Tag: Jitsi Meet

Jitsi Meet now available on F-Droid

Hey there Fellow (Android) Jitsters! We have a good one for you today. Well, technically it went up on Friday, but in case you missed it, here we go: Jitsi Meet is now available on F-Droid! F-Droid is a Google Play Store alternative focused on FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) applications. Many people have […]

New mobile releases and open beta access

Hi there Fellow Jitsters! Today we are happy to announce Jitsi Meet for mobile 19.4! You can check the release notes here, but we’d like to talk about a couple of the new features here, we think you’ll like them! Private messages You may have noticed we have been gradually improving the in-meeting chat. In […]

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 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 […]

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 grid and the grid automatically changes its dimensions as the call grows and shrinks. Now you can see everyone on […]

New off-stage layer suppression feature

We have a new feature called off-stage layer suppression that helps save bandwidth and CPU for both end users and the Videobridge. To help handle the varying video qualities needed for the active speaker and smaller thumbnail views used for other participants, we use a technique called simulcast. Simulcast lets us send multiple video streams […]