Single purpose API
XML, JSON, REST
SXSW Interactive is probably best known now for its size. The event is spread through about half a dozen venues around downtown and greater Austin, Texas. And the parties that happen late into the night can be many Texas-sized blocks apart. It was a perfect place to track the activity--and inactivity--of a bunch of techies. Storing real-world data and making it accessible in the cloud is a growing trend, with a number of devices and APIs to facilitate it. Much of the focus so far has been on health, as it was at SXSW.
BodyMedia provides insight into your body’s physical state through four scientific measurements. It uses a pedometer-like device to measure physical motion and steps, but also has galvanic skin response, skin temperature and heat flux measures. The BodyMedia API will give application developers access to all these metrics on your body’s recent activity. FitBit is in a similar space, but FitBit just doesn’t have as many measurements to use in its applications.
Fantasy Basketball Nerd
||The Fantasy Basketball Nerd REST API in XML and JSON formats integrates basketball data including players, rankings, projections, depth charts, and injuries. Information is retrieved from NBA.com,...||Fantasy Sports||10.12.2016|
||The World Air Quality Index AQI is an API that integrates air quality data into applications. It aims to target sensitive populations such as women who are pregnant, children of younger age, adults...||Environment||09.26.2016|
||Safecast is an international open citizen science organization that specializes in sharing information about environmental radiation and other pollutants. Safecast maintains the largest dataset of...||Environment||09.16.2016|
myTomorrows Medical Trials and Patient Treatments
||The myTomorrows Medical Trials and Patient Treatments API is a read-only service that allows users to discover treatment options and match patients with clinical trials and expanded access programs....||Healthcare||09.13.2016|
||The braapDB API is a gateway to a database of various extreme off-road sports that include ATV, Dirt Bike, Jeep/4x4, and Side by Side (SxS) as well as Snowmobile parks. It facilitates the sharing of...||Sports||09.08.2016|