mediasoup 3.8.0 released with new ActiveSpeakerObserver module

mediasoup 3.8.0 has been released. Among other improvements and bug fixes, it comes with a new dominant speaker event implemented in a new class ActiveSpeakerObserver (PR provided by SteveMcFarlin · GitHub at


Lazy question here in case somebody has checked: what’s the performance/benefits when comparing to AudioLevelObserver?

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I can not speak to performance, but will say they serve different purposes. AudioLevelObserver will deliver an array of audio levels at some predetermined interval. ActiveSpeakerObserver will only deliver a message when the, so called, dominant speaker changes. The interval parameter determines the frequency at which the calculation is run. It does not determine how often the message is sent.

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