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AOL tests streaming-video IM service

Oct 27, 2002
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Source: News.com

America Online is quietly testing streaming video for its instant-messaging products now that the government has lifted restrictions against launching such a feature.

Later this year the Internet giant plans to release a beta version of its popular AOL Instant Messenger service that will let users chat in real time over streaming video. The official release of AIM 5.5, which includes the video feature, is planned for early 2004.

My Comments: I wonder if this means we'll finally be able to use iChat to do video with Windows users?

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