The Twilio Ruby Helper Library is a gem that allows Ruby developers to issue requests to the Twilio API and generate TwiML. Quickstart tutorials are available to help developers get started with the library.
In a bid for a larger chunk of the unified communications market, CounterPath announced an API for its Bria for Windows communications platform. The Vancouver company produces softphones, which allow users to make Internet phone calls (think Skype and Google Voice) from a computer or a mobile device. Although a relatively small player in the market, Counterpath has a respectable 10 million downloads of its client. Its client consists of X-lite, free, and Bria for commercial use. Bria offers voice and video over fixed, mobile and WiFi networks. It's ability to automatically switch to WiFi, allows users to stay connected while saving money.
In an ever-connected age, there's still something solid about the telephone. Dial a number and you can be talking voice-to-voice in seconds, anywhere in the world. There's a new mashup that builds on top of that old network to record conversations to an MP3 file.
Rev.io, a provider of a usage-based billing platform for telecom and IoT companies, announced today a new REST API that gives the company's customers and partners the ability to programatically access usage-rating, metered billing, customer data, and inventory catalog information.