Last night over 200 developers gathered after Twilio Conference sessions wrapped up to hack on the Twilio Client iOS Beta and Twilio Connect. Without futher ado we are excited to announce the finalist hacks, who will be invited on stage to present 2 minute lightning demos at 3pm today right before the Twilio Fund finalists take the stage.
Betwext Talk – SMS between browser and phone – real time update thanks to pusher – caller ID on the phone from NumberGuru
Team Members: Jonathan Kressaty (@kressaty), Chuck Reynolds (@chuckreynolds), Scott Yacko (@scottmyacko), Chris Conrey (@conrey) – all of VUURR (@vuurr)
Custard – A simple customer support platform that lets you add a call center to any of your websites.
Team Members: Christian Fernandez @chriszf, Robbie Trencheny @robbie, David J. Phillips @davjphillips, Jesse Sung @357jesse
SportsSignup.com Roll Call – Send out notifications to all your team members to see if they’re going to make it to your game or practice.
Team Members: Francis Spor, Anthony Bruno
PresenTweet – Tweets for you while you’re giving a presentation. As you edit your presentation, you can save tweets you want sent as you move to a new slide.
Team Members: Thomas Karren
Yap.io – Submit questions at a conference via an iPhone app, make a voice recording, and let the presenter play it back on stage using the event audio system (would be quite useful for TwilioCon!)
Team Members: Bryan Moyles, Matt Williamson, Eli Finkelman, Meir Cohen
Sidebox Nearby Network – A simple way to find currently available local service providers, like plumbers and electricians.
Team Members: Barry Harkness, Billy Coover
Qwestioned – Adding a voice element to Q&A websites to faciliate more realtime
Team Members: Ryan Resella @ryanresella, Chris Bennett