Single purpose API
Real-time network PubNub has solidified its move into the connected car market with a winning app designed for Ford. Announced at last week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the winning integration by PubNub took Ford's dashboard API and created a real-time dispatch app. ProgrammableWeb spoke with both PubNub and Ford about how developers are partnering with car manufacturers to build out the connected car ecosystem.
Automobile: The Next Major Technology Platform - Part I - Connected Vehicle Developer Programs and Standards Groups
The "Car as a Platform" wars have been heating up for some time now and ProgrammableWeb has published several posts on the topic, including: "Car as a Platform Wars: GM Joins Ford" by Adam DuVander, "Ford Launches Program That Provides Developers Ability to Create Vehicle-Controlled, Voice-Activated Smartphone Apps" by Janet Wagner, and "Have You Driven a Ford API Lately? Round Up on the Connected Car" by Greg Bates.
||The Cisco Spark API integrates synced communications between employees through video calls, messaging, and whiteboard sessions. Available in REST architecture with JSON format and OAuth...||Syncing||11.21.2016|
||The Car Imagery API allows developers to search for stock photographs of cars by make, model, and (optionally) year and trim. The API is available in both free and paid versions, although the free...||Photos||11.07.2016|
||The Uber Driver API can access identity, ratings, trip details, and earnings, providing limited online access to developers interested in creating online applications. OAuth2 is available for...||Auto||11.07.2016|
Takeflite Regional Airline Inventory
||The Takeflite API enables Part 135/121 airlines to package their scheduled seat inventory with sufficient travel service reliability for global distribution/ticketing. By using JSON, XML, and SOAP...||Travel||11.02.2016|
TomTom NDS Map Updates
||The Navigation Data Standard (NDS) is a global map standard that provides a physical storage format for created navigation maps. This standard is widely applied in automotive navigation systems. The...||Storage||11.01.2016|