The Twilio Erlang Library by Ryan Huffman is an Erlang library that was developed to communicate with TwiML and the Twilio API. Developers can use it in a traditional module usage or in extended TwiML. Twilio provides a simple hosted API and markup language for businesses to quickly build scalable, reliable and advanced voice and SMS communications applications.
In this interview we talk with Thomas Howe, winner of the O'Reilly Media and StrikeIron ETel 2007 Mashup Contest with his application After Hours Doctor's Office. He developed this inventive and useful application on top of a variety of web service APIs including the StrikeIron SMS Pro API, the Amazon Mechanical Turk API and the Tellme service.
Google has announced a large overhaul of its Cloud Speech-to-Text product (formerly the Google Cloud Speech API). Google Cloud Speech-to-Text now supports a selection of pre-built models, automatic punctuation, recognition metadata, and standard service level agreement (SLA).