out sessions

Before you go home! Wait, you’re already at home. Come meet some of the speakers in our various break out rooms for real 1:1 engagement. Registered users will receive links to join.