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Category: Developers

Princeton Coders Integrate Lyft and Nexmo APIs for Prize-wining Voice Bot Hack

January 11, 2018 Published by // // //

It never ceases to amaze me what builders can create when given tools and the space to collaborate. Case in point: the team of computer science students from Princeton who won the Vonage-sponsored “Best Use of a Vonage/Nexmo API” prize at the Fall 2017 PennApps collegiate hackathon. Their hack (Lyff), a great combination of innovation […]
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Meet Voice Playground, Your Testing Sandbox for Nexmo Voice Apps

December 12, 2017 Published by // // //

We developed Nexmo Call Control Objects (NCCOs) to provide developers with a flexible mechanism for controlling the flow of a Nexmo Voice API call. Developers use this handy JSON array to generate over 15 billion minutes of global voice traffic every year on our platform. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce the release of Nexmo […]
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Bots and AI: How Personal Will Personal Assistants Be?

November 16, 2017 Published by // //

Will AI-powered personal assistants know users well enough to make relevant, personalized recommendations? WIll they then become a channel for advertisers? Microsoft Technical Evangelist Martin Beeby and I discuss. Watch the clip of our conversation here, or scroll below the video to read the transcript. How Personal Will Personal Assistants Be? Martin Beeby (Technical Evangelist […]
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Will Bots Give Rise to Voice SEO and Bidding on Spoken Queries?

November 9, 2017 Published by // //

As users increasingly rely on voice bots and personal assistants for recommendations on their buying decisions, businesses will do all they can to have their products and services listed among the suggested options. Opearlo Co-Founder/CTO Oscar Merry and I speculated on what that experience might be like for users. Watch the video of our conversation […]
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Nexmo at the Swift Summit

November 8, 2017 Published by // //

From October 30th-31st, Swift developers from around the world came together at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, CA, for Swift Summit 2017. The event aims to celebrate the latest developments in the Swift language, iOS, and Xcode 🙌. The conference hosted 21 technical talk sessions, developer labs, an exhibitor hall with sponsors’ […]
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