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Building Smart Notifier @ Aspire Smart Hackathon

Building Real-time Emergency Dispatcher System (Smart Notifier) (Day 1 at Aspire Smart Hackathon)

First I want to personally thank Aspire and ZINC team for putting this really nice Hackathon together. It was really fun today on building a new team of smart IOS, Android and UI engineers to build the idea, “Smart Notifier” an emergency dispatcher system that utilizes the latest and greatest technologies such as CPaaS APIs to provide real-time emergency notifications via SMS, Voice, Push to the right people at the right time along with accurate location coordinates using big data APIs like Twitter, Google to detect and dispatch notifications automatically. .

The idea of Smart Notifier to plug into Big data source (e.g Twitter, Facebook) and or any data source to automatically detect emergencies and notify the right person in the right area at the right time using SMS, Voice, Push, Email and others channels.

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Twilio White-label

Twilio White-label

There is no doubt that Twilio has done a great job marketing CPaaS (Communication Platform as a Service) APIs and SDKs to the developer community and has went from a startup all the way to IPO .

Many apps and services that we relay on today such as ride-sharing apps like Uber and features like two-step verification when accessing our emails and web pages are mostly powered by CPaaS APIs like Twilio.

The Problem

Service Providers want to add CPaaS APIs to their offering, however almost every CPaaS Provider out there (Twilio,Nexmo, Plivo) are  not offering this in order to get the customers directly bypassing the CSPs (Communication Service Providers), they are competing in the market by either slightly less pricing, faster support and other factors  and trying to win the developers attention in order to win the API stickiness into their apps and win the traffic (Voice, SMS, Lookup…).

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2FA (Two Factor Authentication) Jordan

How to implement fast 2FA (Two Factor Authentication) for users in Jordan

In this tutorial we will show you how you can easily send an SMS (Text Message) to mobile numbers in amman , Jordan using RESTFUL  API (Application Programming Interface), in this tutorial we will create 2FA (Two Factor Authentication) which is very useful to secure online transactions, account sign ins, mobile apps, websites and more by providing 2-factor authentication with One-Time Passwords to your users.

Using this REST API, you can send and receive SMS messages, track the delivery of sent messages, and retrieve and modify messages.

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What is programmable Voice API ?

What is a programmabke voice API?

A voice API is a tool for software developers to initiate and receive phone calls with a simple, easy to understand API (Application Programming Interface), in the background, a voice API bridges the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and applications connected to the internet. By using a voice API, software developers can program voice calling into their apps and IoT devices without specialized telecommunications knowledge nor special hardware.

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Unifonic, CPaaS Provider of emerging Markets Closes $21M Series A round

Author: Mike Butcher 

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Those of you familiar with the incredible rise of Twilio, which came along to utterly disrupt the communications world, will be interested to hear that another player plans to do the same, but this time in the staid and tricky area of emerging markets.

Unifonic, which has been dubbed “the Twilio of emerging markets” has today closed a $21M Series A funding round led by Saudi Technology Ventures (STV), and the emerging market specialist fund Endeavor Catalyst, which is backed by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, among others. Other participants include RTF ELM, and Raed Ventures.

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