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Say hello to Gmail voice and video chat

Source: http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2008/11/say-hello-to-gmail-voice-and-video-chat.html

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 12:18 PM


I'm a big user of Gmail chat. Being able to switch from email to chat as needed, all within the same app, is really great for productivity. But people can only type so fast, and even with ournew emoticons, there are still some things that just can't be expressed in a chat message. 

That's why today we're launching voice and video chat — right inside Gmail. We've tried to make this an easy-to-use, seamless experience, with high-quality audio and video — all for free. All you have to do is download and install the voice and video plugin and we take care of the rest. And in the spirit of open communications, we designed this feature using Internet standards such as XMPP, RTP, and H.264, which means that third-party applications and networks can choose to interoperate with Gmail voice and video chat.

continue reading about gmail video chat … 

November 17, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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