Vidyo’s VidyoConferencing 3.0 is a major release including a new desktop conferencing system, a sharing and collaboration system, and two new room system form factors. One of the most interesting features is Vidyoweb that works in browsers to include users of IM clients such as Skype and Google and streamlined experience for guest users on the system.
Openmind Networks, communications services platform, has announced the Openmind API which opens up its up its mobile communications platform to the developer community. Most of Openmind’s feature set becomes available through the API. The API arms developers with a telco-grade communications platform upon which new innovative apps can be built.
Talkray is a mobile application created by TiKL, a company also known for its TiKL Touch To Talk walkie-talkie application for Android and iPhone. Talkray is the company’s broader communications app that allows users to make phone calls as well as send and receive text messages and photos. Talkray’s API makes it possible for developers to add things like voice calling and text chats to their applications.
Pinpointers, market leader in telematics and mobile workforce solutions, offers its entire suite of vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions via a series of APIs. Users simply keep an electronic box in each vehicle to be monitored and GPS sends desired information back to Pinpointers data centers. From driver behavior and fuel economy, to location and route selection, Pinpointers gives companies superior insight into their entire fleet.
Earlier this month, Twilio announced that the company joined the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program and that the Twilio API had been integrated into the Google App Engine. Twilio (in partnership with KDDI Web Communications) has now announced the launch of Twilio for KWC, bringing the Twilio API to the Japanese developer community.
When it comes to winning customers and keeping them satisfied, communication is key. Integrating phone calls and text messages into an application or website is one way to stay actively in touch, and VoiceShot is a tool to help make that possible. VoiceShot IVR (Interactive Voice Response) provides the tools to quickly automate both incoming and outgoing phone calls and send and receive text messages. The VoiceShot API allows developers to integrate this IVR functionality with their own websites and applications.
Twilio, a leading voice and SMS communications company, has announced that the company has joined the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program and has integrated the Twilio API into the Google App Engine.
TiKL, maker of mobile apps Talkray and Touch to Talk, has announced the Talkray API that allows developers to integrate Talkray functionality with third party apps and platforms. The Talkray API enables one on one or group chat, group calls, push notifications, file transfer, and more in a cloud based platform. Although the API can integrate with a wide variety of apps, TiKL expects the largest group of adopters to come from the gaming industry. Accordingly, the API was announced at this year’s Game Developers Conference.
With huge budgets spent on marketing, it’s probably a good idea to keep track of which marketing avenues are working and which aren’t. Call Tracking Metrics is a simple telephone call tracking service that aims at helping users link incoming calls to specific marketing campaigns and in so doing, easily track and analyze the amount of calls received due to that particular campaign. The Call Tracking Metrics API provides access to this functionality.
Idiligo is a web service that aims to make the lines of communication between businesses and customers more streamlined and effective. The company achieves this by providing an online platform that combines real-time video, chat and document sharing that can be a useful tool for things like remote meetings and presentations. The Idiligo Inside API is available to developers who wish to integrate this functionality with other websites and applications.