Sunlight Foundation Launches Two Twilio-Powered Apps to Help Prepare You for Election Season

Election season is upon us! As we inch ever closer to the voting booth this November we’ve already begun to see a large number of civic-focused apps, to help inform, educate and empower citizens. Just a couple of days ago, at the Personal Democracy Forum in NYC, members of the Sunlight Foundation took the stage to announce two new, very exciting, Twilio powered apps to the public… Read More

A Twilio-Powered Solution for Libraries: Central Library Consortium's Voice Broadcasting App

Learning, exploring, questioning and doing are all big parts of our culture at Twilio, and there are few places that promote this approach to life as much as our local libraries. Libraries bring people and ideas together, and make knowledge accessible to everyone. Nearly three-quarters of all U.S. libraries provide the only source of free access to computers and the Internet in their communities. So we… Read More

Using SQL to Build a Voice Broadcast Application with Twilio

Austin Henderson is a developer and DOer, with a passion about designing for efficiency, redundancy and integrity in every feasible situation. Below is a detailed description on how to build a voice broadcast app using SQL and powered by Twilio. Austin is the developer behind the projects twiSQL and twiCLI, the post below was originally posted on his blog here. Using SQL Server to Conduct Telephone… Read More

SafetyGrid: Voice and SMS broadcasting to the rescue!

With a Twilio-powered voice and SMS broadcasting app, SafetyGrid provides families with peace of mind. U.S. Army Sergeant Jim Hankins has been on a mission to use technology to improve personal safety ever since he lost a friend on September 11. The day of attack, Hankins’ friend Randy was working as a contractor at the World Trade Center. “After American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the North Tower,… Read More