[html5] Video Chat in HTML5

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Aug 17 10:57:35 PDT 2011

On Wed, 17 Aug 2011, Alok Sharma wrote:
> Hello Sir,
> Is it possible to do video chat in html5?
> How can we access the webcam of user's machine by HTML5?

It's not widely implemented, but yes, there is an experimental new feature 
to do this. Please see this section of the spec:


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