WebRTC – Ringing A Mobile Phone Near You

WebRTC or Web Real-Time Communications is an open source project led by Mozilla and a number of other companies, aiming to enable the Web with Real Time Communication (RTC) capabilities including video calls and file-sharing (currently a Firefox first), between browsers that … Continue reading

Summary: WebRTC or Web Real-Time Communications is an open source project led by Mozilla and a number of other companies, aiming to enable the Web with Real Time Communication (RTC) capabilities including video calls and file-sharing (currently a Firefox first), between browsers that can easily be integrated across every website.

…Or as we demonstrated recently, being able to easily share almost anything on your computer or mobile device with family or friends: vacation photos, memorable videos – or even just a link to a news story you thought they might be interested in – simply by dragging the item into your video chat window.

…PeerConnection enables the audio and video calling in a secure, hassle-free way, while DataChannels, which Mozilla is the first to implement, can be used by itself or combined with an audio/video chat to send almost any data that the browser can access.

…A demo, at our booths (Hall 8.1, booth F20 – Mozilla; Hall 2, location 2D140 – Ericsson), shows how consumers can easily take and receive video calls from their mobile phones or desktop browser using WebRTC or share their web experiences with friends or family who might be on a desktop PC or mobile phone across the other side of the world.

…Key benefits underlined by the blogger include video/audio chatting with a customer service representative when buying products online, share almost anything on your computer or mobile device with family or friends (vacation photos, memorable videos) or even just a link to a news story that is interesting – simply by dragging the item into your video chat window.
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