News from the Jitsi community

Santa Claus video chat powered by Jitsi Meet

Every once in a while we learn about a project like no other using Jitsi Meet. Today we’d like to share one such project: Papa Noel Online and its sibling project Los Reyes Magos TV. These projects allow children in Spain to have a video chat with Santa Claus or one of The Three Wise Men. This is […]

Jitsi + Solaborate HELLO 2

So, here’s something cool: Solaborate just announced support for Jitsi Meet in their HELLO 2 camera. Check out the demo, it looks pretty slick: Happy to announce that Jitsi Meet now works with HELLO 2. See a live demo of Jitsi Meet on HELLO 2. @jitsinews @HelloSolaborate pic.twitter.com/V0hOyT6Zw2 — HELLO 2 (@HelloSolaborate) November 19, 2018 […]

Communications Transformed: A Jitsi Episode

On this episode of the Communications Transformed podcast, Randy chats to Emil Ivov, Jitsi’s Founder and Project Lead. Emil talks about how Jitsi got started and how open source has been the cornerstone of our success. Trips down Memory Lane are always cool so tune in now for part one of this two-part episode.

We have a new home and it won’t impact you

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 […]

Jitsi at IIT-RTC 2018 – Cost Optimizing & P2P4121

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 […]

WebRTC vs. Zoom – A Simple Congestion Test

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 […]