News archive - Category: Jitsi Videobridge
Low-latency conference streaming to very large audiences
Jitsi today supports life-streaming conferences to large audiences through our Jibri tool – this tool renders all the media from the conference, and forwards it to a streaming service such as YouTube. This approach works, […]Read more
Bridge cascading with geo-location is back
Back in 2018 we first released cascaded bridges based on geo-location on meet.jit.si. Then in 2020 as we struggled to scale the service to handle the increased traffic that came with the pandemic we had […]Read more
JaaS: the Team that Builds Jitsi Can Now Also Run it for You!
TL;DR The Jitsi team at 8×8 are proud to announce the brand new and awesome Jitsi as a Service: world’s easiest way to embed video meetings in your apps and websites! All the power of […]Read more
End-to-end Encryption Beyond Buzzwords
Trying to navigate the complexities of privacy protection and end-to-end encryption for real-time comms? This talk from Jitsi founder Emil Ivov will help clarify things!Read more
This is what end-to-end encryption should look like!
BEFORE YOU BEGIN! Please make sure you check out our post on how end-to-end encryption in general does NOT offer a meaningful level of trust and protection when it comes to modern meetings services. Also […]Read more
Jitsi Meet Security & Privacy
Jitsi Meet Security & Privacy For us Fellow Jitsters, developing a platform our users can rely on is the most important thing. That means, amongst other things, we are very mindful of the security and […]Read more
Open Source SFUs
Today we are trying something new. We invited Tsahi Levent-Levi to write a guest postfor us. For those working with WebRTC for some time Tsahi will be a faminilar name. Tsahi has been working in […]Read more
Jitsi Meet, now with geographical bridge cascading
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 […]Read more
New feature: Brady Bunch style layout
Here’s the story of a lovely video layout and a powerful video engine that came together to form a new Brady Bunch style video layout: Each call participant’s individual video size is put into the […]Read more
Help us with our Jitsi User Survey!
Calling out to all Jitsi users and aficionados! Please take a minute to make Jitsi better by answering 9 quick questions on our user survey: Help us improve the Jitsi community with your feedback. The […]Read more
Jitsi wins LinuxLinks’ 2018 award for Best Open Source Video Conferencing Software
We were just alerted by @linuxlinks that we are the winner of their 2018 award for Best Open Source Video Conferencing Software. That’s always a pleasure for us and obviously a good reason for everyone to […]Read more
Simulcast now in production on meet.jit.si!
Tired of having to choose between 1080p and reasonable bandwidth consumption? The new simulcast support on meet.jit.si should make you happy then! Also run it yourself by installing Jitsi Meet and Jitsi Videobridge.Read more
Firefox multistream and renegotiation for Jitsi Videobridge
After a few months of hard work by Mozilla and Jitsi developers, both Firefox and Jitsi have added the missing pieces and can now work together! In this Mozilla Hacks post we’ll tell you more about the nitty-gritty details of our collaborative adventure.Read more
Research on Last N
We recently published a research paper about our “Last N” approach to videoconferencing. It describes how it all works and shows our evaluation based on the implementation in Jitsi Meet and Jitsi Videobridge.Read more