Today's mashup of the day, the crowdsourced playlist creator, marks telephony-as-a-service provider Twilio's 100th mashup added to the ProgrammableWeb directory. The tremendous interest in the Twilio platform put it in the top five APIs of 2010 by mashup count. In this post, we'll look at three Twilio applications that have recently received funding.
When it comes to winning customers and keeping them satisfied, communication is key. Integrating phone calls and text messages into an application or website is one way to stay actively in touch, and VoiceShot is a tool to help make that possible. VoiceShot IVR (Interactive Voice Response) provides the tools to quickly automate both incoming and outgoing phone calls and send and receive text messages. The VoiceShot API allows developers to integrate this IVR functionality with their own websites and applications.
Most people don’t tend to think of APIs as a potentially life threatening issue. But the folks at Rave Mobile Safety have determined that giving first responders access to a wide variety of data sources can save lives. A new Smart911Connect offering from Rave Mobile Safety allows emergency response centers accessing the company’s Smart911 database to leverage a set of APIs to access everything from building floor plans to healthcare records.