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An independent developer has created a medal count API for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games: MedalBot. MedalBot uses import.io to scrape web sources for updated medal counts. MedalBot aggregates the data to offer gold, silver, bronze, and total medal counts by country. The API is free to use.
EveryMatrix adds to its solution portfolio of sports betting, casino gaming, and payments with a new Web API. The API utilizes WebSocket technology to enable native mobile support with two-way, real-time communication. The update marks a change in focus to front-end, user experience development.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in categories such as Sports, eCommerce, and Compliance. Also new: libraries for Foursquare and MailChimp.
Ten new APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Engagement, Language, and Sports categories. Here's a summary of what is new.
We've added 6 APIs to the directory in Environment, Government, and Storage categories, among others. Also added: client libraries for imgIX image processing service.
Smart lighting system, Digital Lumens, has released an API to allow customers to integrate movement sensors and lighting controls into their own building management applications.
We've added 7 APIs to the directory today in Content Management and Sports categories, among others. Also added: Twitter Node.js library and PHP libraries for Pushbullet.
The use of technology is prevalent in both professional and amateur sports organizations these days. Here, we highlight the top 10 sports APIs on ProgrammableWeb. API capabilities for consideration of the top 10 include activity tracking, fantasy sports, event tickets search and live sports scores.
Thanks to a new deal between the NFL and Sportradar US, on-field performance data for players will be available thanks to a new API and RFID chips in shoulder pads.
Genius has announced the release of its first public API which allows developers to incorporate the platform’s annotation functionality into websites and third-party applications.
Three APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Cameras, Sports, and Email categories. Also added were several Kairos SDKs. Here's a summary of what's new.
This article features companies that sell wearable electronics designed for consumers interested in personal health, fitness culture and quantified self.
Within days of the Super Bowl, researchers at mobile gateway provider Wandera have apparently discovered a severe vulnerability in the National Football League's mobile app.
Affectiva launches API to read emotional reactions to advertising. Particle Clicker game wins CERN hackathon, aims to turn people on to physics.
Structured web data scraping platform import.io is demonstrating its wares by creating a portfolio of APIs around the World Cup and Wimbledon.
Facebook just announced its acquisition of SportStream. Although SportStream identifies itself as a "group of die-hard sports fans," the story underneath the acquisition truly represents an API story. Over the past few months, Facebook has been building its developer toolkit with an armory of new APIs and media partners have begun to flock to its new capabilities. The platform underlying SportStream, SportsBase, and its associated API will give Facebook greater visibility into sports-based conversations across the social media ecosystem.
Here is an interview with Scott Gimpel Founder and CEO of FantasyData.com. The site used to be known as NFLdata.com and provides NFL statistics. The site claims to have almost 25 million API calls /month during football season with over 300 developers working with it's API.