In Context

The next-generation communications blog from Nexmo


Nexmo Voice API Demo: Bridging Telephony and AI Platforms with WebSockets

November 30, 2016 Published by // // //

Using the Nexmo Voice API‘s native WebSockets support, Developer Advocate Sam Machin demonstrates how the new API can easily bridge between telephony and powerful platforms like IBM Watson. Watch him demonstrate a one-way audio stream directly to a browser, an innovative technique with endless possibilities. The video (running time: 5 minutes) was recorded at TADSummit […]
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Olia Joining the Developer Relations Team

November 22, 2016 Published by //

Hello! My name is Olia and I’ve recently joined the Developer Relations team at Nexmo! I was born in Russia, grew up in Spain and for the past 10 years London’s been my home. I originally come from Interactive Design background, but for the past 5 years I’ve been working with APIs and developer communities, […]
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Live Streaming php[world]!

November 16, 2016 Published by //

We’re really excited to be at php[world] again this year! Like last year we’re live streaming the keynotes. So if you can’t make it this year, just save a link to the live stream: Elephpants! Have you gotten your Nexmo ❤️ Elephpants shirt yet? If not make sure you grab one at our php[world] booth. […]
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Webinar: Create Compelling Communications Experiences with SMS

November 15, 2016 Published by // // // // //

Most of us are familiar with SMS — it’s an age old telecommunications technology that has existed for decades. But SMS has evolved from a person-to-person communication channel to a critical communication method for business-to-consumer (B2C) interaction. In this webinar recording we explain why SMS is even more relevant today, walk through innovative SMS use cases, and how the channel […]
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Announcing WebSocket and SIP Early Access and Integration with IBM Watson

November 9, 2016 Published by // // //

In September, we launched the new Nexmo Voice API, part of the Vonage API Platform. It’s an easily accessible API for developers to build voice applications in the cloud using familiar tools and languages. By using Nexmo Call Control Objects (NCCOs) based on a JSON schema, developers can build powerful voice applications including conferencing, call control […]
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Nexmo ❤️ Elephpants at ZendCon

November 8, 2016 Published by // //

As expected, ZendCon was a blast and a great kick off to our fall tour of PHP conferences. It’s always fun to spend time with the PHP community, and show off our new elephant swag! Talks and Tutorials I had the opportunity to give both a talk and tutorial this year. While PHP is known for serving web […]
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Improve and Secure Your Customer Experience with Phone Verification

November 8, 2016 Published by // // //

Online businesses across a variety of industries are rapidly gaining customers by giving users faster, easier, and more cost-effective access to their services. Whether in fintech, social networking, e-commerce/marketplace or gaming, these businesses must implement strong security controls for new registrants, and user authentication is a critical step in the user flow. In our newest infographic, we […]
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Top Ways to Improve Your App’s User Engagement and Security with SMS — Part II

November 1, 2016 Published by // // // //

Last week I shared Part I of this series and covered four ways to enhance your applications with SMS.  I highlighted the advantages of SMS over other customer engagement channels in terms of reach and engagement. With SMS you can reach up to 6 billion people with read rates of up to 95% and engagement rates […]
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