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Enhancing Skype
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Festoon will invoke the web browser and display the page as shown in Figure 7. If Margaret already has Festoon installed, she can click the Join the Call button. If she does not have Festoon, she can click on the Get Festoon button to download Festoon.

Figure 7
Figure 7. Answering the call

That's it! Margaret should be able to start on a video chat (see Figure 8).

Figure 8
Figure 8. Video chatting

Overall, I find the video quality acceptable on a local network. Your mileage might vary, depending on your network connection and its quality. The four buttons at the bottom of the Festoon window allows you to enable/disable video and audio chats, as well as configure audio settings and invite additional participants to the chat.

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