iPhone OS 4.0 Reveals More Evidence Of Video Chat Feature With Game Centre Integration

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The following text string was found in the latest beta version, which indicates that iPhones will have to be registered for video conferencing.
ACCOUNT_NOT_REGISTERED_MESSAGE = “This device has not been registered for video conferencing.”;
iPhone OS 4.0 beta also contains error messages for lost calls, disconnected calls and networking issues.
IMAVCHAT_COULD_NOT_CONNECT_NO_REMOTE_WIFI = “The video call could not connect because a remote Wi-Fi connection could not be established.”;
IMAVCHAT_DISCONNECTED_NO_LOCAL_WIFI = “The video call disconnected because the local Wi-Fi connection was lost.”;
However, MacRumors points out that most of the error messages are for Wi-Fi connectivity related issues but there are no error messages for 3G connectivity related issues, which indicates that the video conferencing feature might work only over Wi-Fi initially and not over 3G.
MacRumors has also found code references that indicate that Apple will be integrating the video conferencing feature with Game Centre, its social gaming network, which was one of the
.
The ability to video chat with fellow gamers on the social gaming network could be one of the killer features of Game Centre that will be available later this year.
Interesting stuff! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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