December 2, 2020

Launching Audio/Video Calling for cross-platforms using Ionic framework

Harsha Patil

The wait is finally over! We are excited to release the calling feature to all ionic developers using the CometChat Ionic SDK

CometChat, Ionic SDK now provides easy integration for audio and video calling in applications developed using the Ionic framework. One-time development that supports iOS, Android, and Web cross platforms. Our developers have made it easy to help you get started with audio/video calling by implementing just a few steps of code in your application.

Let's get started to know more
Listing out different features available for calling and you will be introduced to the technical document to help you get started implementing the calling feature in your application

1. Support for Audio and Video calls

An example of a audio call

A example of a video call

We support both audio and video calls. You may choose to implement depending on your requirement.

2. Options to make one-on-one(1-1) and a group call

Option to make 1-1 or a group call

You may choose to implement one-on-one calling when you wish to make a private call or implement a group call feature when you need to interact with a group of people. Next, will show how you can have different modes setup for 1-1 or a group call

3. Ways to set different modes

We provide different mode setup for calling i.e. Default, Single and Spotlight mode. Default mode, always shows up the local audio/video stream in the top right corner of the screen. You may choose to setup single mode for 1-1 calling and spotlight mode for group calling depending on your use case.

4. Set of customizations available

You have options to hide/show default buttons such as end call, audio, video, flip.


Now, if the above features seem really exciting. Don't wait anymore, get started implementing.

5. Guide to implement the calling feature

We understand you need more information in detail and hence we are providing a technical document for you to get started!

Here are the integration guidelines

If you're facing any issues during integration, please feel free to reach out to our customer support for any technical guidance.

Feature Availability

Calling feature is available only for Asteroid, Moon, Planet and Nebula plans

To quickly integrate calling in your Ionic application

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