The Twilio.js library allows developers to establish audio connections between a web browser and a Twilio Application. Including the Twilio.js library gives developers access to a couple of objects. One, Twilio.Device, allows one to make outbound connections, accept incoming connections, and set up connection event handlers. Another object, Twilio.Connection, allows an application to interact with a call as it is happening -- mute, unmute, or send DTMF tones. The extensive documentation includes a Quick Start option.
And you thought that faxing was a thing of the past. At Phaxio, it's so new that it doesn't even use XML. The JSON-only Phaxio API lets you send faxes for 7 cents per page and you can get a confirmation of each fax’s total cost through the API itself. Account level information is available as well. Detailed information about all faxes sent over a specific time period can also be retrieved from the API.
At the Enterprise Connect 2014 conference today Cisco announced it will be working more closely with Google to integrate conferencing services with various Google APIs. Rowan Trollope, Cisco senior vice president for collaboration, and Rajen Sheth, a product manager for Google Enterprise, took the stage to show a prototype of the Cisco Webex conferencing service running on a Chromebook. In the future, Cisco and Google will make it possible to launch WebEx directly from Google Calendar and start an instant meeting from the Google Contact Card and the Google People widget. Users will also be able to connect with others by clicking on phone numbers or extensions displayed in Gmail or Google Apps.
Twilio has announced that support for RCS (Rich Communications Services) Business Messaging has been added to its communications platform. The company also announced the availability of Rich Messaging Extensions which enable native RCS capabilities supported by Twilio channels.