Comprehensive guide to video call and voice call

Comprehensive guide to video call and voice call

24, April 2019, 12:00 AM

Imagine, you are studying and working in a foreign country and you wish to interact directly with your family members over a long distance. Video call is a process by which you can make a phone call using the internet, commonly known as VOIP. Using this technology, you can see the face of the person who is making this call. Video call is initiated by using a computer’s webcam and other devices like smartphone, video capable phone system, and tablet. It is a boon for people living in far-flung areas.

A Voice call is another technique, where you can interact directly with the other person without live pictures. In this process, cameras are switched off and headphones and speakers are switched on.

Depending on the requirement, you can use either voice call or video call. For better understanding, if you have less budget and if you don’t wish to display any complex images or videos, then you must go in for voice call. Since in a video call, 3G or 4G connection is mandatory.

Currently, there are many applications which use video call and voice call. They are summarized below as follows.

1. Skype.

Skype is perhaps the most popular application, which is incorporating video call facility. This video call facility is applicable between computers, tablets, smartphones, and Xbox consoles. A Voice call is done using a microphone, a video call is initiated using the webcam and by instant messaging. Skype to Skype calls are free, while calls to landline and cell phones are chargeable using Skype credit.

2. Hike.

Hike is another very common application, which uses both video call and voice call facility. Using Hike, you can send text messages, stickers, videos, images, audios, videos, files, contacts, messages to another person. Hike is one of the few apps which provide free voice and video calling features over 2G, 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi connections to users in more than 200 countries.

3. Botim.

Botim is a special app which has been designed by Etisalat in the UAE, to provide unlimited voice and video call service to all its customers. Botim app will provide all its users with free voice and video calling services. Botim is applicable for 2G, 3G, 4G and Wifi connections. There is no VPN connection and international calls have no charge.

4. WeChat.

WeChat is a Chinese app which provides text messaging, video calls, conferencing, video games, sharing of photos, videos and sharing location. It provides unlimited video and voice call service to all the customers in China. All types of connections like 2G, 3G, 4G, and Wifi are applicable for this Chinese service.

5. Viber.

Viber is one of the most commonly used apps which has a free chat service for all kinds of smartphones. In this service, IP telephony and instant messaging between Viber users on the internet. This app is entirely free. You can use both voice call and video call in this app.

6. Whatsapp.

Currently, the most popular app which has fully incorporated both voice call and video call are Whatsapp. Whatsapp is a VOIP, freeware message service, which is currently owned by Facebook. It allows the sending of voice calls and text messages and also images, documents, and location of the user. You can run this service both using desktop computers and mobile phones. The main criterion for using this service is a standard cellular mobile number.

7. Imo apps.

Imo apps are another well-known app which is widely used for undertaking video calls and voice calls in both Android and iPhone. It provides free and unlimited messages over all kinds of connections like 2G, 3G, 4G, and WiFi. You can also do group video calls using this app.

8. Soma apps.

Soma apps is a very widely used app which is used mainly for cross-platform instant messaging and for making video calls and voice calls. You can send text messages, images, videos, voice messages, contacts and also the user location. Soma app is available on both IOS and Android. All Soma messenger services are free. It is the most downloaded app among all Middle Eastern countries.

Currently, there are many companies in the market which are offering apps inclusive of both video call and voice calls. Selecting the best firm is indeed a complicated task. But you should definitely consider Appristine technologies for fulfilling all your requirements.

Why Appristine Technologies?

Appristine Technologies is one of the most sought after firms in the market which provide both video call and voice call services. We deliver high-quality custom apps which are inclusive of both voice call and video call services. Our products are among the most optimally priced in the market. We are using the best technology to give you the best product. We use WEB RTC signaling in which transmission of media content between servers occurs. The basis is a VOIP connection.

1) Signaling:- Connection between servers.

2) STUN: - Local IP address

3) TURN server.

The signaling connection, establishes the connection between the client servers. The IP address is taken by the use of STUN server using NAT (Network Address Translation) and providing a peer to peer connection.

Next, for designing the video call app or a voice call app in IOS, we use Xcode studio platform and SWIFT language, for writing the commands. If the requirement comes for video call app in Android, then we use Android Studio platform and JAVA language, for commands.

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