fg microtec, a specialist provider of enterprise unified telephony applications for mobile phones, today announced the availability of the fgVoIP Engine which, says fg, enables BlackBerry developers, for the first time, to integrate a third party VoIP technologywith high-quality full duplex media processing capabilities into applications they build for the BlackBerry platform.
fg microtec offers the fgVoIP Engine as a Software Development Kit (SDK) for the BlackBerry platform. Through the fgVoIP Engine, fg says developers will solve the major challenge of adding full duplex (sending and receiving) real-time voice to a BlackBerry smartphone. The SDK includes: fgVoIP Engine as a Java library, documentation, and sample code in Java.
fg microtec is providing the fgVoIP Engine to companies developing real-time applications for theBlackBerry platform such as telephony and UC clients, as well as organizations interested inimplementing VoIP on BlackBerry devices.
"VoIP on BlackBerry smartphones has been both a challenge and a market requirement for quitesome time now. Indeed, in some cases, companies have tried to crack this problem for years withoutsuccess," said Robert Mirbaha, fg microtec's CEO.
"We believe that through our new fgVoIP Engine,BlackBerry developers will now be able to bring their VoIP-enabled applications to the market inless time, and enable more BlackBerry smartphone users to benefit from the low call costadvantages of VoIP."
fg microtec has 10 years of mobile application development experience, specifically in real-timeapplications such as VoIP. The company's VoIP technology has been in the marketplace since 2006 and allows full duplex voice encoding and decoding with low delay, suitablefor VoIP applications. fg microtec has developed VoIP technologies and VoIP clients for Symbian,Windows Mobile, iPhone and the BlackBerry platform. The fgVoIP Engine SDK will be available in early May.