New release : a wizard for Christmas !
The last version of Bistri comes with a brand new wizard !
As you reconnect on bistri.com, you will see the 2 last steps of the Bistri Wizard, that helps you configure your computer, to let you enjoy the best video and chat experience.
Bistri Wizard : Video / audio Test
- Select the right audio input, that makes the orange jauge move on the right of the window when you talk.
- Select the video input.
- When the following Adobe Flash Pop-up Window appears, click on ALLOW, then REMEMBER :
As you click on CLOSE, your face should appear in that window, tada :o)
Later, anytime you need to modify your configuration, just click on “Video test” on the top right of the Bistri Web App.
Bistri Wizard : Connect with your existing accounts
6 gateways are available at the moment :
- Two of them use oAuth : you just have to confirm on the original service that you allow Bistri access your account (Facebook, Windows Live Messenger),
- Four of them require your login / pwd (Google, Yahoo, XMPP, VKontakte).
Or course you can link you Bistri account with ALL these external accounts at the same time. To proceed, just select the service you want to add by clicking on the right logo.
oAuth mode (Facebook) :
login/password mode :
New release : Chat with your friends on MSN !
One of the big features we promised a few weeks ago, the Bistri / Windows Live Messenger (formerly MSN) is now available !
No need to import your friends to video call, or simply chat with them, just activate the services you need, where your friends are.
If you use Google Chrome to video call on Bistri, you will be notified right on your desktop. If one of your contacts send you a text message, or try to start a video call with you. To enable this feature, just click on “allow” when Chrome will ask for your agreement :
Here is how a Bistri desktop notification look like :
Bistri use the Adobe Flash technology to enable the access to your camera, your microphone and your speakers, but it is not so easy to customize these settings. We designed a simple window for you, in order to let your select the input sound source, the camera…
Just click on “Video Test” to show the following window :
Invite your friends in one click
The main page of the Bistri service has been simplified to focus on the most used way to invite friends for a video call :
but the social sharing features are still there, on the top right :
Bisters, GO GO GO flying!
and karting !