[maemo-users] Skype video?

From: Ryan Pavlik abiryan at ryand.net
Date: Wed Jan 16 05:47:29 EET 2008
Nick Phillips wrote:
> On 16/01/2008, at 3:57 PM, Ryan Pavlik wrote:
>> Michael R. Head wrote:
>>> Hi, now that I've got Skype installed on my N810, I'm wondering if
>>> there's a way to enable video (the n810 has a nice little camera for
>>> video conferencing, why not use it?). I haven't found anything in the
>>> Skype settings to enable this.
>>> thanks,
>>> mike
>> Skype does not support video right now, and it appears there are no such
>> plans.  You might try the new GizmoProject beta (4.0) which has video
>> support on PC and N8xx
> There is actually a beta of Skype 2.0 for Linux available for download 
> from skype.com; there is clearly a plan to support video on Linux, and 
> it wouldn't take a great leap of imagination to see a Maemo version 
> following on from that. I'd rather see a good, open, interoperable, 
> jabber-based video client for Linux though...
> Cheers,
> Nick
I believe I read a statement by Skype somewhere that there are no plans 
to bring that video support to Maemo due to not enough processing power 
to handle the codec.


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