audio instant messaging

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audio instant messaging

The inclusion of audio in an instant messaging (IM) system. Audio is provided by incorporating a voice over IP capability. See instant messaging.
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Previously, to turn a one-on-one video or audio chat into a group chat, users would have to end the call and start an entirely new group chat.
HomePod will also work as a speakerphone for your smartphone calls, either on speakerphone or using FaceTime's audio chat.
Recently, the ace filmmaker attended Neha Dhupia's audio chat show wherein he admitted that he regretted going public about Kajol and his relationship.
Study 1 investigates how text chat and audio chat affect task satisfaction and task performance of intercultural virtual dyads.
He had used faked photos of a pretty girl with long black hair with a spoofed soft voice over audio chat.
In order to use white board or ask a question using text or audio chat, a student requires permission from teacher.
The addition of video and audio chat capabilities in many IM programs makes this possibility even more appealing, particularly in light of Melanie Yergeau, Kathryn Wozniak, and Peter Vandenberg's engaging article, "Expanding the Space of f2f," on audio-visual-textual conferencing.
Wimba Voice Chat (Blackboard, 2008) is a synchronous audio chat tool that can be used for live discussions and collaboration (see Table 1).
The next icon is a camera button that can be used for video and/or audio chat.
You can chat, both via text or audio chat, exchange 'objects', even buy and sell land.
Any application you choose offers a free or inexpensive way to access all of your IM screen names at once, plus transfer files to users, open multiple-person chats, and even use audio chat, if you have a microphone and speakers.
Overall, participants can view video, see slide shows, participate in posting to an interactive whiteboard, view information on a computer desktop, share files, or answer questions through audio chat.