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Category: Hack-Worthy

Nexmo Powers Innovative Ride-Hailing Chatbot

April 3, 2017 Published by // // //

What happens when the clever builders at Vonage Garage get a hold of the Nexmo Platform? Innovation, that’s what. Case in point: Tzahi Efrati, Senior Director of Innovation at Vonage, used the Nexmo SMS API, the Google Geocoding API, API.AI, and our virtual numbers to develop a conversational ride-hailing application with a chatbot interface (a “cab bot” if […] 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 »

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 […] Read more »

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

September 1, 2015 Published by // // // //

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 »