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Interacting with other people through the internet, where the parties involved can see each other via their webcams.

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Google meet for kids? What software for a child to video chat

I am looking for software for the child to be able to contact me through video chat. Can I set in google meet so that the child can only call me? I would like such a safe communicator. Thanks for the ...
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How can I test the quality of a video call over an extended period of time?

I'm looking for a way to test the quality of a video call over a long duration -- e.g. 1 hour. I'm aware of internet speed tests and such, but these will test internet speed only over a short period ...
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Teams like software with multiple screen sharing simultaneously?

Is there a Microsoft Teams like software that allows two people to share the screen simultaneously, has a chat and a video support, and works in Linux and Microsoft Windows?
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How can I achieve this "nametag" effect on video calls (Zoom and Google Meet)?

I like this idea that I see at https://warmly.ai/p/nametags but I want to be able to full customize one for myself in Photoshop. I tried making a .png file with transparency and using that as my &...
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Android apps that can blank background during video calls

This post is about the accessibility feature of apps that can blank the background while providing the ability to connect users in online conversations using video. I was wondering, which apps, ...
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Uncompressed video chat solutions?

I am looking for a video call tool capable of transmitting and receiving uncompressed or losslessly compressed video between two participants (or more, but even at SD that is a little ambitious, ...
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Plotting IP-based or chat-based locations on a map, in real-time (Zoom conference)

I will be organising a Zoom event with around 300 participants distributed across several continents. As an ice-breaker, I'd like to start by asking everyone to type in the chat where they are joining ...
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Free Microsoft Teams alternative with opportunity to host on your own server

My company uses skype and e-mail for all messaging, conferences and so on. Me as a person who used to discord all of this stuff makes to cry because it is uncomfortable to use. I'd like them to switch ...
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Videoconferencing app with ability to locally mute participant (mute for me)

We are looking for a videoconferencing app that has one specific feature: Ability to mute participant, but only for myself so others can still hear them. The use case is that if two participants join ...
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Audio/Video settings stack ranked program

My audio/video settings for various video chats (Google Video Chat, Zoom, Facebook Messenger, Signal, etc.) frequently have trouble everytime I connect, which I do multiple times a day. I also have a ...
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Good open source alternative for Sony Vegas?

Is there a good open source alternative for Sony Vegas? I want to cut a video, add nice looking effects, edit the audio (with effects) and render it. I want to make animations done in Blender and ...
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Software for high quality Animations

Hey I'm trying to make a promotion video for an app and was wondering how they do something like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkhRnmLxKH4 I have no experience with animating, just with video ...
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Make calls which does not dampen out musical instruments

I have tried making a regular phone call and using the duo app on android but both of them seems to dampen out non-vocal frequency ranges which makes it really hard to hear my father play the violin ...
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Use a timer as a Zoom participant

I have weekly meetings on Zoom during which participants are encouraged to speak. However, some speak too long, not allowing enough time for others, so we sometimes use a timer to control how long ...
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Cross-platform remote desktop with video streaming

I'm looking for a remote desktop software with the following features: client cross-platform (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 at least), the "server" (my side) should support at least Ubuntu 20....
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Video Call software with redirection / routing

Is there a video call software on linux that I can use in the following manner : User A calls User B. User B has a specific userID / number / Identifier / ... that User A uses. The software in User B '...
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Is there a way to apply shaders to camera on system level?

I just came across this fancy CRT shader which can be used with a camera input and I was wondering, is there a way to use such effects so that any app using camera will instead see the processed image?...
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Blend slides over camera feed for webinars or teams video conferences

What tools do I need, to create webcasts, where slides (Powerpoint?) are blended half side over my webcam feed - like Microsoft's hosts did this in the latests Build Conference:
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Centralized streaming platform for company video-streams/events

We have a weekly meeting in the company. It's moderated by a designated group of people. Every week the moderator changes. Pre-covid times were fairly easy. The moderator could just speak freely in a ...
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Need audio conferencing software with less lag and good noise canceling

A group I'm part of has been using Google Meet for our audio conferencing. I'm quite unhappy with it. There is too much lag and too much noise when someone is moving around (squeaky chair, noisy ...
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Anonymised video conference platform

I'm looking for a platform to provide webinars that... Prevents attendees from knowing who else is attending, for privacy concerns. This can be done by letting people choose pseudonyms, or by hiding ...
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Do you know any video chat room providers with WebAPI?

I want to be able to programmatically create a video chat room and send its link to a customer, so he will be able to chat with an employee. I've been looking for a provider of such service but didn't ...
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Video calls for 20+ members for free?

I'm looking for free software for weekly video calls for 20 - 25 members and at least 3 hours duration of continuous video calls and it should be compatible with Mac os and Windows and should have ...
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Best-quality group video conferencing software

Zoom is very popular now, but its frame rate and video and audio bitrates are pretty bad, sending 320 by 180 images at 15 frames per second and a rather low audio bitrate. Skype is better, but it ...
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Is there a (video-)conferencing tool that supports positional sound (and avatars)?

Due to the SARS-CoV-2-pandemic, a lot of companies and institutions are using (video-)conferencing tools for their meetings. One of a problems that I encountered here is that meetings with more than 2-...
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Agora vs Twilio [closed]

We're building an app that offers 1 on 1 and group video calls. We're trying to make a decision between using Twilio and Agora. It looks like a lot of organizations have taken up Agora as their ...
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Open-source Alternatives to MS Teams for Video Conferencing

In the presence of current wave of COVID-19, we all are forced to work-from-home and attend online group meetings. In this context, my organization is currently using MS Teams for such meetings. ...
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Zoom alternatives

A friends organization has banned Zoom for security reasons. For on-line courses they would like conferencing software that supports: breakout rooms hand raising doc sharing video presentations (...
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Is there a free and open source software for video conferencing?

Is there a free and open source software for video conferencing that has end to end encryption? I need it to support GNU/Linux, Windows, and Android smartphones.
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Audio & Video teleconferencing program, hosted on personal PC

Given the social distancing measures put in place as of late due to COVID-19, and people's distrust of large organisations like Google having access to their data or conversations, I have spent time ...
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Video conferencing solution to give lectures

We are currently looking for a video conferencing solution to give lectures to groups of about 20 ppl. The unique requirement, however, is that all participants have to be in view on the screen, the ...
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Video conference with soundtrack sharing and playing

Is it possible to play as background music the same soundtrack to all members, controller by the event organizer, and switch sometimes between soundtracks? "Send / share" with other members upfront, ...
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(Video) communication software/dashboard for elderly people

I recently came across this product: KOMP. It is a display that (elderly) people can put in their homes and their family members can "control" it remotely with their phones. So even if my grandparents ...
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Video conferencing with member-navigatable breakout rooms?

As part of the Covid-19 pandemic, with San Francisco in lockdown, we'd like to bring a (previously offline) conference online; expected ~150 participants, for use of ~4 hours. One of the features of ...
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Free web or desktop (OSX/Windows) software to allow free video conferencing for large groups (10+)

Which free software allows many (10+) people to video conference for free? It must: Be easy to sign up to Be free for many-user video conferencing (whether or not it charges for other things doesn'...
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self-hostable FOSS Videoconferencing server *with* on-server video mixing

In light of recent events, I've been having a few more video conferences than usual. I found the fact that Jitsi Meet, Nextcloud Talk and similar software do point-to-point video connections to be ...
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software for meeting

I'm looking for software that allow me to create video live meeting, with management user system. I want that every user will enter with user name and password from one device only (i would like to ...
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What is current to-go videoconferencing software for augmented reality?

Probably it's possible to share your AR experience with other users. Is there conferencing software for this use case? Or at least just stream sharing coupled with audio conferencing? Broadcasting ...
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e-Learning platform that supports video streaming for classes

I'm looking for an e-Learning platform that supports video streaming, sort of like moodle but with support for live classes by company instructors. This is intended to be only used inside the ...
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Video conferencing that deals well with multiple simultaneous speakers?

Every year my family and I have a big group call with 10-20 participants. We used Google Meet this year, and everyone had a lot of audio problems when more than one person tried to talk at once (I've ...
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Screen sharing with video and ability for users to draw on screen

I am looking for a combination of the features in Slack and Google Hangout: In table form: +------------------------------------------------+-------+-----------------+----+ | ...
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automatic accepting of videocalls on Raspberry Pi 3B+?

I look for a videocall-solution that exists both for Android and Raspberry Pi. The coders of Jitsi write that it will not work on the Pi, what a bummer. So I looked more into Nextcloud Talk and Google ...
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Video Call API Europe

We would like to develop a feature for our application, that allows our users (macOS, Windows or web applications) to Video-Call other people (remote healthcare) and are looking for an API to do so. ...
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Open source self-hosted enterprise chat server with Active Directory integration, video/audio chat, file sharing

We are considering an enterprise chat app for our company. However, we have significant presence in China and Indonesia. Local regulations of these countries require personnel data of these companies ...
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Video call app with 60FPS support

I am looking for a video call app which supports 60FPS. It's not necessary but would be nice if it comes with cross platform clients support. There may not be a direct comparison, but with the advent ...
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Tools to test web conferencing system

Is there a tool to test the performance and the voice quality for a web conferencing system ? Thank you
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Is there a software to convert a voice(of a specific video)to a written text(Voice-to-Text)& add it(as subtitles)to that video, simultaneously?

I am an English language learner. I encounter serious problems when watching a lot of English language videos. Some speakers talk so fast that I do not understand exactly what they are saying. Of ...
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Windows application better than Skype

Skype used to be fantastic, but has been gradually strangled over the past few years, and now it is unreliable; the latest changes are ridiculous. I need to leave. Is there another Windows program ...
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Looking for web conference similar to zoom or appear.in but with ad hoc pricing

We hold a group conference call three or four times a year, and would rather use a service which lets me pay for each meeting rather than monthly subscription that I am barely going to use. The ideal ...
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Sharing a video in a video conference call

I have an interesting question. My company and a client will be having a meeting over Skype for business. I have prepared some videos that I would like to show at the meeting. I would like to stream ...
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