Best New Mashups: August Roundup Featuring Google Maps, YouTube and Twilio

Wendell Santos
Sep. 07 2012, 10:45AM EDT

With the start of September we start to bring summer to a close. With vacations ending and school starting, we usually see an uptick in submissions to our directory which means we see some cool mashups pass our way. This roundup of some of August's mashups includes a biking simulator, a playlist creator using YouTube and more. Read below for more details on each mashup.

Real Indoor - Real Indoor creates realistic biking experiences for users working out on their spin bike or similar devices. Streetview panoramas and the sophisticated physics engine implement real track simulation. Tracks from bicycle directions, GPS recordings or following Streetview panoramas allow for exciting workout experiences. Real Indoor supports control via webcam gestures as well as contrast enhanced streetview images. APIs used include: YouTube, UserVoice, Panoramio, GoogleStreetViewImage, GooglePlaces, GoogleMapsElevation, GoogleMaps, GoogleGeocoding, GoogleDirections, GoogleAJAXLibraries. More at our Real Indoor profile.

Youplaylist.com - An easy way to create music playlists from songs and videos available on YouTube. No ads before a video starts. Save and manage playlists, share them with others and find new albums in the user-created database. APIs used include: YouTube. More at our Youplaylist.com profile.

TTC Pass - TTC Pass is a crowd-sourced project where Torontonians can share their knowledge on the different places to buy TTC metro passes. Anyone can update the map to indicate what pass types are available at a given location and which payment option they support. APIs used include: BuzzData. More at our TTC Pass profile.

PhoneDuty - Route incoming phone messages with PagerDuty. Dispatch incoming telephone voicemails/SMS messages from Twilio according to a PagerDuty on-call schedule. APIs used include: Twilio, PagerDuty, GoogleURLShortener. More at our PhoneDuty profile.

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