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Google Building Open-Source Video Chatting Software into Chrome

Jun 23, 2011, 22:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Beecher Tuttle)

"Google acquired the open-source technology, known as WebRTC, last year when it bought out VoIP software provider Global IP Solutions. The search engine giant is now looking to hand the royalty-free software over to developers for browser-based applications.

"Currently, real-time audio and video applications require the use of proprietary plug-ins or client downloads. When WebRTC is browser-ready, developers will be able to create audio and video chatting clients using simple HTML and JavaScript APIs, Google Engineering Director Rian Liebenberg noted in a blog post."

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