Twilio rolls out toolkit to voice-enable apps

Users can take advantage of 'Skype-like' voice capabilities, company says

Cloud communications company Twilio has launched a toolkit that allows mobile and Web developers to voice-enable any application, the company announced today.

With Twilio Client, developers can build applications that let users conduct voice conversations, including conference calls. The toolkit could also support call centers, office phone systems, and call tracking tools, Twilio said. Applications covering a wide range of uses could employ the "Skype-like" voice capabilities, including those dedicated to email, customer relationship management, gaming, entertainment, news, chat and social networking, the company added.