Twilio API

Twilio
Twilio provides a simple hosted API and markup language for businesses to quickly build scalable, reliable and advanced voice and SMS communications applications. Twilio provides a telephony infrastructure web service "in the cloud", enabling web programmers to integrate real-time phone calls into their applications. Twilio's simple Pay-As-You-Go pricing model means customers pay for capacity only when they need it, not before. Voice applications written on Twilio's cloud solution scale transparently, eliminating programming, operational and contractual headaches frequently associated with rapid growth or traffic spikes. Twilio provides a cloud API for voice and SMS communications that leverages existing web development skills, resources and infrastructure. It minimizes the learning curve required to build advanced, reliable voice communications applications that solve critical business needs. The syntax and programming model are focused on making application development as close to the request/response model of web application development as possible. The API uses a RESTful interface and responses are formatted in XML or CSV.
Specs
http://www.twilio.com/
http://www.twilio.com
Telephony
Voice, Voice, Text-to-Speech, Cloud, Webhooks
XML, CSV, REST
Yes
help@twilio.com
http://www.twilio.com/docs
HTTP Basic Auth over SSL
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API Mashups (358)
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pwtempuser pwtempuser ripstyles phone management

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pwtempuser pwtempuser letmesleep.in

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Wiki By Phone

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pwtempuser pwtempuser ErrorStack.com

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pwtempuser pwtempuser VoiceCal

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Voxilate Silent Auction

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Binary Canary

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Cloud Call Me

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Voxilate translator

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pwtempuser pwtempuser LetsCallMe

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Bad News Robot

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pwtempuser pwtempuser DialWing

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pwtempuser pwtempuser PhoneSimon

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Speed Phone Dating

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Phonzy Audiopost

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Lost & Found Dogs & Cats

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Popup Chinese pronunciation feedback

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Ringpoem

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Dial-THE-Joke

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Pager Duty

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pwtempuser pwtempuser WeatherCalls

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pwtempuser pwtempuser TennisPoint

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pwtempuser pwtempuser oh, don't forget...

greg.tracy
Greg Tracy SMSMyBus

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pwtempuser pwtempuser News Share

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Telepheed

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pwtempuser pwtempuser GroupCall

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Howdy

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Out Loud

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pwtempuser pwtempuser DEAN Alert

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Aumio

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pwtempuser pwtempuser DoorFly.com Agent Notifications

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pwtempuser pwtempuser BookFresh

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Task.fm

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Shout Now

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Twilleetio

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Convoy Call

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Call My Team

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Order Pizza iPhone App

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Goal Prompt

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Better Talking

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Tickets Suck

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Menu-O-Matic

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pwtempuser pwtempuser InstantLoop

greg.tracy
Greg Tracy Ringerous

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pwtempuser pwtempuser RepeaterStore Automated Tracking

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Buzzeromatic

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pwtempuser pwtempuser TweetCall

andrewwatson
Andrew Watson OtherNumber Virtual PBX

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Call My Wall

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pwtempuser pwtempuser TweetToCall

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Escape My Date

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pwtempuser pwtempuser FixMyCity DC

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Mobile Commons

jeffiel
Pockets App

barnabas
Barnabas Kendall ThisLineIsSecure.com

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pwtempuser pwtempuser Tumblr + Twilio Voice Posts

jeffiel
Weather by Phone
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ripstyles phone management ripstyles phone management
Deprecated
Allows customers of ripstyles to call to get a variety of departments in the company including automated order tracking over the phone.
letmesleep.in letmesleep.in
Deprecated
Allows professors to connect with their students when students need them the most: a class cancellation.
Wiki By Phone Wiki By Phone
Deprecated
Wiki by phone gives you access to wikipedia articles via any phone.
ErrorStack.com ErrorStack.com
ErrorStack.com is a new online service designed to help developers manage and analyze their error data.
VoiceCal VoiceCal
Using Voicecal, you have immediate access to your Google calendar just by making a phone call.
Voxilate Silent Auction Voxilate Silent Auction
Implements a silent auction by phone. Bidders can bid on items over the phone and are notified via text message when they are outbid.
Binary Canary Binary Canary
A site monitoring service that will call you if your site goes down.
Cloud Call Me Cloud Call Me
Deprecated
Users with Cloud Call Me can call each other without revealing their phone numbers online. Each phone number is kept private and never revealed to other users.
Voxilate translator Voxilate translator
Voice-enabled language translator for mobile devices. It allows two-way real-time communication between two people who cannot speak a common language
LetsCallMe LetsCallMe
Lets two people connect by phone without revealing their numbers to each other. For use where privacy might be an issue such as online classifieds.
Bad News Robot Bad News Robot
Call someone to tell them bad news without having to do it yourself.
DialWing DialWing
Tracks leads using a unique telephone number so that customers can be tracked when calling instead of just when they enter information into a website.
PhoneSimon PhoneSimon
A simon game for telephone using DTMF tones.
Speed Phone Dating Speed Phone Dating
Allows people to register for 10 minute speed dating seminars that are conducted over the phone. All calls are dialed using a Twilio number for the caller ID, keeping the user's phone numbers private.
Phonzy Audiopost Phonzy Audiopost
Update your Facebook status with a link to the audio over the phone.
Lost & Found Dogs & Cats Lost & Found Dogs & Cats
Deprecated
Lets pet owners post their lost pets and be called if one is found in their area and allows people who have found a pet to be contacted by someone looking for their pet anonymously.
Popup Chinese pronunciation feedback Popup Chinese pronunciation feedback
Popup Chinese allows people to get feedback on their chinese pronunciation by recording a message that will then be listened to by teachers in China during their business hours.
Ringpoem Ringpoem
Ringpoem allows poets to post their poetry online, in their own voice, and share it with the world.
Dial-THE-Joke Dial-THE-Joke
A Twilio clone of the Dial-A-Joke system. The joke with the most votes is considered the featured joke and is played when you call the application's phone number.
Pager Duty Pager Duty
PagerDuty is an alarm aggregation and dispatching tool for system adminstrators and support teams. It collects alerts from your monitoring tools and calls the engineer on duty if there's a problem.
WeatherCalls WeatherCalls
Lets you receive weather updates over the phone. You have access to weather forecasts, temperature atmospheric conditions, wind, sunrise and sunset times and the ability to receive automatic updates.
TennisPoint TennisPoint
TennisPoint Voiceblaster allows teams to communicate with their entire team at once using the phone. A player can record a message and it is sent out to the entire team instantly.
oh, don't forget... oh, don't forget...
Deprecated
Voice reminders sent directly to any phone.
SMSMyBus SMSMyBus
A mobile phone app for finding real-time bus arrivals for Madison Metro (Madison, WI). Just text your specific request to receive real-time arrival estimates.
News Share News Share
NewsShare leverages Twitter to provide up-to-date news. Enter keywords for tracking news. Listen to news.
Telepheed Telepheed
Deprecated
Basic Telepheed features allow you to listen to current trending topics, local tweets in your area and more tweets from any user.
GroupCall GroupCall
Allows Twitter users to host and manage a group conference call with a few simple clicks.
Howdy Howdy
Lets you use any phone to catch up on the most popular topics on Twitter, even when you can't get online. Without signing up, you can call Howdy to hear the top 10 current trends, with an explanation of each.
Out Loud Out Loud
Whether you spend all your time driving or are visually impaired, Out Loud will call you and read tweets in real-time. A Twitter account and Internet access are not required, all you need is a phone.
DEAN Alert DEAN Alert
A communications platform that allows millions of people to be instantly notified.
Aumio Aumio
Aumio sends scheduled alerts to friends and coworkers by e-mail, text, and phone
DoorFly.com Agent Notifications DoorFly.com Agent Notifications
Notify member agents of new customers that are seeking real estate agents in their area. Full buyer/seller details are provided over the phone for deciding whether to work with the prospect.
BookFresh BookFresh
BookFresh is online scheduling and appointment booking application that integrates voice using the Twilio API.
Task.fm Task.fm
Task.fm is your own personal assistant. Send yourself emails, SMSs, or phone call reminders.
Shout Now Shout Now
ShoutNow makes sharing your voice through Twitter, Facebook and phones simple and easy. Instantly share voice messages with your friends, family, teams, employees or customers.
Twilleetio Twilleetio
Twilleetio is a personal branding application that mashes up Twillio, Twitter, and Django to provide a way to phone in short audio segments which are then tweeted by @Twilleetio
Convoy Call Convoy Call
Tries to simulate the simple joys of talking over CB radio on the highway. Just call in and enter the number of a highway and you will be entered into a group chat with other people traveling along the same road.
Call My Team Call My Team
Call your team into a conference on demand. Initiate a conference call by calling (404) 939-4907, entering the 5-digit ID, and then you have your team on the phone.
Order Pizza iPhone App Order Pizza iPhone App
Order Pizza makes it easy to order pizza with your iPhone from any pizza restaurant using the Twilio text to speech engine. As seen in VentureBeat and MacWorld
Goal Prompt Goal Prompt
Tell Goal Prompt what your goals are and how you plan to achieve them, and we'll call you up with gentle reminders to take that next step.
Better Talking Better Talking
Helps job seekers be better at interviewing. Job seekers can practice doing job interviews, share it with their network and get feedback.
Tickets Suck Tickets Suck
Deprecated
No one likes getting tickets because they forgot to move their car. If you have a Twitter account, use the service to call you and remind you to move your car. To get started, just friend @Ticksuck on Twitter.
Menu-O-Matic Menu-O-Matic
Deprecated
An online menu management system for small to medium restaurants. Provides Web, mobile, PDF and text-to-speech menus. To hear a demo dial (877)490-4909 Restaurant Code 36.
InstantLoop InstantLoop
Provides small businesses an interface to enter polling questions, possible answers and tabulates the responses to provide valuable information to the merchant. Formerly called Voicify.
Ringerous Ringerous
Deprecated
Ringerous lets you post to your Posterous blog by phone. Your recorded message is added to the post with an embedded MP3 player for easy playback.
RepeaterStore Automated Tracking RepeaterStore Automated Tracking
Provides an automated order tracking system for customers of the e-commerce business, RepeaterStore.com.
Buzzeromatic Buzzeromatic
Deprecated
Allows subscribers to grant access to visitors, allows visitors to leave voice messages, and allows you to create passwords for frequent guests from a web interface.
TweetCall TweetCall
Deprecated
TweetCall is a new way to reach out to your customers via Twitter. Prompt your followers to tweet their phone number to a hash tag (topic) of your choice, and we'll instantly call them with a custom audio recording. Formerly called TweetCallMe.
OtherNumber Virtual PBX OtherNumber Virtual PBX
Deprecated
Early beta version up in production, many many features in development. OtherNumber is a Virtual IVR/PBX built on Cloud infrastructure.
Call My Wall Call My Wall
Call My Wall allows Facebook users to call in and leave posts on their Facebook wall over the telephone.
TweetToCall TweetToCall
Enables Twitter users to call each other for free, without revealing their phone numbers to one another.
Escape My Date Escape My Date
Deprecated
Makes it easy for people on dates to crowdsource getting out of awkward social situations. Sending a DM to @EscapeMyDate initiates the call for help. Winner of most votes for Women 2.0 Startup Weekend SF 2009.
FixMyCity DC FixMyCity DC
Deprecated
FixMyCity DC provides a tool for reporting public services issues (downed trees, potholes, etc.) to the city of Washington D.C. and received an honorable mention in the Apps for Democracy competition.
Mobile Commons Mobile Commons
Mobile Commons provides many ways for citizens to contact their local representatives in the Senate and Congress, as well as the President of the United States.
Pockets App Pockets App
Send visual voicemail to any Twitter user with Pockets App and Twilio.
ThisLineIsSecure.com ThisLineIsSecure.com
Deprecated
Like a calling card, make outgoing calls through a toll-free number using a personal extension number and PIN. Like a virtual phone extension, your contacts can call a toll-free number and ring through to any domestic phone number or leave a message.
Tumblr + Twilio Voice Posts Tumblr + Twilio Voice Posts
Allows tumbloggers to call in audio posts to their tumblogs from any phone. Tumblr developers built this using Tumblr's posting APIs and Twilio's telephony APIs in less than 3 hours, from concept to finish.
Weather by Phone Weather by Phone
A Twilio howto where you use Python to ask a caller for a zip code, grab the current weather for that zip code from an RSS feed, and read it back to the caller. All hosted on Google App Engine.