video chat on android

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by donovanb09, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. donovanb09

    donovanb09 Active Member
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    Say I have a motorola droid and my friend as the htc g1, is there anyway we could video confrence or chat since we both have android OS? Or a website we could go to to see eah other at the same time?
     

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  2. Geoponic

    Geoponic Well-Known Member
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    No inward facing camera.

    So even if the camera was pointing at you
    you wouldn't be able to see the screen

    so no

    no app will make this possible

    unless you can plug a mini usb webcam in

    i doubt it'll happen

    sorry

    just Gtalk?
     
  3. Nbcrompton

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    I know that there is no forward facing camera. But what is on the top Right corner of the screen(portrait) to the left of the blinking red/green light?? There is a spot on my screen protector cut out so it wont cover it.????
     
  4. dmodert66

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    I believe that would be the proximity sensor (to turn off the screen when putting the phone to your ear)...
     
  5. icecold

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    That is the facial recognition blah, blah. All it does is turns the screen off during calls, so you do not inadvertently press something with your face while on a call.
     
  6. ttaylor0024

    ttaylor0024 Well-Known Member
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    It also works as the light sensor for auto brightness...
     
  7. Nbcrompton

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    When I make a call and cover it with my finger it doesnt go black till I cover the whole top part of the screen.
     
  8. Pfister07

    Pfister07 New Member
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    I'm not so sure where that sensor may be. One day the sun hit my phone and I noticed 2 more sensors of some sort in the upper left corner of the phone as well. Anyone know what those are? Take a flashlight to it and you'll see it too. :thinking:
    Thanks!
     
  9. alostpacket

    alostpacket Over Macho Grande?
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    You and your friend could try qik
     
  10. Chuck1906

    Chuck1906 Well-Known Member
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    I was gonna say Qik as well. I used it over the weekend. I went to VA to visit family and I shot some videos and emailed them to my Mom in another state and it was like she was there almost. The only delay in time was uploading the video and sending the video as an email. Now obviously she is only seeing what I am sending.
     
  11. radikal

    radikal Well-Known Member
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    itd work but ya may as well set it up as a base somewhere, maybe on the dock! but it kinda makes no sense, cant see each other
     

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