NTT Communications announces browser-to-browser chat service

NTT Communications, the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, announced today the immediate start of a free trial for its “WebRTC Chat on Skyway” web application, which uses WebRTC technologies for browser-to-browser communication between devices in real time, the first such application in Japan. The trial is being conducted at NTT Com’s web application platform, SkyWay.

If you don’t mind being represented by a feline avatar, NTT Communications has a quirky video chatroom just for you. The networking arm of Japan’s NTT Group launched a Web app that allows browser-to-browser communication for voice, video and data exchange. WebRTC Chat on SkyWay makes use of WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communications), a peer-to-peer communications platform using HTML5 that allows video and audio conferencing if you have an up-to-date version of Chrome, Firefox or Opera. NTT’s SkyWay chatroom works with the Chrome and Opera browsers. Users have to point their browser to the SkyWay site, create a chatroom and invite friends. No registration or downloads are needed.

 

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