OpenTok vs SendBird vs TalkJS

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OpenTok

55
155
+ 1
8
SendBird

119
366
+ 1
77
TalkJS

10
58
+ 1
6
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Pros of OpenTok
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Pros of TalkJS
  • 6
    Video Archiving to s3
  • 2
    Easy setup
  • 13
    Active support is impressive. (Support for private deve
  • 10
    Easy to use
  • 9
    Pre-built UI for major platforms
  • 8
    Migration API for customers using other chat services
  • 7
    First chat SDK officially supports Xamarin
  • 7
    Scalability is awesome
  • 5
    Cool product
  • 5
    Because my product guy told me to
  • 5
    Unlimited number of users in public chat
  • 4
    Flexible message format ex) json, xml
  • 2
    Out of the box api and features
  • 2
    Intuitive and feature-packed
  • 2
    Super fast and easy to integrate
  • 2
    Comes ready with inbuilt features e.g push notification
  • 2
    Easy to integrate

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Cons of OpenTok
Cons of SendBird
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    • 2
      Policy on concurrent users leads to overages and overch
    • 2
      Prices ramp up exponentially
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      What is OpenTok?

      It adds the clarity and emotion of face-to-face communication to your brand whether you're developing for the web, iOS, or Android. We make the integration of high-quality live video a breeze so that you can focus on building a great product.

      What is SendBird?

      SendBird is a Messaging SDK, Chat API, and fully managed chat infrastructure for your mobile apps and websites. Embeddable chat for iOS, Android, JavaScript, Unity, .NET.

      What is TalkJS?

      TalkJS provides a chat API & Javascript SDK with a pre-built UI that allows developers to add chat between users on websites and apps in hours instead of months.

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            What are some alternatives to OpenTok, SendBird, and TalkJS?
            Twilio
            Twilio offers developers a powerful API for phone services to make and receive phone calls, and send and receive text messages. Their product allows programmers to more easily integrate various communication methods into their software and programs.
            WebRTC
            It is a free, open project that enables web browsers with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple JavaScript APIs. The WebRTC components have been optimized to best serve this purpose.
            Agora
            Agora.io provides building blocks for you to add real-time voice and video communications through a simple and powerful SDK. You can integrate the Agora SDK to enable real-time communications in your own application quickly.
            Zoom
            Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and cross platform group chat into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across Zoom Rooms, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
            Sinch
            Sinch makes it easy for developers to add voice, messaging and SMS to their apps with just a few lines of code. Enrich your apps with communications that your users will love.
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