Conference Call Tutorial
This call facility uses a new technology called WebRTC.
WebRTC (short for “Web Real-Time
Communications”) is a newish standard: a free, open project that allows high-quality, real-time communication
applications to be developed in the browser via simple Java APIs and HTML5. In essence, it’s a technology that
makes it much easier to communicate over the Internet on a peer-to-peer basis, allowing Web users to use
click-to-text or click-to-call buttons, video conferencing and other Web-based communications technology, with no
need to first download an application or a plug-in.
And because it’s built
into the newest iterations of Chrome and Firefox, this means cross-browser communications.
Demonstrating that the
goal of WebRTC to offer truly software-independent video and voice chat.
WebRTC is a free, open project
WebRTC components have been optimized to best serve this purpose.
The WebRTC API is now
Chrome, Firefox and Opera can now
Compatible versions of WebRTC are
supported in Chrome, Firefox and Opera only, and remain the exception for browsers on mobile devices.
There is no native support on Microsoft's Internet Explorer or
Apple's Safari browser yet.
I realise that we all have our favourite
systems and software. It would be great if technologies would all work together but then competition also brings
choice. For those using Apple systems and not wanting to have a chrome browser on their computer, Firefox is an
Ways to Join
On the computer
(A) Go to: https://www.uberconference.com/twoonions or just call
646-693-5898 . No PIN needed.
(B) OR dial in by phone.
Leave the 09 off if in the Auckland area – use the
whole number if outside this calling area.
1. Dial the local number 09-887 3488
based on your location. (New Zealand)
2. Enter a "1", followed by your
conference number(646) 693-5898 , then