The Bandwidth Node.js Sample Code by Bandwidth demonstrates API interaction, providing DolphinApp, ChaosConference, SipApp, and TranscriptionApp. Such projects display how to integrate voice, conferencing, and transcription features.
BroadSoft's recent announcement of their new RESTful API and the supporting mashup contest is another sign that larger telephone operators will soon support "Web as a Platform" application development.
Aria Solutions announced an API-based softphone solution that brings Salesforce CRM and Cisco telephony platforms together in a single solution. The Velocity Softphone is available on the Salesforce AppExchange and eliminates the need for agents to flip back and forth between various platforms.
Ask Ziggy, best known as the "Siri for Window's Phone," has launched the Ask Ziggy API, which enables natural speech processing within any app. The API enables speech processing, but must be used in conjunction with other speech services to complete the offering (e.g. Nuance, AT&T, etc.). Ask Ziggy expects the API to be used primarily for enhanced in-app search features; however, the opportunities extend much further than basic search.