Agora Introduces Agora Chat SDK

Agora, providers of a platform for real-time customer engagement application programming interfaces, has launched Agora Chat, a new software development kit for developers to embed real-time in-app chat into their web and native apps.

"Agora Chat has been in development for quite some time, and we're excited to finally make it available for developers to use in applications," said Tony Zhao, Agora's CEO, in a statement. "We know their users will love its features and look forward to seeing all of the innovative ways that developers utilize it."

Agora Chat provides the following features:

  • Rich media messaging, which supports emojis, GPS location, structured messages, push notifications, and rich-media files with auto-generated thumbnails;
  • Scalable cross-platform messaging for one-to-one private chat to feature-rich group chat with thousands of members and a consistent experience across mobile, desktop, and web;
  • Messaging essentials, including offline messaging, message recall and deletion, read receipts, presence and typing indicators, push notifications, and chat history export;
  • Security and compliance with data privacy requirements;
  • Content moderation, to protect users from unwanted profanity, spam, and?inappropriate images or text with robust content moderation; and
  • Automatic, on-demand, or push translation so users can chat in their preferred languages.