All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘WebRTC’

Firefox 22 Adds WebRTC, 3D Gaming Standards

The past few releases of Firefox have been pretty solid as far as new features go, but its latest release is an even bigger step forward. Firefox 22 launches today, and with it comes WebRTC support alongside new tools that will make HTML5 games an even more viable alternative to Flash and Unity-based Web games. It also features a number …

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Mozilla, Google Bring WebRTC Interoperability To Firefox And Chrome

WebRTC is the future of Web communication if the W3C has anything to say about it. It’s an HTML5 technology that turns your browser into a video/audio communication tool. The only problem standing in its way was that it would only work if both users were on the same browser, but the folks at Mozilla and Google have found a …

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You Have Until March 15 To Make Your Peace With Messenger And Move To Skype

Beginning late last year, Microsoft started to merge its legacy Messenger service into Skype. It didn’t make sense for Microsoft to have two communication platforms, and Skype is a better brand for the company to invest in. Still, Microsoft gave its Messenger users a few months to make their peace and move, and now we know the exact date of …

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Here’s 40 Minutes Worth of Chrome WebRTC Developer Discussion

If your’e looking to develop for WebRTC, you may be interested in the following Google+ hangout video Google has uploaded to YouTube. If your’e not familiar with WebRTC, it’s a free, open source project designed to enable web browsers with real-time communications capabilities via Javascript APIs. Google’s Chrome team creates and maintains the Web RTC site, but the project is …

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Skype Welcomes You Back To Humanity

Texting people is easy, isn’t it? It has changed the way we communicate with each other by replacing phone calls with short sentences via text. Skype once changed the way we communicated as well by allowing us to talk to others over the internet. The company thinks it’s about time we went back to talking instead of just texting. Skype …

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Google Protothon Shows Off The Future Of WebRTC

It’s official: WebRTC is the next big thing as far as HTML5 applications are concerned. All three major players – Google, Mozilla and Microsoft – are now working on their own WebRTC applications for video chat over browsers. Mozilla hosted a pretty cool demonstration of their WebRTC application a few weeks ago, but Google just raised the bar with their …

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Microsoft Working On HTML5 Version Of Skype For Browsers

In previous discussions on WebRTC, I mentioned that the technology is a threat to Skype. For those that are unfamiliar, WebRTC is essentially an browser-powered video chat client. It uses HTML5 and other open Web standards to bring video chat to everyone. It’s currently stable on Chrome and Mozilla has already shown off their own Firefox demo. It looked like …

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Google: WebRTC For Chrome Now Stable, Launches Later This Year

We’ve covered WebRTC a few weeks ago when Firefox showed off a demo of the technology at a conference. For those new to WebRTC, it’s essentially video chat in browser using open Web standards like HTML5 and Javascript. Google is equally serious about implementing WebRTC when they announced their plans last year. The Chrome team updated their WebRTC roadmap to …

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Mozilla Working On In-Browser Video Calling

Mozilla is steadfast on its march to replace every application we use today with something that can be run from within your Web browser. After conquering the MMO space, they are gunning at Skype and other video calling services. Mozilla has created a video conferencing system that uses Web Real-Time Conferencing alongside its BrowserID (Persona) program to create a call …

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