Secure Quorum Streamlines Incident Management Powered By Twilio Conference

People panic in emergencies. It’s hard for us to walk and not run to the nearest exit. It’s hard for me to not call for help when I can’t find my keys. Secure Quorum is trying to bring organization to crisis and incident management, making it easier for businesses to handle emergencies. Secure Quorum is an emergency management application that helps get the right information to the… Read More

London Calling: Parties, Partnerships and Ringing in 2013

This month we threw a kick ass party for all the DOers in London. What’s the Twilio recipe to celebrate an amazing year? Take a bunch of arcade machines, bowling lanes, pool tables and Karaoke, put them on free vend, add 400 developers, mix, then smile. If you came along we hope you had a blast. If you didn’t, why not! You can relive the night… Read More

TwilioCon Keynote Videos Live: Jeff Lawson and Evan Cooke

This past October, TwilioCon 2012 brought together the DOers and the developers building the next generation of communications. It was incredible to gather all these people in one space for three days of sessions, keynotes and serious hacking. We know some of you couldn’t make it to San Francisco, so we’ll be posting all the full session videos online starting with two keynote talks from Twilio… Read More

Building a Real-time SMS Voting App Part 2: and Highcharts.js

This is the second in a multi-part series of blog posts on building a real-time SMS voting application using Node.js. In part one, we created the Node.js application, set-up the CouchDB database and captured incoming votes over SMS with Twilio. In this blog post, we will create a chart that displays the status of the voting and update that chart in real-time using Now that… Read More

Interview with SmartThings: How a Faulty Pipe Unlocked The Internet of Things

Join the discussion on Hacker News How can the internet help when you’re halfway to work and you realize you didn’t lock up your apartment? What about when your dog runs away, or you leave all the lights in your house on? SmartThings is working to unlock the Internet of Things and make everyday things like your house, your car, and the lights in your office… Read More

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Text Message: History of the SMS

From sharing our favorite emojis to reaching millions in just one text message, SMS is something we couldn’t imagine communications without. Today we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of communications’ defining mediums. Below is the history of the SMS, as told by Twilio.  Sources