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Highly complex tech challenge

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Stephane Roux

TL;DR: Building Wonder is a complex tech challenge. Here's why!

Here are just some of the reasons why building Wonder is so complex:

Hypergrowth with half a million users

We're doubling almost each month and we now have around half a million monthly users. Scaling the system is a huge architectural challenge.

Live data transfer between thousands of users

We're transmitting live data (video, audio, text, images) between thousands of users simultaneously who meet and walk on Wonder, including real-time video processing.

Highest performance requirements

How much tolerance do you have for lag, connectivity-issues, downtime or poor audio quality? Probably zero. Wonder needs to be always up-and-running and milliseconds make a huge difference to the product experience.

Rendering 2D spaces in WebGL

While users move around Wonder, we're rendering the space in WebGL.

Building our own WebRTC backend

We're pushing the boundaries on what you can do in your browser. We're building our own backend in WebRTC and are working with some world-leading experts to satisfy the highest performance standards in a relatively new technology.