In recent months there has been a lot of talk about Clubhouse, the fashionable social network, as well as some of the rivals are stepping on the accelerator to try to overcome it, as is the case of Twitter with Spaces, which in addition to opening up to more Android users In the last few days, it is also starting to prepare a web version.
Another one that tries to compete with Clubhouse is the Telegram messaging platform, which in addition to having launched Voice Chat 2.0 recently, the messaging platform run by Pavel Durov is now preparing to add video capabilities to the chat rooms of the Clubhouse. live voice, both in groups and in channels.
Trying to reinvent 21st century television
This would make it possible to convert what Telegram called public radio of the 21st century into what they could call public television of the 21st century. For now, this feature is available through version 7.6.1 beta, both on Android and iOS, by activating the feature called Demo Video in the developer options.
The function itself will allow a small video window to be added to the current voice room, also offering the possibility of choosing video codec from a number of current options, as well as the possibility of further optimization of the video to allow its monitoring even from slow connections or devices with less processing power.
In this way, the hosts of the voice rooms will be able to address in the future also in video before an audience, which can become quite large, for which we must remember that since the current stable version of Telegram there is no longer a limit capacity.
This is a very interesting aspect due to all the possibilities that may arise in the future, even serving as an alternative to consolidated live video broadcasting platforms such as Twitch, or even direct TikTok, so it will be a matter of See how much you can overshadow other options with the future arrival of video in voice chat rooms, or even the additions that may make its way to voice chat rooms later.
There is no doubt that Telegram wants to revolutionize the way in which users communicate on the Internet, for which it will be a matter of time to know the scope of future developments that are now in development.
Goes: Telegram Beta Channel