You may never quite catch him in the flesh on Christmas Eve, but Santa’s coming to life in a whole new way this year thanks to a project by cloud communications platform Twilio.
Parents can now give their little ones the chance to have a personal phone chat with an adorably squeaky-voiced elf from the North Pole through the SantaPhone project.
The project allows people to schedule a phone call anytime between now and Dec. 25 by listing their name, email and mobile phone number.
Mashable rang the SantaPhone line and spoke with Santa’s Helper #30012, an automated chat bot whose painfully cute vocals sounded sort of like Alvin and the Chipmunks. Read more…