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Webinar: Getting Started with Nexmo Voice and WebSockets

February 15, 2017 Published by // //

With the recent addition of WebSocket support, the Nexmo Voice API allows you to connect a voice interface to just about any endpoint. You can now push voice beyond the standard phone system and VoIP. WebSockets opens the door to new voice integration use cases, such as server-to-server communication between the Nexmo Voice API and speech AI […] Read more »

Add Two Factor Authentication (2FA) to an Android App with Nexmo and Firebase Login

January 30, 2017 Published by // // //

The Firebase Auth Quickstart provides a great tutorial on how to add authentication to your application, but without two-factor authentication (2FA), it’s a bit insecure! Adding an extra layer of security to your application is simple using the Nexmo Verify SDK. Let’s get started! Grab the sample app Start by cloning the GitHub repo in […] Read more »

Adding Phone (SMS/TTS) and Biometric Verification to Your iOS Application

January 18, 2017 Published by // // // //

Two-factor authentication (2FA) adds an extra layer of security for users that are accessing sensitive information. There are multiple types of 2FA, such as: Something you know (username, password) Something you have (your phone/SIM) Something you are (Biometric Fingerprint or Retina Scan) In this tutorial, we’ll cover how you can add all three of these […] Read more »

How to Make an Outbound Text-to-Speech Phone Call with Node.js

January 12, 2017 Published by // // // //

This is the first of a two-part Voice API tutorial on making and receiving phone calls with Node.js. It continues the “Getting Started with Nexmo and Node.js” series, which followed our Getting Started series on SMS APIs. See links to prior tutorials in these series at the bottom of the post. The Nexmo Voice API […] Read more »

Extending IBM Watson Project Intu to the Phone Network with the Nexmo Voice API

January 4, 2017 Published by // // // //

You probably already know about the amazing IBM Watson. In case you don’t, it is a cognitive technology that can think like a human, using a combination of AI (artificial intelligence) and sophisticated analytical software. With Watson, you can analyze and interpret all of your data, including text, images, audio and video. Recently at the […] Read more »

Streaming Calls to a Browser with Voice WebSockets

December 19, 2016 Published by //

We recently announced WebSocket support within our new Voice API. The initial use cases for this are around server-to-server communication between the Nexmo Voice API and speech AI platforms such as IBM Watson or Amazon Alexa. However, I’d like to show you a little demo we built for our booth at AWS ReInvent that shows […] Read more »

Welcoming the newest Developer Advocate to the Nexmo DevRel Team: Chris Guzman

December 5, 2016 Published by //

Howdy! I’m Chris and I’m excited to join the Developer Relations team at Nexmo. I’m based out of beautiful Baltimore, Maryland. Before joining Nexmo I worked on Ruby, Android, and iOS apps at Groupon. Outside of work I focus on co-organizing the Baltimore Hackathon and Baltimore’s Google Developer Group. I’m super passionate about helping others […] Read more »