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4 Ways Cloud Communications Can Help Secure Financial Applications

September 3, 2015 by Srivatsan Srinivasan // Product//Verify

It’s no secret that user security is critical in the finance vertical. From credit cards to bank accounts, consumers want the satisfaction of knowing that their finances are protected from attacks and unauthorized users. Cloud communications make it easy to verify users, authenticate transactions and keep users up to speed on what’s happening with their accounts. […] Read more »

Building a Phone-Powered Photo Booth with Nexmo’s Voice and SMS APIs

September 1, 2015 by Tim Lytle // Developers//Hack-Worthy//Messaging//Voice

I’m always looking for something interesting to build at developer events. Earlier this year at php[tek], I decided to create a phone-powered photobooth. Turning a user’s phone into the interface for this photobooth meant I could skip all the physical user interface you’d find in a traditional photo booth. No need for buttons to start […] Read more »

Announcing the Nexmo Verify SDK Public Beta Program

August 27, 2015 by Parth Awasthi // Verify

It goes without saying that verifying users is business-critical for organizations that need to securely manage interactions with their customers. Nexmo’s Verify API provides businesses with the ability to provide customers with a code delivered out-of-band, enabling a secure verification process. Today we are announcing the Nexmo Verify SDK Beta program for Android, iOS and […] Read more »

Why Are People Still Using SMS in 2015?

August 26, 2015 by Stephan Schirrecker // Messaging

Short Message Service (SMS), more colloquially known as ‘text,’ is a protocol used for sending short messages over mobile networks. The first SMS was sent in 1992; By 2010, SMS was the most widely used data application, adopted by 80 percent of mobile subscribers. Then, came the rise of the smartphone. Smartphones paved the way for […] Read more »

Improving Call Quality and Decreasing Latency Using Nexmo’s Automatic Location-Based Routing for SIP

August 25, 2015 by Roland Selmer // Product//Voice

Since the early days of Nexmo’s Voice API solution, we have always wanted to empower developers to create great products that utilize voice functionality, without any added complexity.  Currently, Nexmo’s powerful APIs allow our customers to effortlessly voice-enable their products using features like Text-To-Speech, call forwarding or message recording. Our simple SIP trunking service allows our […] Read more »

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