In this era of on-demand access to everything, it’s always smart to integrate dynamic business communication capabilities on your applications or websites. With a high-quality SDK, businesses with in-house development teams can quickly and easily incorporate team communication and collaboration features and incorporate unified communications (UC) solution that cater to your organization’s specific needs.
But what really is an SDK?
For all those who do not know what a SDK is – it’s a “devkit” – a software development kit (SDK) which offers a set of programming tools to help developers design apps for a specific platform – be it for computer systems, business phone systems or smart phones. Softphone SDKs help simplify the integration of communications into your innovative software.
CounterPath Softphone SDK Applications
Over the years, the Softphone SDK has been used in a variety of applications, including retail, healthcare, call center, government and service provider solutions. Be it small or large organizations, all have benefited from the Softphone SDK’s common core methods/parameters and ability to use various wrappers (the core SDK uses C++), including .NET, Java, Objective-C, Swift and Xamarin.
Benefits of Softphone SDK
Create custom user experiences
With user behavior shifting from a more device-centric approach to a persona-based one, customized voice communications have become an integral part of organizations’ workflows. By creating a customized app experience for your users, you enhance your team communications, shorten development cycles and most importantly, you enable your teams to stay focused on user-centric requirements that are essential for your products or service’s success in the marketplace.
Add powerful UC features
Softphone SDKs not only allow you to add SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) based dial and receive phone calls features to your apps, but they also power up your business communications with advanced UC features such as HD video conferencing, messaging, presence, contact management capabilities and more. CounterPath’s Softphone SDK is a popular choice for enterprises and service providers who are looking to quickly and seamlessly incorporate the Softphone SDK into their current application to build additional value around their offerings.
Leverage years of experience
CounterPath’s Softphone SDK is used in award-winning Bria® softphone technology that is deployed on millions of devices worldwide. You can embed an entire VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) stack into your application in a short duration and without any additional resources, improve your product’s agility. Another business benefit of the Softphone SDK is that CounterPath’s equips developers with all the tools and support they need to be successful. Softphone SDK is supported by CounterPath’s in-house developers — ensuring that you get support from a highly-experienced team that understands the software development process and can help you get the most out of your project.
Ongoing Updates and Support
CounterPath constantly updates and optimizes their Softphone SDKs against the ever-changing landscapes of Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and Linux, ensuring that even after it’s been built your application continues to run smoothly and seamlessly. Recently the highly versatile and powerful Softphone SDK 1.9 was introduced with a great list of new features.
The new Softphone SDK 1.9 is here!
CounterPath’s Softphone SDK 1.9 is a robust devkit that allows you to insert communications into user-specific business work flows in order to elevate the communications experience for end users.
Let’s take a look at what’s new in the 1.9 release:
64-bit Android Support (ARM64)
With the Google Play Store requiring 64-bit support for all Android applications published after August 1, 2019, CounterPath has proactively released 64-bit support in our SDK so application developers can implement prior to this date.
Linux SDK for Voice Calls
Create a voice call application, or integrate voice calling within your Linux-based application, with the latest version of CounterPath's Softphone SDK.
SIP push documentation and sequence diagrams for the SDK Developer Guide
A dedicated new section of developer guide for SIP push, sequence diagrams, Stretto HTTP API documentation has been provided here which helps developers to speed up their process in designing and deploying their application.
SDKs are a great toolkit for developers looking to add powerful UC capabilities to their own applications. Incorporate reliable and secure communications in to your software applications with the Softphone SDK 1.9 and turn your app into a reliable and robust communications platform.