TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon: DialTalent, TextAngel Win Top Prizes

Amidst a sea of burrito wrappers, empty Red Bull cans and glowing computer screens, TwilioCon hackers built 47 projects in just 6 hours during last night’s TwilioCon Hackathon. Below find out what was built and who took home the top prizes. Here’s a great recap of the event, and photos are live on Facebook. Thank you to our sponsors Amazon Web Services, Box, Dropbox, Ducksboard, Google, Heroku, Mashery,… Read More

Sip from Twilio is here, Sign up for the Beta

You shared your enterprise challenges with us and expressed what you wanted, and we listened. Today we are opening beta of the latest <Sip> from Twilio capability, allowing you to cloud-enable your existing telecom infrastructure with Twilio. This new feature allows companies to connect their SIP gateways directly to the cloud, with Twilio. Therefore, companies who have heavily invested in very expensive telecom hardware can extend the… Read More

TwilioCon 2012: The 12 Keynote DOers

This morning on stage, Jeff Lawson highlighted 12 teams of people that embody the spirit of challenge and are driving the change we see in the future of communications. These DOers are launching apps that can help the deaf communicate, help people prepare for natural disasters and allow you to control physical devices via the Internet of Things. Meet these developers and entrepreneurs who are building… Read More

TwilioCon 2012: Jeff Lawson Introduces the Newest Twilio Products with Global Reach

TwilioCon 2012 kicked off today with an opening keynote from our CEO Jeff Lawson, sharing the story of where we’ve been, where we’re going and the community of DOers who make it all possible. He also announced Twilio’s latest product updates, global reach and brand new APIs for developers. We look forward to continuing our growth, powered by an incredible community of developers and DOers who… Read More

TwilioCon Gets a Wedgie, Happy Hour Tonight at Bloodhound

You can’t go wrong modelling a product after Pac Man. It’s a classic, it’s recognizable, and it’s what Jimmy Jacobson based his design on for his social polling service, Wedgies. Wedgies brings a real-time twist to social polling, and displays voting data in pie charts and bar graphs similar to designs of Pac Man and Guitar Hero. The emphasis is on making polling fun, accessible and… Read More

Twilio API Now Available Through Windows Azure Mobile Services Platform

joined forces with Microsoft to provide developers with Twilio Voice and SMS through the Windows Azure platform. Today we’re expanding this relationship to include availability on Windows Azure Mobile Services Platform, which enables developers to quickly build Windows 8 and iOS mobile applications connected to a cloud based backend. We’ve already seen users build incredible apps powered by Twilio and Windows Azure, and we’re very excited… Read More

Build your Toolkit with these Platforms and APIs in the TwilioCon Community Hall

Get to know these great companies joining us in the Community Hall at TwilioCon 2012. Each of them offers unique products and services that we highly recommend adding to your toolkit. The Community Hall will be open during conference hours on October 17th and 18th. You can register for TwilioCon online today or in person the rest of this week. Say hello to our friends and learn more about… Read More

Meet these Twilio-powered Companies in the TwilioCon Community Hall

We’re excited to introduce several great companies with Twilio-powered solutions who will be joining us in the Community Hall at TwilioCon 2012. The Community Hall will be open during conference hours on October 17th and 18th. It’s not too late to register for TwilioCon and learn about their solutions in person next week. Here’s a sneak peak at the who you’ll find in the Community Hall: Call Tracking… Read More

TwilioCon Speakers Discuss The Future of Communications, and It’s Personal

This year’s TwilioCon focuses on building the future of communications. We’re bringing together the developers and DOers who are busy creating this future to discuss what communications will look like down the road. To help map this out, we asked our  TwilioCon speakers “What is the future of communications?” One speaker predicts that in the future, we’ll be texting robots more than our friends. The other… Read More