[ejabberd] audio/video chat clients

Dmitri project1 at sharedlog.com
Fri Mar 2 23:25:29 MSK 2007


oliver oli wrote:

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>>also, I looked at wildfire xmpp server and they recently released a beta 
>>plugin that uses Red5 server to provide video/audio chat capabilities.
>>So, why does wildfire need Red5 for this to work and ejabbered does not? 
>>I mean, they both use the same xmpp protocol, or does ejabbered has some 
>>extra functionality for video/audio chat?
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>there is no way to establish p2p connections between flash clients. 
>where a google talk (jingle) audio chat uses direct client to client 
>communication, flash needs always a server in between. i guess the red5 
>plugin is used to stream audio and video over rtmp.
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I also understand that with red5 plugin for wildfire it's possible to 
have a 'chat room' (multichat) where several people using webcams and 
everybody can see everybody (up to 12 clients per room as of now)



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