Tuesday, June 29, 2010
3CX launches softphone for Android
Android is clearly going places and my guess is that Android Smartphones will be the "Desk phones" of the future, delivering true, seamless mobility to employees. In the office you will dock your Smartphone and allow it to charge - and use the phone with a bluetooth headset. The touchscreens offer usability far beyond the usability of current desk phones. When not in the office, you can use your office extension anywhere there is wifi or 3G and have seamless access to the PBX without having the hassle of setting up call forwarding and so on.
It should come as no surprise then that we have developed a version of 3CXPhone for the Android platform. A beta of our Android SIP phone is available here. 3CXPhone for Android is based on a proven Android SIP phone, SIPagent, which was purchased by 3CX recently. And we are not leaving it at that - we are planning to add many features to the phone. At the same time we plan to keep it Free and open standard.
You can take a look at 3CXPhone for Android by going to the Android market place from your Android based Smartphone (Google Nexus, Sony Ericsson Xperia, Samsung Galaxy, Motorola Droid and more are supported). If you dont have an Android phone - get one! :-)