The Sinch Server .NET Sample Code demonstrates how to create an application to send an SMS. Developers will use a clientapi environment, and in the clientapi, send messages to verified numbers on an account.
When it comes to mobile payments, consumers are more likely to proceed to checkout when a transaction is smoother and doesn't require the inputting of lots of numbers. With that in mind, Payvia recently added two features to its bill-to-carrier mobile payments platform, available to merchants through an API. ProgrammableWeb spoke about those changes and more with company CTO Alek Zdziarski at API World.
The push notification and in app purchase enabler, Urban Airship, has added a long-expected feature to its Urban Airship API. Users can now segment audiences by location using technology Urban Airship acquired from SimpleGeo.
Ocutag, a division of Ricoh Innovations, aims to help apps deliver content to users taking photos. Their aim is to herald a new model of retail. App designers upload images and tag them with information. When users snap pics of the same thing in reality, information can be delivered through the app, such as that appearing in the graphic of the scarf below: where to buy it, details about it, local stores that carry it. What information is delivered is up to the company with the app. The company provides the Ocutag API for integration.