Google Hangouts: available in High Definition

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The famous video-conferencing service from Google, namely Google Hangouts will soon be available in high definition. Through this improvement, Google will eventually be able to compete with professional communication solution providers such as Cisco.
  • With this new update Google Hangouts can be used to handle B2B communications.
  • This improvement was made ??possible through a technological evolution: Hangouts switched from its current H.264 standard video coding to the VP8 codec, a video compression format acquired by Google in 2010 (now available under the New BSD License).

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Published by deri58. Latest update on August 29, 2013 at 08:04 AM by deri58.
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