Hybrid and remote work is here to stay. Companies will continue to need secure video communications and to exchange data remotely with their employees, partners, and customers, in real-time. A custom WebRTC application can help close geographic barriers, foster collaboration, and centralize processes.
LiveSwitch is a powerful media server option for building live video applications based on the WebRTC standard. Our team wanted to see how easy it would be to replace the commercial media server we currently use in our SimplyDoc Telehealth Starter Kit with the LiveSwitch Cloud offering. Let’s see how it went!
Real-time communications over the web offers infinite possibilities for the healthcare industry and its many related segments. With its ability to work right in the browser and its strong security measures and encrypted data transmission, WebRTC is excellent for telehealth. This was true before the pandemic, and will stay true well beyond it.
Janus is a great, lightweight piece of software that allows you to scale video conferencing quickly. While Janus documentation isn’t very easy to decipher to a newer user of the platform, it’s still a powerful tool that can be leveraged to overcharge your WebRTC infrastructure. Our WebRTC Engineer Jacob Greenway sheds light on some of the more difficult aspects of Janus security and shares best practices for hardening a Janus gateway to security attacks.