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LiveSmart Video Chat

LiveSmart Video Chat

LiveSmart Video Chat is a standalone web application with video, audio, screen sharing and file transfer face-to-face communication channels and integrated chat. It has own push notification server, that is based on Socket.io or Rachet PHP websocket libraries. It does not require any additional installations or third party logins and accounts. You can set a highly customizable contact button on your web site so that your visitors can directly call you if you are online.

Supported browsers and OS

LiveSmart Video Chat is supported on all major browsers:

– Desktop PC. Microsoft Edge 12+, Google Chrome 28+, Mozilla Firefox 22+, Safari 11+, Opera 18+, Vivaldi 1.9+, IE 11 (Needs installation of Temasys plugin. You will be guided through the installation process)
– Android. Google Chrome 28+ (enabled by default since 29), Mozilla Firefox 24+, Opera Mobile 12+
– Chrome OS.
– Firefox OS.
– Blackberry 10.
– at least iOS 11. MobileSafari/Mac Safari. For legacy Safari (older than v.11) you will be prompted to install Temasys plugin.

Features

- Live video and/or audio chat;
- Own notification server, no third party software or accounts needed;
- File transfer;
- Pure HTML5 Web chat;
- Screen sharing. Supported on Chrome with additional plugin (Your will be guided in the installation process), Firefox 52+ and MS Edge 17+ browsers;
- Switch between front and back camera of your mobile;
- Notification system;
- Mobile friendly;
- Button for establishing a direct connection and a facility to track the presence of your visitors;
- Predefined buttons styling;
- Internationalization;
- Ability to set own video chat room;
- WordPress plugin to add easily the button to your WP pages and posts;

Coming soon:
- Recording;
- Conference room;
- Meeting Scheduling and Private Access;

Requirements

- HTTPS (SSL certificate) needed;
- For server side scripts: at least Node 4.0 or PHP 5.4 needed;
- You can set own TURN server (recommended) or use the Google default STUN servers.
- No DB needed;

Usage

Possible usages:

- Set an online/offline contact button on your site and track and contact your visitors;
- Set a private room and share it with your contacts in order to establish a direct video call with screen sharing and file transfer;
- Switch between front and back camera of your mobile to make an outstanding demo for your customers;
- Use only chat for support and fun;

Industries

- All kind that can use peer-to-peer video communication on most of the browsers;
- Tech support. Share screen or transfer files with your troubled customers;
- Health care consultations;
- Online sales;
- Real estate agents;
- Car resellers;

Quick Start Guide

  1. Make sure you have HTTPS on your web server with SSL enabled certificate;
  2. For your back-end you need Node.js 4.0+ or PHP 5.6+;
  3. Now you can start with installation process. Copy all the files to your destination folder;
  4. (optional) Move ws folder outsite the public one;
  5. Check here how to install on Node.js and here on PHP. Also you can check the video tutorial;
  6. After you have your signaling server installed, open config/config.ini file and edit YOUR_DOMAIN with your server;
  7. Edit the sample HTML page in the root of your folder, agent.html and client.html. Change YOUR_DOMAIN with your server too;
  8. When done you can check if this is working. Open agent page and click on Generate Link button. It will open a new page in a popup and put in the clipboard the corresponding link, that you can open in a new browser or device. The other option is to open client.html and click on the button to open the popup from there;

Installation Guide, FAQ and Demo

Installation Guide
FAQ section
Live Demo
Live Iframe Demo

Changelogs

v1.0.2 - Jan 18, 2019
- UI changes;
- Minor fix on PHP signalling sevrer;

v1.0.1 - Jan 15, 2019
- Added WordPress plugin;
- Added the possibility the video window to be opened in an iframe or in a new tab;
- Minor fixes with the styling and the scripts;

v1.0.0 - Jan 12, 2019
- LiveSmart initial commit;
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