The Bandwidth Node.js SDK by Bandwidth provides users with tools that assist with using the Bandwidth API. Some of these include: application management, controlling bridges between calls, searching free local or toll-free phone numbers, sending and listing SMS/ MMS, managing recordings, and more. The Bandwidth API allows users to make calls to get information about an account, get a list of transactions made on an account, as well as calls for phone numbers, messages, calls, media, applications, errors, and other resources.
Bandwidth's SMPP-based SMS will be used to seamlessly connect with carriers in the U.S. According to the press release, Nexmo has become a new wholesale SMS customer using using short message peer-to-peer (SMPP) protocol. In separate email interviews I talked about this with Steve Leonard, EVP and GM at Bandwidth, and then with Nexmo's CEO and co-founder Tony Jamous. First, the interview with Bandwidth.
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.
The changes to the Twitter API continue to upset, confuse and frustrate developers. The latest feature of the Twilio Voice API allows anyone to make complete call queues and the Twilio team is sharing some code for creating a metrics dashboard. Plus: hackathon winners, DoubleClick API updates and 24 new APIs.