Mailhook is identical to a webhook and provides instant notifications, however, unlike a webhook, the trigger event is not a HTTP request but rather a new email received at a unique workflow email address.
Mailhooks in the Spojit Flow platform allow users to start a process (Spojit workflow) by sending an email to an email address.
Each workflow in Spojit comes with a unique email address where you can send an email including attachments.
When Spojit platform receives the email, it starts the associated process workflow giving you access to the information extracted from the received email including the sender, subject, content of the body (email html/text), and all attached files in raw data form.
Mailhook, in conjunction with other services such as intelligent document processing (eg. OCR), is most commonly used for in-house process automations in all sectors including retail, banking, insurance, manufacturing, or healthcare.
Some of the examples include