The term “WebRTC” is rarely seen outside of the tech industry and, even here, it doesn’t usually make headlines on the biggest sites or feature prominently in product launches. Does this mean it’s just a fad for the niche telephony market? It shouldn’t be. Not when it’s powering some of the most popular communication apps around. Chad Hart looks at WebRTC, its huge potential and how it deserves more credit than it gets.
By now you’ve surely heard of WebRTC – the web-oriented, open-source VoIP technology standard that burst onto the scene five years ago. But ho...