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Microsoft has announced plans to move Azure Communication Services, the suite of communication tools that power Microsoft Teams, into general availability for developer use. This technology had recently been demoed at Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference for developers.
Twilio has provided an update for developers on the status of the beta Video Recording Rules API, which will now move into general availability. The API helps developers handle call recording at a far more granular level than previously possible. Twilio has also added new code samples.
For Zoom, 2020 was a rocket ship that blasted the company’s value well past the Kármán line and into rarefied air, with much of this success being built on the back of the company’s mobile and desktop applications. The company is now hoping to further expand its reach via a new Video SDK.
Facebook has added IGTV metrics to the Instagram Graph API. Developers who have already upgraded to the latest version of the API will immediately be able to access the new datasets. IGTV is a standalone application that Instagram developed to allow for more immersive long-form content.
Simbo.ai, a provider of medical record documentation products, has announced a new API that will allow healthcare providers to create voice-based Electronic Medical Records (EMR) programmatically. The new SimboAlpha API leverages automated speech recognition to power its feature set.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Notifications and Biometrics. Highlights include an API that can determine if a user is spoofing a face login with in image instead of a real face and an API for converting JSON to Slack, Telegram and other channels.
Impact, a division of Lingo Communications’ Telecommunications business, has announced the launch of a new API for toll-free services. The company partnered with RouteTrust on the development of the API and intends to streamline acquisition and provisioning on the network.
The McAfee Advanced Threat Research (ATR) team has recently discovered a vulnerability in a video calling SDK provided by Agora.io that could have allowed attackers to join calls uninvited and unannounced. The vulnerable SDK was in use by various connectivity applications.
Livestorm announced the release of its public API. The API will provide Livestorm's customers and integration partners with a new way to access their data, automate processes, and connect Livestorm with any other leading marketing or sales applications with just a few lines of code.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Restaurants, Travel, and Voice. Highlights include the Courier API which offers notifications services for all channels, and the Replica API for creating customized AI voices. Have a look at what's new.
RingCentral has added a new API that is designed to allow developers to better manage real-time voice and video analysis and transcription. The new Call Supervision, Monitoring, and Streaming API leverages Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence for enhanced audio analysis.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Audio, Customer Service, and Compliance. Highlights include an API that returns brand logos and information about brands, and an API that offers clown sound effects. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Sendbird has announced several updates to its chat offerings that the company hopes will allow developers to better adapt to a communication environment that has been reshaped by COVID-19. These Updated include new partitioning options for Open Channels, IP whitelisting, and message threading.
Twilio has provided a new resource that will allow developers to programmatically access individual call events. This information, which was previously only available via the Twilio Console, can now be accessed by integrating with the Call Events resource.
Google announced a new Transcoder API preview. It empowers users to create consumer streaming formats for direct-to-consumer content. This is the first Google API in a series to come for the ddirect-to-consumer market that has exploded in recent years and accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Non-Profit, Messaging, and Recognition. Highlights include an API that provides electoral vote data and an API from Sinch that aggregates messaging services. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Sinch has announced the release of a new Conversation API that is designed to simplify the unification process of messaging across myriad channels and technologies. With the pandemic pushing the global workforce into remote environments communication fragmentation has increased exponentially.
Facebook has announced the launch of beta access to a new Messenger API feature which will provide support for Instagram messaging capabilities. Facebook is hoping to provide businesses with the tools necessary to improve customer satisfaction and facilitate meaningful conversations on Instagram.
RingCentral, Inc., a provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, today announced a new high-volume SMS service that enables businesses to send SMS messages and updates to their customers rapidly.
Today, communications platform provider Twilio announced three new products: Twilio Video Web RTC Go, Twilio Frontline, and the Event Streams API. These new products illustrate the point that organizations using an API-led approach can respond in an agile way to new challenges in the marketplace.