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Android Telecom Library Aims to Simplify the Creation of Voice and Video Apps

November 13, 2023

Via: InfoQ

Available in Alpha, the new Telecom jetpack library simplifies the process of creating voice and/or video calling applications for Android developers by providing several APIs to support common functionality like answering/declining, audio routing, and so on.

To start with, the new library takes care of declaring which foreground services it uses. This means developers will not need to do it explicitly to comply with the new privacy requirements introduced by Android 14. The library will also transparently make sure the call will not be interrupted when the user navigates away from the app.

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