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.
Today in APIs: Lambda Labs Provides an Open Source Face.com Replacement, Google Announces AdWords API Downtime, Facebook Spotlights Tripl, and 11 New APIs
Lambda Labs provides a much needed replacement to the Face.com Facial Recognition API. Google announced API downtime that goes beyond the immediate future. Facebook spotlights Tripl. Plus: An app expands collaboration tools in LinkedIn Groups, a Cool interactive map mashup of US Presidential Election and 11 New APIs.
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Microsoft Cognitive Services Speaker Recognition
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Speaker Recognition API identifies individual users, and authenticates by using voice. It can be used to add a layer of security to third party applications with a...||Recognition||05.27.2016|
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|
Microsoft Cognitive Services Emotion
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Emotion API recognizes emotions expressed by one or more people in an image, and returns a face identification bounding box. It detects the following emotions:...||Recognition||05.26.2016|
Microsoft Cognitive Services Face
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Face API offers cloud based human face recognition. Its main functionalities include face verification, similar face searching, automatic face grouping, and person...||Recognition||05.26.2016|