Flash Communication Server MX is a technology that enables real-time
communication between Flash clients and the FlashCom server. Equally
important is that FlashCom enables Flash clients to publish (record
or send a live stream) and subscribe to audio and video streams. The
video chat/message center application in this chapter takes advantage
of a wide range of FlashCom functionality. It builds on the
FlashCom-related recipes of Chapter 14.
The video chat/message center application is a video version of a
telephone/voice mail system. In this application a user (the
administrator) can open up a client to the FlashCom application and
receive live video calls from calling clients. Additionally, if the
administrator is offline, currently on another call, or otherwise
unavailable, the calling client has the option to record a video
message, which the administrator can retrieve and play back at a
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