As image recognition technology has emerged, there are numerous uses and services available across almost any industry. CamFind CEO Dominik Mazur offers his insight into how image recognition can be used by businesses today.
Photo APIs have long been a staple of developer applications. There are more than 350 photo APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory and almost 800 photo mashups. However, most applications integrate with photo sharing services, like the Flickr API and Instagram API, missing the real power of photo APIs. This post identifies four ways that APIs are getting smart by using image recognition technology to find faces, words and more.
As another week comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the APIs that caught our attention. This week there were 40 APIs added to our directory this week and our team picked the ones that stood out.
Ditto Photo Reader
||The Ditto Photo Reader API enables users to evaluate a photo (or URL) stream that is provided to Ditto's matching engine. Ditto will determine if any brand in our catalog appears in those photos....||Recognition||11.02.2015|
Ditto Social Stream
||The Ditto Social Stream API provides metadata about public photos that Ditto continuously mines from Twitter and Tumblr. Users choose a basket of brands and the API returns metadata about the photos...||Recognition||11.02.2015|
Ontotext S4 Twitter Analytics
||Twitter IE is a named entity recognition service specially tuned to use Twitter data. It performs: * tokenisation, sentence splitting and part-of-speech tagging, using a model trained specifically...||Text||10.19.2015|
Ontotext S4 Semantic Biomedical Tagger
||The Semantic Biomedical Tagger (SBT) API offers developers built-in capability to recognize 133 biomedical entity types in text and semantically link them to a knowledge graph -- in this case...||Text||10.17.2015|
Tips City Search
||TipsGo builds money management apps and provides APIs for accessing information about cities, countries, currency, and more. The APIs use HTTP GET requests and return data in JSON. The City Search...||Cities||10.15.2015|