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voice chat

An audioconferencing capability via the Internet. It enables two or more people to use the computer as a telephone conferencing system. Although "voice" and "chat" may seem redundant because both words mean to "speak," chatting in the computer field has traditionally meant an interactive communication via keyboard, and not voice. Thus "voice" is used to signify a verbal chat. See voice over IM.
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Small groups of people will be able to enter a viewing session and voice chat with one another.
Voice chat is available today for Scout users on Android mobile devices, with a version for iPhone mobile devices to be released in July.
Moreover, users can initiate the voice chat without needing to text first.
Game publisher Big Fish Games today announced that it has integrated multi-player peer-to-peer gameplay and voice chat into its newest app, Big City Adventures: San Francisco.
This new update allows team-based voice chat which will immediately detect if the user speaks and will broadcast it automatically; no button is required to do that.
IMVU users can access free voice chat services by using a headset or their computer's built-in microphone.
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