This project is based on Elgg (an open source social networking engine) and VideoWhisper Video Conference, Live Streaming, 2 Way Video Chat, Video Consultation plugins.
- CamFlock on Elgg 1.8+
- Instant Video Conference on Elgg 1.7+
Register free on these sites, create and test rooms.
Elgg is an award-winning social platform, delivering the tools and resources that enable businesses, schools, universities, groups and associations to create their own fully-featured social network.
VideoWhisper plugins provide 100% web based (on website) video communications using latest technology available (P2P support, H264, acoustic echo cancellation …).
Download and Setup Details for VideoWhisper Plugins
All You Need, Step by Step
- A cool domain (Optional, as you can install it on a subdomain/folder if you already have a site) [±$12/year with privacy]
- Compatible hosting (web + rtmp). (Recommended: Wowza Hosting ) [starting from $50/month]
- Elgg installed on web host. [free]
- VideoWhisper Plugins for Elgg installed on web and rtmp host. [free / $25/professional installation]
- A Level 2 VideoWhisper license to remove all ads and limitations from chat plugins. [$350 or $35/month]
(Optional, as you can use VideoWhisper software in free mode with some limitations and ads.)
Total cost to start would be under $100 0r $450 (full mode) .
Or if paid monthly that would be under $90/month including full mode license, hosting, domain.
An you should be ready.
Then it’s up to you: other customizations, like a cool custom template, monetization features like ads or paid membership to allow more quality advanced rooms.
Update: Most advanced integration plugins are available for the popular WordPress framework. That includes Video Conference, Video Presentation, Video Posts and Comments, Private Videochat, Pay Per Minute Videochat Shows.