Voximplant, a cloud-based voice and video communications platform provider, has announced the release of Voximplant Web SDK 4.0, an SDK (beta) that developers can use to add voice and video communications capabilities to Web applications. Voximplant Web SDK 4.0 includes a number of key features such as Microsoft Edge audio calls support, the ability to enable video during an existing audio call, modification of audio and video streams via filters, and h.264 video codec "high priority" setting.
The Voximplant Web SDK 4.0 includes support for Microsoft Edge audio calls. Microsoft recently updated its Edge Browser adding new real-time audio and video communications capabilities. Last year, Microsoft released an ORTC API preview for Microsoft Edge; the API can be used by developers to build advanced, real-time audio and video communications on top of the Microsoft Edge browser. Voximplant Web SDK 4.0 provides developers an easy way to manage voice calls within the Microsoft Edge browser. It should be noted that video calls will be possible when support for VP9 and h.264 codecs is added to Microsoft Edge.
Using the Voximplant Web SDK 4.0, developers can create applications capable of enabling video during an existing audio call (similar to Skype). Developers can build applications using the SDK so that audio and video streams can be modified in real time via filters. The filter feature could be used to allow applications to add watermarks to video or audio, mask voices in audio, etc. The h.264 video codec "high priority" setting available in the Voximplant Web SDK 4.0 allows developers to enable higher quality video in applications using less CPU.
The Voximplant Web SDK 4.0 includes a number of additional enhancements such as full WebRTC support, manual configuration of audio and video code priorities, reduced audio and video call latency, and more. It should also be noted that Flash support has been dropped with this version of the Web SDK; however, version 3.x SDKs include Flash support.
For more information about the Voximplant and the Voximplant Web SDK 4.0 (beta), visit Voximplant.com