Monday, February 04, 2013Hello Firefox, this is Chrome calling!
For the first time, Chrome and Firefox can “talk” to each other via WebRTC. WebRTC is a new set of technologies that brings clear crisp voice, sharp high-definition (HD) video and low-delay communication to the web browser.
From the very beginning, this joint WebRTC effort was embraced by the open web community, including engineers from the Chrome and Firefox teams. The common goal was to help developers offer rich, secure communications, integrated directly into their web applications
To try this yourself, you’ll need desktop Chrome 25 Beta and Firefox Nightly for Desktop
. In Firefox, you'll need to go to about:config
and set the media.peerconnection.enabled pref to "true”.
Then head over to the WebRTC demo site and start calling.WebRTC demo site