The DOCOMO Dialogue Java SDK can be used to integrate a Java application with the DOCOMO Dialogue API in order to embed Chatbot functionalities. The Dialogue API enables a user to have a conversation with a Chatbot in a natural, informal tone. Input is received in a textual format and a reply is issued that blends into natural conversation.
Facebook has announced the launch of beta access to a new Messenger API feature which will provide support for Instagram messaging capabilities. Facebook is hoping to provide businesses with the tools necessary to improve customer satisfaction and facilitate meaningful conversations on Instagram.
Pusher has released Beams, a push notifications API for mobile app developers. Pusher Beams allows developers to manage device tokens for iOS and Android apps. Developers can also use Beams to trigger notifications based on the in-app activity of users so that users remain engaged with their apps.
Vonage has announced new functionality for their Verify API that aims to streamline the authentication workflow for the company’s partners. These updates include new authentication workflows and events, as well as custom PIN capabilities for more granular control over the authentication process.