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This week at Alexa Live 2020, Amazon announced a handful of improvements to the Alexa voice assistant. Updates to the assistant include streamlined access to mobile apps via skills, new AI-driven dialogue management, and a new API for gaming.
Vonage, a global cloud communication services provider, has announced a new developer program called Vonage Voyagers. This new program is intended to help build a developer community that provides the company with product feedback and user-generated content.
Sendbird recently added voice and video functionality for its in-app chat feature, now the company is announcing that the APIs that make this possible are HIPAA compliant. Additionally, Sendbird Desk, the company’s embeddable support feature for chat, social, and video has also achieved compliance.
Back in March of 2020, Microsoft released a beta version of the Call Records API as a part of the Microsoft Graph. This API, which has now moved to general availability, provides information on calls and online meetings that includes usage and diagnostic information.
The new Service API provides a REST interface for publishing and requesting data, making Diffusion available to any programming language that can make an HTTP request – there’s no longer a need to install an SDK and developers can immediately start publishing from a command line.
In this article, we provide instructions on how to quickly implement the Sendbird UIKit for iOS and deploy fully-featured messaging using pre-built UI and messaging UX. Sendbird UIKit for iOS is essentially a combination of user interface tooling and the Sendbird Chat SDK for iOS.
Google this week made more tools available to developers for customizing app interactions with Google Assistant. By releasing Actions Builder and Actions SDK, Google says developers can build their own conversational actions for Assistant faster than ever. Here's what you need to know.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Financial, Payments, and Messaging. Highlights include the ProjectManager API for integrating with project management software, and the Devo API for security ops functions. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
In September of 2016, Twilio launched the company’s Twilio Voice Insights API, a new tool designed to enhance monitoring capabilities during WebRTC calls. The company has recently updated an API changelog that highlights various improvements to the API and associated SDKs.
Porting.com, the leading independent provider of carrier-grade number management solutions, today announced the release of PortControl, the newest API-centric, cloud-based platform to assist carriers with local number porting (LNP) and number management.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Financial, Messaging, and Augmented Reality. Highlights include the YellowSchedule API for scheduling and booking services, and the FaceX API for adding facial recognition functions to applications.
Vonage has announced new functionality for their Verify API that aims to streamline the authentication workflow for the company’s partners. These updates include new authentication workflows and events, as well as custom PIN capabilities for more granular control over the authentication process.
Microsoft has introduced a call records API as part of Microsoft Graph. The API is currently in beta and provides usage and diagnostic information about calls and online meetings. The API provides data for call records, sessions, and segments made through Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business.
Twilio has released its annual State of Customer Engagement Report and to find out more about the report and the trends that it spotlights, ProgrammableWeb's editor-in-chief David Berlind captured a video interview with Al Cook, the company's Vice President and General Manager of AI
Facebook has announced the release of a new beta API that will provide businesses with a method for offering its customers simple follow-up information. The new Messenger One-Time Notification API is designed for situations like price drops of merchandise or changes in availability.
PIKA Technologies, a communications OEM, recently introduced the HMP+X2 SDK. HMP+X2 is a network API for PIKA's Host Media Processing (HMP) SDK. Once integrated with HMP+X2, third party developers can enhance their telephony applications and systems with PIKA functionality.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, and Auto. Some highlights are an API that returns data about Superheros from multiple sources, and an API that uses machine learning for crawling the web.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including DevOps, IoT, and Telephony. An API for receiving information about tagged smart products is featured, and a free API for geocoding and adding embedded maps is also included. Here's a look at what is new.
what3words has announced its new Voice API, powered by Speechmatics. what3words has divided the world into three meter squares, with each square represented by a unique set of three individual words. By using a three word identifier, duplicative and mispronounced street addresses are eliminated.
When Google released the Android 10 beta earlier this year, it introduced the bubbles notification feature. Bubbles are built into the notification system and are used as an alternative to using the SYSTEM_ALERT_WINDOW to present messages on top of the app currently in use.