Farstream

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Far sight (disambiguation).
Farstream
Original author(s) Collabora
Initial release 2006
Written in C GLib
Platform Cross-platform
Type telecommunication technology
License GNU Lesser General Public License
Website www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/Farstream

Farstream (previously known as Farsight) is an audio/video conferencing framework based on GStreamer. The project provides audio/video conferencing for as many instant messengers as possible through a modular design. Telepathy and Farsight constitute the first implementation of the Jingle XMPP protocol.

The software is open source, being distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) and is intended to run on POSIX-compliant operating systems, including Linux but also Windows and Mac OS X. It is being used for audio/video conferencing on the Nokia 770,[1] N800,[2] N810 and N900. It is also the VoIP framework used by Meego.

Farsight is under development in the Farsight 2 series. The maintainer is Olivier Crête.

Applications using Farsight 2:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Multimedia communication? – you need Telepathy!". 2006-09-19. Retrieved 2008-09-19. [dead link]
  2. ^ "First look: Skype for the Nokia N800 Internet Tablet". 2007-07-11. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  3. ^ "GSoC2008: Voice and Video Support". Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Voice and Video". Retrieved 2008-09-19. 

External links[edit]