READING, England, February 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —
Sign up to forge by Acision today to receive one free test account, a 90 day free production account, as well as global secure SMS messaging with $5 free SMS credits
Acision, a global leader in secure, mobile messaging and innovator in WebRTC technology, is pleased to announce that it has launched its self-service developer portal, from forge by Acision. To learn more and get instant access to Acision’s latest rich communication APIs and SDKs, developers can simply sign up and activate an account in a few clicks at: http://developer.forge.acision.com.
The forge by Acision portal was purpose built to give developers and enterprises the power to inject smart communication features into their applications (iOS and Android), services and websites, all from the cloud. As a flexible and easy to use communications framework, forge accelerates development time to integrate SMS, IP messaging, notifications, video and voice connectivity, as well as intelligent routing, rich media file transfer, in addition to presence. Developers can enhance the experience of their app, while growing and managing engagement opportunities by implementing peer-to-peer, one-to-many, group communication and personalised calls.
Eric Bilange, Head of the Acision’s Rich Engagement Service Division, stated: "After being recognised for bringing real life scenarios into apps via the forge SDK, with industry award wins from TMCNet and at AstriCon, Acision has merged its expertise in mobile communication services together with the reliability of its carrier-grade products, to provide simple, secure API and SDK access via forge by Acision. The breadth of services, alongside the new self-service interface means that almost anyone can leverage forge to create new applications or add-on services to pre-existing applications, taking us another positive step forward in providing the world of developers with easy access to the latest and greatest toolkits to create the smartest apps."
Through the forge portal, developers now have easy and direct access to a feature rich SDK that enable simple, secure and reliable support for WebRTC and IP services, as well as forge’s SMS API, which enables global connectivity to send messages. Once logged in, developers in the forge ecosystem can reference and download tools and sample applications that enable quick and easy development, to pioneer rich and secure communication applications and services for enterprises and consumers.
All accounts will be provided with the Acision’s latest SDK and SMS features, offering a free test/development account and 90 days free access to a production account with video and voice minutes, IP or SMS messaging bundles and much more. Built with integrated and simple billing, purchasing additional services, minutes and bundles is quick and easy, further accelerating time to market of services.
For those developers wishing to do group messaging and recording, this will be available later in February 2015, when Acision will be releasing the forge SDK 1.3. The SDK will also support push notifications as well as integration with Facebook, Office 365, LinkedIn, Google Plus, GitHub and leading customer identity management platform, Janrain. In addition, distinct levels of end-to-end secure messaging capabilities will be available.
The latest version of the SDK is also be the backbone to fuseMe by Acision, the company’s white-label smart, all-in-one communication app, meaning better alignment with the rich communication needs of the enterprise and providing a fully functioning reference application. Version 2.0 of the forge SDK will be coming in late March 2015, and will provide developers with access to a robust set of voice and video conferencing capabilities. More releases are planned across the year with exciting new features!
In line with this momentum, Acision will be announcing the winners of it first "forgeathon" next week, a rich communications (WebRTC) online app challenge using the forge SDK toolkit. Developers from around the world have been submitting apps created on Android, iOS and/or within a web app, built on the forge SDK to showcase next-generation rich communication capabilities. The winner will take centre stage on the Acision stand at this year’s leading tech events, Mobile World Congress and SXSW Interactive! To learn more visit http://forgeathon.bemyapp.com
To find out more about forge by Acision or view one of our award-winning demos live, get in touch or meet with us at MWC, stand in Hall 8.1 A41 during Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, 2nd – 5th March. Alternatively visit us at SXSW Interactive Trade Show, Austin, Texas, from 13th-17th March, stand 1235.
Acision connects the world by powering relevant, seamless mobile engagement services that interoperate across IP platforms and enrich the user experience creating value and new communication opportunities for carriers, enterprises and consumers across the world.
For more information, visit Acision at http://www.acision.com