Real time communication without plugins now available on Chrome for Android
Chrome for Android has been updated today, and along with improved scrolling and startup performance, there's also a pretty cool new feature — support for WebRTC.
That's what it is, but what it does is the cool part. It allows you to use the camera and microphone on your Android to video chat without installing any pesky plugins. A website using WebRTC will request permission, and if you grant it you'll have a persistent notification reminding you that video and voice is being transmitted. Things can get interesting if web developers integrate it into their site design.
The update is "rolling out" starting today. You can check for updates from the Google Play app on your Android, or by clicking the Google Play link above.
Source: Google Chrome Blog
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