Bria iPad Edition Datasheet

Bria iPad Edition
Data Sheet
Bria iPad Edition
The next step in the deskphone revolution
Bria iPad Edition is a highly secure SIP-based softphone specifically designed for the Apple iPad. With Bria
iPad Edition you can make and receive voice over IP calls using a cellular data network connection, and add
premium features like Video Calls or Presence and Messaging to enhance your mobile softphone experience.
Advanced User Interface
Multiple Call Support
With multiple call support, users can quickly and easily
handle incoming multiple calls, merge and split calls apart,
and place users on hold with a simple tap to the user
interface. The iPad SIP client leverages the award-winning
usability from CounterPath’s desktop softphone to enable
dynamic call handling and increased productivity. With Bria
iPad Edition, it’s like taking your deskphone on the road.
Bria iPad Edition’s intuitive user interface provides:
• Seamless integration and synchronization with
CounterPath’s desktop softphones
• One-touch access to call management options such as
voicemail, call history, contacts and more
• Intuitive in-call management features such as add call,
mute, hold and speakerphone
• Separated navigation panes for easy access to tabs
and content
Multitasking Support
• Popover dial pad is stylishly minimized but easily
accessible at all times
Multitasking functionality allows Bria iPad Edition to run in
• Auto-attendant support
reference other applications while on a call.
PBX Extension
Bria iPad Edition becomes an extension to your PBX! As an
increasing number of business professionals are using the
collaborative tools found in tablet devices to aid in their work
activities, Bria iPad Edition offers businesses an easy way to
replace their deskphone or integrate their enterprises’ voice
solutions within the Apple iOS family.
the background while you use your iPad, allowing you to
As voice communications have become more vulnerable to
the same type of attacks that data has endured over the past
two decades, enterprises are consistently trying to ensure
that any software deployments are protected from vicious
malware and viruses. Unlike other SIP-phone providers, with
CounterPath’s Bria iPad Edition you can take comfort that
your calls are secure with advanced TLS and SRTP. Bria iPad
Edition brings the same strength and protection offered in our
Bria desktop softphone to your mobile device.
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The next step in the deskphone revolution
Premium Features
Video Calls
Want more than just voice calling? Bria iPad Edition includes
Enjoy face-to-face communications with Bria iPad
premium feature add-ons such as Video Calls, Presence
Edition’s Video Calls add-on for iPad 2+. Utilizing either
and Messaging, and advanced audio codecs that can be
the forward or rear-facing camera on your iPad, you can
purchased within the client. Simply go to the Premium
make video calls to your contacts using H.264 and VP8
Features button under the Settings tab to access and learn
video codecs. Picture-in-picture view lets you see how
more about these features.
you look to the person you’re calling and you can rotate
the screen to either portrait or landscape depending on
your needs.
Presence and Messaging
Bria iPad Edition’s Presence and Messaging add-on lets you
connect, send and receive Instant Messages with colleagues in
Audio Codecs
real-time and see when contacts are available. When connected
Boost your audio quality and improve speech clarity and
to a server that allows chatting with multiple contacts at one,
intelligibility by purchasing G.729 and AMR-WB audio
Bria Android Edition facilitates adding up to ten contacts in a
codec add-ons. These codecs provide excellent audio
group chat setting using XMPP. And with Stretto Sync from our
quality over limited bandwidth connections, such as 3G,
Stretto Platform, you message histories are synchronized with
and reduce the amount of data used – saving you even
out Bria desktop or smartphone clients.
more money on your calls.
Where to Buy
The commercial version of Bria iPad Edition is available
on the Apple iTunes Store. For customized versions
of Bria iPad Edition, contact your CounterPath sales
representative for more information (bulk purchases only).
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Standard Phone Features
Advanced Features
• Full SIP compliance – enabling use of any SIP-compliant server
• NAT traversal
- Application managed, server managed or custom configuration options
- Global IP Support
• Multiple account support – up to 16 accounts
• Multitasking capabilities
• Pre-defined VoIP provider list available when adding new accounts
on the Accounts screen
• Media Efficiency and Quality
- Noise reduction
- VAD (Voice Activity Detection)
- Echo cancellation
• Call display and voicemail indicator
• Speakerphone, mute and hold
• Call history – list of received, missed and dialed calls
• QoS (Quality of Service)
- ToS Marking
- DSCP (Differentiated Services Code Point)
• Contact List – leveraging the iPhone Contacts
• Call recording
• Security and Encryption
• Ringtones and contact avatars
- TLS and SRTP (Secure call signaling and audio encryption)
• Multiple call support
- Swap between two active calls
- Merge and Split calls (Three-way conferencing support)
- Call transfer (attended and unattended)
• Audio codecs supported: G.722, G.711, G.729, AMR-WB,
• DNS SRV record lookups
• Call quality statistics
In-App Purchases
• Video Calls - Available on iPad 2+
- H.264 and VP8 codec support
- Support for two quality settings: Lower: (QCIF - 176 pixels by
144 lines) and Higher (CIF - 352 pixels x 288 lines)
• Support for DTMF: the ability to enter numbers to use an
auto attendant
- Via RFC 2833, SIP INFO and in-band
• VPN support
• Presence and Messaging
- For XMPP and SIP SIMPLE protocols, including SMS.
SIP SIMPLE usability subject to VoIP provider support.
- Group chat using XMPP for up to ten contacts
The following accessories are supported:
• Headset with microphone (including Bluetooth™): Bria uses the
ear-piece and microphone on the headset
• G.729 low bandwidth audio codec
- Provides excellent audio quality
- Ideal for connections with limited bandwidth, such as 3G.
- Reduces the amount of data used during a call.
• Headphones (no microphone): Bria uses the ear-piece on the headphone and the built-in microphone on the device
• AMR-WB audio codec
Optional customized branding available for enterprises and service
providers on orders of over 200 softphones for an additional fee
- Wide bandwidth audio codec
- Provides superior sound quality due to a wider speech bandwidth
- Improves speech clarity and intelligibility
Getting Started - It’s as easy as S-I-P!
In order to make and receive calls with Bria iPad Edition, you can either select a CounterPath
Certified pre-defined VoIP provider or input the following SIP credentials from your service
provider into the User-defined Generic Account field.
• Display – If supported, it will be displayed as your
Caller ID; eg. Hudson Jacobs
• Username – eg. 1140
• Password – eg. 123456
• Domain – eg. or
• Voice Mail Number – If supported, the phone number provided by your service provider to
access voicemail
• Outbound Proxy – If required by your
service provider
• Authorization Name – If required by your
service provider
THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED TO YOU FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. The information furnished in this document, believed by CounterPath Corporation to be accurate as of the
date of publication, is subject to change without notice. CounterPath Corporation assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions in this document and shall have no obligation to you as
a result of having made this document available to you or based upon the information it contains.
CounterPath is a registered trademark of CounterPath Corporation, Inc. All other products and services are the registered trademarks of their respective holders.
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