HTML 5 is rocking everywhere on the web.The key behind the HTML5 success is the set of powerfull api it provides. These html5 api make a web app server independent in many ways.Such an api or a set of api is webrtc.
Web rtc is most powerfull thing html5 bought on the web plateform .Web RTC is an open source .As internet has moved from the slower side to real time environment .The need of comunication at real time felt so badly across the web ninjas.Web rtc which means Real time communication make the dream of Real time video audio chat true.Web rtc make the communication between two system without server dependency.
The Web rtc have three API currently.
2.RTC Peer to Peer connection
3.RTC Data Channel
Get User Media : Getusermedia alowed the browser to access the system hardware without any plugin . Which is the most powerfull ability browser ever got since NetScape time. getusermedia ask the user permission for accessing the system hardware.Once the permission granted by the user it uses audio video as an input device. GetUserMedia is currntly availble in Google chrome 18 and above with flags , above Google Chrome 25 flagless ,firefox NIghtly and Opera Stable .IE is still against it.getUserMedia allows browser to capture an image audio or a video. In the era of HTML5 you can Play with these input.