Using WebRTC in your browser

Now that you know which browser to use, we will jump right in and try out WebRTC right now! Navigate your browser to the demo application available at If you use Chrome, Firefox, or Opera, you should see a drop-down notification that looks similar to this:

Using WebRTC in your browser

Click on Allow to start streaming your audio and video input to the web page. You might have to configure your microphone or web camera settings to get them to work. Once you allow browser access to your camera and microphone, you should see a video feed of yourself from your camera.

The page should generate a custom ID for your current session. ...

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