Other server types (Red5, older FMS) don't save video right if recording bandwidth is higher than client to server bandwidth and buffering is required. How to use demo: If your publishers want to record their screen (when playing a game, using a program, tutoring various computer skills) they can do that easily just by using a screen sharing driver that simulates a webcam from desktop contents. High quality JPG snapshots are saved for each recording channel when recording starts.
Plus, in chatting with either strangers or friends, you have the opportunity to earn badges for specific actions, like taking your first screenshot or getting a "compliment" from another user.
The app also features some other extra features like a built-in screenshot function, which can then be posted on your Facebook wall.
Video and audio settings can be configured from parameters and/or realtime by users depending on settings.
If hosting supports conversion (ffmpeg, ffmpeg2theora) support for i Phone, i Pad, Android playback with HTML5 can easily be added.
Like Omegle, Chatroulette is a website that builds its foundation on anonymous interactions with strangers. It utilizes your computer's webcam to connect you with a one-on-one confrontation with a complete stranger, whom you get to view via their webcam, prompting an immediate " response soon thereafter.
Because you can see the person with whom you are communicating, people cannot lie about their age, gender, or physical appearance.
Related software: rtmpsuck, rtmpsrv, rtmpgw, RTMPexplorer. Projects using rtmpdump and librtmp (ffmpeg, mplayer,...). No specific questions about downloading, capturing or playing streams.
There's a new Chatroulette spinoff in town, Chat Ville.
Considering it stands to benefit greatly from the sharing of badges and accomplishments within the app, it will be interesting to see if or how fast this spreads as a much less "awkwardly adult-oriented" version of Chatroulette. If so, what do you think of the app and how does it compare to experiences you may have had on Chatroulette?