Category: WebRTC

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 […]

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 […]

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 the list. Bridge cascading, which we’ll explain shortly, is on the hardest end of this list! Traditionally in a video calling […]

Remote desktop control and always-on-top view with the new Jitsi Meet desktop app

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 […]

Telephony Support on meet.jit.si

Yes! You heard, or rather, read that right . You can now call into meet.jit.si conferences. Just head out to your Jitsi Meet Contact List, then click on “Share the link” and use the telephone numbers and code provided there. And that’s not all! See the new telephone icon on the left? Yes this one:     […]

Jitsi Meet now on mobile!!!

Yes! Jitsi Meet is now available for Android and iOS!!! Join your Jitsi Meetings from your phone!