The Verizon ThingSpace SMS API lets applications send time sensitive information to users phones, about devices or sensor readings. The recipients phones can be on the Verizon Wireless network or on other carriers networks. The ThingSpace SMS API allows you to check the delivery status of messages, and receive other notifications about messaging. It provides a way to send SMS messages to phones with time critical information from devices, such as: Temperature threshold warnings and alerts, Sensor alerts for gas leakage, smoke, fires etc., Outage notifications, Low-inventory warnings and more.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Payments and Crowdsourcing. Highlights include an API that returns localized information such as city, currency, language and Risk Assessment Data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.