Next gen telecommunications company Twilio is taking its first step into Europe. The company chose London as its landing site and will begin selling phone numbers in 50 of the most populous area codes in the UK immediately. Application developers can now use the Twilio API to build innovative applications for the London market while enabling the first Twilio to Twilio international calling capabilities. Along with the UK, Twilio is testing its service in a handful of other European countries.
Last Thursday, telecom giant AT&T announced they would be opening several of their "Watson" speech recognition APIs to outside developers in June. While it may be a while before any killer apps hit the scene, a major player like AT&T getting into the speech-to-text API game should not be ignored.
While on the go, trying to type long emails and messages with your thumbs can be clumsy and frustrating. For those busy bodies who chase the clock, being able to dictate messages and emails while being mobile would be a great solution. Voice recognition software systems are just the thing for practicality and convenience; if they're accurate and secure of course. MyCaption is a team of developers who create voice enabled mobile apps and the MyCaption API.