Google Hangouts fine to use VP8 to encode the video chat, instead of H.264.

Today, Google announced updates

encoding Hangout video chat from within the existing H.264 VP8 (as part of the WebM), a walk by Skype at switch to VP8 before in the year 2011

Google also explained by the increase that. In addition to making the switch to VP8 for video chat, high-definition, then it is smooth. Also, it allows users to stream live video Hangout through it immediately. Without the need for programming or web sites, streaming video for you

Google has modified the original system of partial VP8 users. But not all cases. This process will take about 2-3 weeks before you start to develop WebRTC Hangouts on

Source – Gigaom



                     Hangouts, Google, Instant Messenger, H.264, WebM, WebRTC


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