Of the many APIs we published this week, twelve were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those twelve, which included Google's many newly released APIs. Included in Googles recent releases are the Content Experiments, Cloud SQL API, CalDAV, and the CardDAV APIs. To give a background on each, the CalDAV API allows developers to manage their calendar, the CardDAV to manage contacts, the Content Experiments allowing for Google Analytics to be used for A/B testing, and finally the Cloud SQL API to perform certain tasks for MySQL database. To learn more about these APIs, visit the Google page as well as the Google API blog post.
For developers looking for an easy way to collect videos from users' webcams for a variety of applications, CameraTag could be just the thing. The company provides an the CameraTag API that makes it possible to add webcam video recording to websites with just one line of code. The folks at CameraTag are quite confident that their product is better and more cost effective than competitors such as framey, nimbb and framebase, that they've even included a head-to-head comparison of features and prices on their website.
Microsoft Cognitive Services Video
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Video API provides cloud based face detection and tracking, and supports detecting motion, stabilizing, and creating thumbnails from video. This API can detect up to...||Recognition||05.26.2016|
YouTube Mobile Data Plan
||The YouTube Mobile Data Plan offers Quality of Experience (QoE) optimization by identifying the user's data plan. This API includes two parts, one is used to establish the user's data plan with an...||Optimization||05.23.2016|
Bing Video Search
||The Bing Video Search API returns a list of relevant videos from a search query, and offers metadata such as publisher and creator info, encoding format, video length, and view count. This API...||Search||05.13.2016|
||NameShouts API provides name pronunciation abilities into applications. Using the API, you can get crystal clear pronunciations to a large database of names pronounced by Native Speakers. NameShouts...||Audio||04.25.2016|
||The Orange Radio API provides worldwide free access to thousands of digital radio stations and podcasts. A catalog of over 20,000 radio stations and 5000 podcast programs is sorted by continent and...||Media||04.13.2016|