Single purpose API
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.
Microsoft Excel REST
||The Microsoft Excel REST API for Office 365 allows developers to integrate Microsoft Excel into their own applications and systems. The API provides methods for interacting with worksheets, tables,...||Office||08.10.2016|
Google Cloud Speech
||The Cloud Speech API is a speech recognition system that applies powerful neural network models. The Speech API supports 80 languages and can transcribe text, and enable voice commands. This API is...||Cloud||08.02.2016|
||The pCloud API is a development platform for online storage solutions. The API is split into the HTTP/JSON and binary protocols. The HTTP/JSON protocol deploys HTTP calls to support the development...||Cloud||07.30.2016|
vRate Nudity Detection
||The vRate Nudity Detection API allows users to detect the presence of nudity, pornography, and provocative content in images. vRate Nudity Detection is accurate even given a variety of scenes,...||Media||07.28.2016|
Free IP Address Info
||The Free IP Address Info API allows developers to get WHOIS data, including country, netname, status, and description. Users are allowed one IP address per private email address or per corporate/...||Tools||07.27.2016|