It does what it says: every time there are only two participants in a call, instead of using Jitsi Videobridge, Jitsi Meet will now connect them directly. This is sometimes because they are on expensive satellite links that charge by the megabyte, because they want to save on battery power, or their computer struggles a bit with the full load of […] We are already a month into the coding period of the Google Summer of Code 2017 program, and we are excited to report on our students’ progress so far.
This year we are fortunate to be working with four great students, and everyone has already produced code samples (some of them merged, some of them […] From Hip Chat to Highfive, some of the world’s leading Web RTC companies are using Jitsi as part of their product ecosystems. Because Jitsi Videobridge and the projects surrounding it are secure, reliable, lightweight and scalable.
Skype is probably the most popular application of this list, and it's not for nothing.
This was primarily the big star on computers (Windows, Mac and Linux) and, faced with such popularity, a mobile version was obviously necessary.