Seeking help from Google, Communication app Truecaller is all set to introduce ‘Video Calling’ soon

Seeking help from Google, Communication app Truecaller is all set to introduce ‘Video Calling’ soon
The Siliconreview
03 April, 2017

One of the popular & leading communication app ‘Truecaller’ has united up with Google to amalgamate the tech giant's video calling app Duo within the Truecaller app.

"With valuable partners like Google, we are bringing all your mobile communications and transactions under one roof with the safest and most efficient experience possible," said Nami Zarringhalam, co-founder and CSO of Truecaller, in a statement.

As per the agreement the integration of Truecaller with Google Duo will be accessible in the coming months for Android and iOS as a permission-based service, where users will be able to opt-in and out at any time. 

"Video calling should work for everybody, regardless of what platform they are on. Our aim is to make video calling simple, fast and available to everyone," said Amit Fulay, Head of Duo at Google. "With this Truecaller integration, we're able to bring a better video calling experience to millions of new users," Fulay added.

Well that’s not all, along with integration Truecaller also surprised its users by announcing a whole new redesign of the Android app that will comprise a broader collection of features, including SMS filter, Flash Messaging and Truecaller Pay. The SMS filter feature let user to immediately see who has sent an SMS and allows it to filter out all spam messages. While, the Flash Messaging lets user to send quick pre-defined messages to any Truecaller user to let them know if you're in distress, you're on your way, your location, or that you've reached home. To send the quick messages

Lastly, Truecaller Pay allows Android user in India to send or receive money transaction over their mobile phone securely. And to do these transactions, the company has partnered with ICICI Bank. With all this, the company has also announced that TrueSDK -- Truecaller's unique tool for developers -- was contributing over one-third of daily user on-boarding and verifications for its partners.

"Number of apps leveraging TrueSDK has grown by over eight times and daily signups/verifications with TrueSDK have gone up 15 times," the company said.