Questions tagged [communication]

Communication Software is used to enhance the ability of individuals to exchange information. Don't use this tag if a more specific one applies.

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Realtime sharing of secret notes

Looking for a website where a Writer can type secret notes into a "chatbox" using his browser on his laptop, notes which can be read by a Reader in realtime. (The Writer will inform the ...
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Anonymous group video calls

I'd like to have a work meeting where all members are anonymous. Using Zoom and forcing all participants to download third-party software (such as video filters and voice changers) is not an option ...
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good software to practice communication skills

I stammer at times and this is becoming a big obstacle for me in any interviews and in daily life.I am trying to overcome this by practicing Read out the article by seeing and record it Say some ...
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A real time character-by-character texting app?

This is the task I want to accomplish. I want to try a kind of therapy where the therapist reads my thoughts over text in real time and I read her thoughts over text in real time. This is accomplished ...
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(Video) communication software/dashboard for elderly people

I recently came across this product: KOMP. It is a display that (elderly) people can put in their homes and their family members can "control" it remotely with their phones. So even if my grandparents ...
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Serial console to send hex-bytes (COM port)

I'm on Windows 8.1 and I need a program that allows me to send a hex encoded byte array to a COM port on my computer and then receive an ascii string over that same COM port. I tried the serial ...
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Cost-free alternative to slack where channels can be set as "open"

I'm looking for a cost-free alternative to slack where channels can be set as "open" so people can join without having to be invited (slack has this feature but only when paying) In other words, this ...
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Low delay and low throughput communication between Java and Python

I am creating a game where the engine and graphics are running on Java, and one of the players which is AI controlled, in Python. I need to setup some communication method between these two, with the ...
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PIM focused on conversations and goals, with communications protocol compatibility, for Linux or Android?

I need software that can help me keep track of what I said and what people said to me. I need to be able to record conversations, bookmark what people said so I can review, keep notes, draft replies, ...
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Open Source Push to Talk server / client

I'm looking for open source push to talk PTT soluton like Zello for >1k users, with on premise server and mobile and desktop clients. Appreciate for any advice ;)
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C++ library for peer to peer communication over internet for desktop application

I am looking for a C++ library for peer to peer communication over internet for a desktop application. The library should contain the code for client machine and Signalling/Handshake server. It should ...
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Email tool for sending internal company newsletters?

I work in Corporate Communications and one of the things my team wants to do send out internal email newsletters. Right now, everything is sent out using Outlook, which doesn't allow for responsive ...
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What software for local VOIP Intercom (Linux Server, Smartphone app)

I am looking for a wireless intercom solution where I can at least have 5 Clients (4 Camera Ops and one Video Director). It needs to be able to do the following: Works completely Locally over wifi (...
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customer process notification workflow

I am looking for a software/app or cloud service that would help me manage the following scenario. I have customers who would apply for a service, I need to update them every time there is a change in ...
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Send messages between Uinx pc-s in different networks and access these by python

Is there a free (of cost) software (chat, some API etc.) which allows me to send non-encrypted text messages from one Unix pc to another and read in these messages by a python script? The 2 pc-s can ...
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Telnet client for Android

I looked on the Play store for Telnet Client and saw one by ClockworkMod and thought "Oooo, a reputable client!" but the permissions scared me off. There was another that required GPS ...
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Software to queue human interactions and stay focus

I'd like to put some more deep work on my team. Do you know if there is any small utility to show the rest of the team that I'll be focus until a given time and allow to leave a message ? I see that ...
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Connect 2 numbers through call api twilio

I need a Twilio API which when hit should first call the customer support agent (person1) and when he picks up the call it should redirect the call to the customer (person2). Current situation: When ...
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Free web or desktop (OSX/Windows) software to allow free video conferencing for large groups (10+)

Which free software allows many (10+) people to video conference for free? It must: Be easy to sign up to Be free for many-user video conferencing (whether or not it charges for other things doesn'...
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Can you think of any way in which "normal people" can contact me (one-way) with messages in a secure, anonymous (for me) manner?

I'm trying to be able to receive incoming messages from "the general public", in a way which: Does not reveal my identity to the person contacting me, or to any company/entity. Does not cost money. ...
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Is there a P2P/decentralized "e-mail alternative" which more than 10 people in the world use?

I'm trying to provide a way for myself to reach people who contact me through what is essentially a website form. The problem with e-mail, the obvious contender, is that it's inherently insecure and ...
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Paging app for teams

I need an iOS (Android would be a bonus) application that allows me to send "jobs" out to my team members in which they can respond to. It’s like a paging app, where I can ask for help on a job and ...
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Client Communication Tools For Web Dev/Design Projects

This is in regards usually to the rounds of revisions or edits that come during or post-production of a web project. Most projects do not have many rounds of this because we are very thorough in ...
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Alerting system that receives and sends alert to multiple channels based on rules

Does anyone know of an alerting system that has at least the following features Receive alert via email or API Able to send alert to various channels such as email, SMS, phone, instant message (such ...
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Contact and communication management software

I want something like CRM for sales (such as HubSpot). But the problem with HubSpot is that it's very focused on selling. What I don't want: marketing, sale tracking, email campaigns. What I want it ...
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Android phone call receiver with voice record in WAV format

Are there alternative apps for receiving phone call in android, that allows you to record the phone call audio (incoming audio) in a raw format such as WAV? I also don't want it to perform any sort of ...
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Creating readable polls with many time slots (Doodle-like)

What I would like to achieve I am organizing a meeting with people from different institutions and companies, and I would like to use an online polling tool, like Doodle, to let them choose dates and ...
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Team chat with native Android/iOS apps, all open source (alternative to Slack)

My team uses Slack and want to replace it with a self-hosted open source alternative. Absolute requirements: Open source (server and ALL clients) Self-hostable Rock-solid native apps for Android and ...
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Client Communication Management Software (Letter generation and management)

I'm looking for recommendations in the client communication area. Essentaly its document generation, dis Generate communications in multiple formats e.g. PDF, Html, email, post with data sourced from ...
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Replacing Discourse and Slack with a single platform?

(Initially posted in Community Building but it was recommended I post here too.) TL;DR: Are there tools/platforms that can replace both Discourse (forums for end users) and Slack (chat for developers)...
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Public chat for virtual coworking

I want to create virtual coworking chat room, where people can share what they are working on and talk to earch other, while working on their every day tasks during a day. So I need hosted chat ...
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Software for communicating through google chrome (or any browser)

I don't know if there is a way to do this, but I assume there is a hackish way (as there almost always is). Say I am logged into Google Chrome using my gmail (and so all my web extensions, ...
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Internal communications app/framework for alerting demographics of people within organization of IT related issues

Need a secure, low-cost (preferably HIPPA compliant and opensource) app or framework that can be used to alert people (based on customizable categories) within an organization of IT related issues and ...
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Streaming data from local serial port to off site web server (and back?)

In my project I have a teensy 3.1 reading and decoding NMEA strings coming in from an EM-406 GPS module. That data, after being decoded, is sent over serial through an xbee into my computer where I ...
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Is there a slack integration or app which provides running HTML+CSS+JS code snippets?

I have recently set my students with hipchat just because I liked an integration on hipchat called HTMLCanvas. But unfortunately this integration does not allow including external JavaScript libraries ...
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Does anyone knows a tool to manage internal dev team issues?

Right now I am part of a team developing a marketplace, and we have a internal problema which we are searching for a tool to solve. Basically what happens is that we often stumbled upon some problems ...
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Email management tool for teams

We are currently searching for an email management solution with specific requirements: We should be able receive e-mails through a shared inbox. Team members should be able to pick up conversations ...
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network cutting software

There's a whole bunch of cellphones in my room (15 in total) and during some days in the night I'd like to cut the network connection to all of them at once so they don't disturb me, doing this one by ...
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One way LAN messaging

I'm looking for one way LAN messaging software for Windows. I have found this. It does exactly what I need, but for our network, (approx 400 users) it is just too expensive. My requirement are: one ...
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Is there a collaborative email program targeted to corporate communications departments?

We have a communications team that needs to share a mailbox on both PC and mobile devices. They have been using a common Exchange account and Outlook with a shared password but we've made an effort to ...
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Team social network, with collaborative inline PDF commenting

My small business (<20 employees) is looking for an internal social network platform to replace Yammer. Yammer recently binned its inline PDF commenting system, which we used a lot to group proof ...
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Private Web app for a couple, similar to social networks and team communication tools (self-hosted & free/libre)

I’m looking for a Web app which two people can use to plan their free time together and share parts of their lives with each other. A platform for a couple or best friends. For the fun, not for the ...
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Panic button app that specify emergency type

Can anyone recommend a panic button app for a mobile device that allows you to choose the type of emergency and instructed the receivers of the distress call what to do. For example: In the case of ...
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Free calling over Wi-Fi with minimal permissions

I'm looking for an Android application that can make and receive calls over the internet using a normal US number. SMS is a bonus, but not required. My main problem with the many that I have found is ...
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Threaded or topic-centric group chat app?

I'm not a highly social person, so I don't have loads of friends I'm always keeping in touch with -- I hate social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, etc. I suppose I also don't care enough about ...
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Voice chat app that does not reveal my IP or other real-world details to other users

I am looking for a way to voice chat without giving other users my info (IP address and other computer mumbo jumbo) Without being able to be tracked and not paying for one of those VPN things. Sorry ...
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Software as a replacement for a mobile phone with its own number

I'm looking for software/app which provides service for two-way communication (text and voice calls) to use as replacement for my mobile, so I can communicate with people who has mobile phones, but I ...
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Android app to speak out of my wife's phone without having to call her

Looking for a free Android "intercom app" that allows me to speak out of my wife’s phone without having to call her. I mean "any time", "any place". Bonus points if there is a Windows version I can ...
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App that allows a deaf person to record the conversation with a hearing person

I am deaf and I am searching for an app that allows me to have a conversation with a hearing person using iPhone 6c iOS 9.2.1. It will help me if I need to talk with a person and not having a "live" ...
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Imageboard-like forum system available for public usage?

Is there any imageboard-like forum software? I mean something like imageboard, but with users and forum features (like PMs, reputation and stuff). If you could imagine something like Facebook with ...