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Group Video Chat for iOS and Android Devices, Courtesy of Fring

In a blog post yesterday, Fring announced that they’re working on bringing a new feature to Android and iOS devices that would enable group video chat. We are familiar with using video chat on Fring, and it does provide some competition to other video calling services like Skype and Apple’s FaceTime. Moreover, video chat using Fring is free and the quality isn’t bad either.

At present the developers are giving this amazing application some final touches and hence this is currently in beta stage. The idea of being able to video chat with more than one person at a time is pretty cool isn’t it? Fring would be the first to get this feature to smartphones running on Android and the iPhone. iPhone’s FaceTime may need to go to the development sector for some new features, because Fring Group Video Call would certainly affect it.

Fring intends to bring this group video call feature to its users for free and will soon be up for grabs at respective application stores for both Android and iOS. Fring Group Video calling will let you talk to up to 4 members at a time, with video feed from each user shown by dividing the screen in 4 parts. At present, one can join in on the development of this app and opt-in as a real-time tester by filling out a form here. All the slots for iPhone testing has been taken, but if you’re an Android user you can fill in the form and submit it for some awesome group video call experience. Others don’t have to wait that long, because the final version will soon be out!! Till then enjoy the sneak peak of the application below.

The Fring video call service is certainly more practical than Apple’s FaceTime as you can use this feature via 3G too!! Let’s wait and watch how the Group Video Chat experience will be.

What are your thoughts on this new and exciting feature that will hit online stores soon?

[ Source: Fring Blog ]

Also check out: 3 Facetime Video Call alternative for iOS device.

Use Tinychat To Add A Group Video Chat Toolbar on Your Website

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could video chat with a friend or get support for a problem on a website, without the need to type in lengthy emails or messages. Tinychat was launched just to do that. This is not a new service, but it has been seen creating a buzz among a lot of websites, specially those of companies, celebrities and well, anyone who wants to add IM, Voice and Video chat to his/her website.

Tinychat is mainly known for it’s video chat and is used by almost 8 million users worldwide and like the Wibiya toolbar even this provides an option for a website owner to add video conferencing toolbar to their websites.

Recently, Tinychat added a new feature that lets publishers and webmaster to integrate this amazing toolbar on their websites without any hassles. Very easy customization and settings that can be completed in minutes and the toolbar can be used on the website for IM’s, Voice and Video conferencing. To sign in to the chat, you can either use your Facebook Id or Twitter Id. A publisher has to first register at Tinychat to be able to add the toolbar onto your website, and can use his/her Facebook Id here too.

If you would like to add the Tinychat Toolbar to your website, then register at Tinychat and get your toolbar custom embed code from over here.

[ Source: Tinychat ]