Shane’s World - Installment 1
RELAY Calling and the 'Consumer' Type

My name is Shane Bryldt, and I have been a software engineer for over 20 years. I am proud to currently be a Senior Software Engineer for SignalWire. Starting with this article, I will be explaining what SignalWire can do, providing examples, and diving into the APIs and features of the platform. I’m also going to be offering my personal engineering insight and ideas on how you can leverage some of the more obscure options you can set.

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RELAY: The Next Generation of Communications APIs
A secure, scalable, real-time API for building advanced communications applications.

RELAY is a suite of APIs exposed via our software development kits that you can download and integrate instantly. It provides an easy, secure, and scalable way to do things like send SMS, make phone calls, start video chats and programmatically interact with all SignalWire services.

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SignalWire - The Origin of Software-Defined Telecom
A reflection on the tough road we've traveled to simplify telecom and how we are dedicated to democratizing the technology.

In the last 20 years we've made amazing strides in the digital transformation of many things.  One of the last frontiers to be fully realized is the telecommunications industry.  The founders of SignalWire started on this journey even before the company started by laying the groundwork for the technology going back to 2005.

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Short Codes Make Their Debut at SignalWire
SignalWire announces short code support, enabling enterprise-grade reliability and highest throughput

SignalWire now enables existing dedicated short codes on our network and will guide our customers in leasing new short codes for use with our services. The power of SignalWire’s APIs can now be coupled with the reliability of short code based A2P messaging, meaning maximum throughput and high deliverability on messaging campaigns.

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How to Switch from Twilio to SignalWire
Cut your billio and start building with the Original Geeks of software-defined telecom.

In order to smooth the transition to our advanced cloud platform, we've developed a backward-compatible language that easily allows coders to switch from Twilio to SignalWire: LāML ;) - Legacy Antiquated Markup Language. With LāML, anyone can convert their existing TwiML projects in a matter of seconds.

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SignalWire RELAY Mobile SDK
React Native real-time communications toolkits for iOS and Android

We've laid out a sample application and few examples of how SignalWire mobile Software Development Kits and APIs are being used for communications in business.

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SignalWire Secures $11.5M Series A Financing Round Led by Storm Ventures
Storm Ventures is joined by Samsung NEXT, AME Cloud Ventures, and a host of SV veterans to fund game-changing cloud communications platform.

SignalWire, Inc., the Original Geeks of software-defined telecommunications and developers of the number one open-source enterprise communication platform, FreeSWITCH®, today announced the closing of an $11.5 million series A funding round.

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Series: Building an Advanced Communications System
Part 3: System Configuration for Voice and Messaging, Setting up a Web Browser Client, and Testing the System.

In this blog post, we will discuss how to: Configure your SignalWire phone number, Configure Voice settings, Configure Messaging settings, Create and receive voice calls to and from the PSTN, Create and receive voice calls to and from different browsers, an Create and receive video calls to and from different browsers.

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Voice and Video Calls in a Web Browser with RELAY
The SignalWire RELAY WebRTC JavaScript library is here!

We are very excited to share with all of our customers the new RELAY for Web Browser Library. This new library from SignalWire will enable voice and video calls between endpoints on the SignalWire network and the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network).

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Series: Building an Advanced Communications System
Part 1 - The tools you need to build your own business communications system with SignalWire CLOUD

In this three-part series, we will discuss the benefits of setting up your own cloud communications system and take you through a demo system we built on SignalWire to show you exactly how to build it yourself.

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Roadmap Insights | Q1 & Q2 2019
It’s been a while since our last Roadmap Insights, and boy have we been busy.

Q1 2019 was a banner quarter with a great many new customers finding value in what SignalWire is helping them build. We shipped several new features previously posted on the product blog

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API in our DNA
Over a decade of innovation in the telecom space.

Reflecting on over 20 years of online technology, I feel there is no more important concept that has emerged than the API.

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  • Product
    SignalWire STACK | Release 20.19.7
    The most powerful communications platform keeps getting stronger.

    For STACK’s new release, we put a lot of work into improving stability and memory management. Highlights from this release include bug fixes, database improvements, plugged memory leaks, repaired database handle cache logic, resolution for a few nasty crashes (especially for those using mod_spandsp), and one fixed regression in mod_fifo.

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    SignalWire STACK | Release 20.19.6
    The most powerful communications framework keeps getting stronger.

    •New packaging available for Debian Buster, CentOS 7 and Raspberry PI (Buster and Stretch).

    •Added MySQL support (via mod_mariadb), we added a Database Module Interface in a previous release.

    •Many bug fixes and stability improvements.

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    SignalWire STACK | Release 20.19.4
    The most powerful communications framework keeps getting stronger.

    The most feature-rich and widely-deployed communications platform in the world just got a little bit better.

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    SignalWire STACK | Release 20.19.3
    The most powerful communications framework keeps getting stronger.

    The most feature-rich and widely-deployed communications framework in the world just got a little bit better.

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    The Future of Morse Code
    Reach out to 838-66-MORSE

    SignalWire is proud to announce the release of a new TTS voice - Morse Code

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    Verified Caller ID & Local Number Portability
    Your existing business phone number is programmable with SignalWire

    SignalWire is now offering a verification process where you can use your own numbers to make outbound voice calls without porting your number to SignalWire.

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    SignalWire STACK | Release 20.19.2
    What's new in release 20.19.2

    The most feature-rich and widely-deployed communications platform in the world just got a little bit better.

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    Message Pools Have Arrived
    Create new Message Pools to leverage multiple numbers in your text campaigns

    We tend to listen to our customers and when they tell us they really need something to make their use of the SignalWire platform more efficient, we do our best to deliver. That’s exactly what happened in the case of Message Pools.

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    Engage Compression
    Pushing more voice through the pipe with G.729

    G.729 is sometimes preferred over other voice codecs due to its ability to compress media (voice in this case) up to 8x more than the other codecs that are typically used in VOIP applications.

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    Programmable Fax in 2019
    Fax in Cloud Communications

    Talking about fax in 2019 reminds me of a skit; “I’m not dead yet!” from one of my favorite comedic groups.

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    Programmable SIP - Connectivity and Routing
    How to add VoIP features to your applications and use SignalWire to route calls to SIP endpoints.

    SIP connectivity (SIP Trunking) and routing allows companies and developers to build out solutions on SignalWire that include SIP endpoints in addition to regular business and mobile phone numbers.

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    Building What's Next in Communications
    SignalWire Product Roadmap Insights

    After hearing the founders share their vision and seeing the progress being made, it was clear that SignalWire was going to have a positively impactful effect on the entire industry. It was also clear that we all wanted the same thing - to build the most innovative development tools of our time and truly empower developers.

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  • Press
    SignalWire Launches Twilio Alternative With Disruptive Pricing
    SignalWire CLOUD now offers Legacy Antiquated Markup Language

    LāML, pronounced “lame-ul”, is a markup language that is feature-to-feature compatible with Twilio’s TwiML, and allows developers to easily migrate communication application traffic to the SignalWire CLOUD platform and take advantage of significantly lower voice and messaging rates.

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    SignalWire's Next-Gen Communication Platform Builds Telephone Gateway to Google Cloud AI

    SignalWire, Inc., a stealth-mode communications startup, today announced exclusive support for low-latency traditional telephone service integration into Google's Cloud AI Dialogflow Enterprise Edition and Cloud Text-to-Speech API products.

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