Today 8×8 announced it has acquired the Jitsi team and our technology from Atlassian. This is a great thing and will only help to keep Jitsi’s momentum with renewed investment. The Jitsi team will remain 100% intact and will continue to be an independent group. Operationally things will work much the same way as they […]
open-source video conferencing
At Jitsi, we believe every video chat should look and sound amazing, between two people or 200. Whether you want to build your own massively multi-user video conference client, or use ours, all our tools are 100% free, open source, and WebRTC compatible.
The Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago holds a Real Time Communications Conference – the IIT-RTC Conference – every year where Jitsi has been a regular presenter. This year, Senior Jitsi Developer and University of Strasbourg Ph.D. candidate George Politis gave two talks: Optimizing the infrastructure costs and call quality of WebRTC based group calls […]
If you have already come across Zoom, then you’ve probably heard them make bold claims about their technology like this one for example: Jitsi founder Emil Ivov recently mentioned in an interview that, in spite of their repeated claims, he hadn’t actually seen Zoom do anything better than WebRTC with regard to quality and video transport. Without proof some […]
We announced our new geographical bridge cascading feature that helps to scale Jitsi Meet instances while minimizing latency between your conference participants. We have had a lot of questions on how this works, so Boris gave a review of how this works at the start of this week’s Community Call. We edited out just […]
Real-time communication is a tricky business, and large scale video conferencing is especially so. There are many things that can be done to improve user experience but they get harder and harder as you go through the list. Bridge cascading, which we’ll explain shortly, is on the hardest end of this list! Traditionally in a video calling […]
We recently blogged bout Google Summer of Code 2018 and the 3 projects which finished successfully. Today we are going to talk about one of those projects: Jitsi Meet Electron, or the Jitsi Meet desktop app, as we release version 1.0.0. The project had existed for a (long) while, but it was really basic. Just […]