[html5] Video Chat in HTML5

Manuel Schmalstieg webdev at ms-studio.net
Wed Aug 17 11:36:14 PDT 2011

There are also some practical implementations of the spec Ian Hickson
referred to, that are currently being developed by different groups.

This one is the most advanced I have encountered so far, running in "a
modified version of WebKit" under Ubuntu:

Another project under development is WebRTC:

I hope this helps. Good luck with your project, let us know about the results.

Manuel Schmalstieg

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 7:57 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> 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:
>   http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/complete/video-conferencing-and-peer-to-peer-communication.html
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