Video calls in KDE-Telepathy

Well, I think I owed you this onešŸ˜‰ Remember back in 2009 when I was working on KCallĀ as part of the GSoC program? Well, it may have taken 2.5 years more, but I’m now pleased to announce that it’s finally in a ready-to-use state \o/ Don’t expect it to be perfect, of course. It still […]

QtGStreamer 0.10.1

This weekend I released QtGStreamer 0.10.1, the first stable version of QtGStreamer. This release marks the beginning of the stable 0.10 series of QtGStreamer that will continue for the lifetime of GStreamer 0.10.Ā For those of you that don’t yet know what QtGStreamer is, it is a set of libraries that provide Qt-style C++ bindings for […]

What is Telepathy-KDE

There seems to be a lot of confusion about what the Telepathy-KDE project is and what it has to do with Kopete. I’ll try and explain in this blog post everything, so that it is clear to everyone. First of all, Telepathy is a framework for writing applications that can use real-time communication and collaboration […]

Telepathy KDE Sprint

This weekend I participated in the Telepathy-KDE sprint at Collabora‘s offices in Cambridge. We gathered here to settle things down, make some design decisions, make future plans and start hacking on them. In overall, I think this was quite successful. We now all have a clear plan of what to do and what to aim […]

GSoC end – The status of KCall and instructions for trying it

On Monday, GSoC is officially over, so I thought I should make a post describing what I accomplished, what I didn’t and what’s the current status of my project, KCall. Currently, KCall supports quite well audio/video calls over Jabber/GTalk. The fact that it supports only jabber, though, is not my fault, but it’s the fact […]

GSoC week #9 – Webcam support in kcall is working :D

This week I implemented complete webcam support in kcall. Both video input and output are workingšŸ˜€ Screenshot: On the left side you can see the incoming video from the remote end, which in this case is my laptop, capturing myself through its webcam, and on the right side you can see the video that is […]