Skype has introduced a new software development kit called SkypeKit.
SkpypeKit will be available in beta on an invitation only basis. SkypeKit for consumer electronic makers will be available on June 23, based on the Linux OS. For desktop developers, SkypeKit will be available for Windows and Mac in a few weeks.
SkypeKit will include APIs for a variety of features, including voice and video calling, instant messaging and super wideband audio, based on the SILK codec.