After releasing its own search engine earlier this 12 months, Courageous Software program has introduced the launch of a brand new privacy-focused video conferencing function constructed instantly into its browser.
With Brave Talk, customers of the corporate’s browser can now provoke a name instantly by means of Brave on desktop. All they need to do is click on on the Courageous Speak digicam icon although they will additionally go to discuss.courageous.com to launch a video name from the Courageous browser on both desktop or cellular.
Whereas video calls must be initiated from Courageous, customers can invite others to affix a video convention from any fashionable browser.
Preserving video calls non-public
Zoom and lots of different video conferencing suppliers monitor calls, metadata and pictures however with Courageous Speak, customers can allow a number of layers of encryption on calls to forestall eavesdropping. Courageous Software program’s servers additionally do not save metadata so calls, photographs and actions are by no means recorded or shared with out consumer consent. On the similar time, since Courageous Speak is out there inside Courageous browser, customers needn’t obtain any extra apps or extensions.
CEO and co-founder of Courageous, Brendan Eich defined in a press release why the corporate determined so as to add video conferencing to its browser, saying:
“Connecting with colleagues and mates by means of video conferencing channels is now the norm, and as customers turn into more and more conscious of on-line privateness issues, there’s a rising want for a privacy-first choice. Huge tech has a agency grip available on the market because it exists right this moment, and Courageous is set to supply customers another that challenges the giants and places the facility again within the palms of the consumer. With over 36 million month-to-month energetic customers on our browser, we’re reshaping the trade with our privacy-by-default ecosystem.”
Alongside its privateness options, Courageous Speak additionally options video group watch, YouTube stay streaming and limitless name occasions totally free customers. Nevertheless, these focused on internet hosting calls for 3 or extra folks, can improve to the premium model of Courageous Speak for $7 monthly which supplies name recordings and internet hosting instruments equivalent to participant muting and entry passcodes.
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