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BreezoMeter today announced its launch in nine additional countries around the world. The company will introduce its application program interface (API), which allows municipalities, smart cities and businesses to integrate dynamic air quality data into their existing systems and technologies.
We've added seven APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Support, Auto, and Sustainability. Also new to the directory are SDKs for PDFTron, which provides postscript tools, as well as Leftronic data visualization platform. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
This article describes the Green Button standard, which provides access to energy usage data, and recommends how developers can leverage it to create energy-focused apps.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Logistics and Auto categories, among others. Also added were several SDKs for Natural Language Processing.
We've added 10 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in Government, Environment, Gambling, and other categories. Also added were several libraries for use with the LinkedIn API.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration has adopted cutting edge API uptake strategies to bring their API tools to a wider audience.
Aquatic Informatics Announces Release of Time Series Environmental Data Management Platform and Enhanced API
Aquatic Informatics Inc. announces the release of AQUARIUS Time-Series 3.8., a time series environmental data manager, which features an enhanced version of Publish API.
Sandia National Laboratories has released the Power API, which aims to standardize measurement and control of energy in high-performance computing systems.
OpenDataSoft is an open data platform that automatically generates APIs to enable sharing and monetizing of data assets.
Genability, an energy data firm that enables new energy companies such as solar developers and EV manufacturers to integrate smart energy solutions into their products and services, recently announced an initiative that will distribute solar savings data, via an API, to consumers and players in the solar energy market.
OneRoof Energy, a solar services provider, last week the launch of a new API it calls the first of its kind in the residential solar market.
OneRoof Energy has released a residential solar API library. Plus, W3C releases draft NFC API and 12 new APIs.
The Coolclimate Calculator helps end users calculate their carbon footprint--and look at tools for reducing it. The API allows integration of the survey into third party apps.
The SolarPlots API provides a new data tool to track where the sun will be in any given location in the US (and adjacent parts of Mexico and Canada) for any specific date and time or series of dates. The sun plotting search tool could possibly be used by photographers needing to know best times to shoot twilight scenes, for sun-bathers wanting to book the best time on a hotel rooftop, or home buyers wanting to calculate how much direct sunlight their new property may get. Developers could use the app to scale up such individual needs or to add sun-loving contextual information to a location-based app product.
ecobee, a company that provides intelligent energy management solutions, has released the public ecobee API that will make it possible for developers to create new applications that integrate with the functionality of ecobee's Smart Thermostats. The company prides itself on having developed energy solutions that are easy to understand, easy to manage, and ultimately reduce the impact on the environment and save money.
Our API directory now includes 53 energy APIs. The newest is the EcoSCADA API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Genability API. We list 4 Genability mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of energy APIs.
Cleanweb consists of "a grassroots movement committed to solving the world’s most profound issues related to resource constraints through the application of information technology." The Portland Cleanweb Community will host its first hackathon May 17th - 19th. Developers, designers, and other professionals with gather to solve local environmental issues with web, mobile, and social media technologies.
The HQCasanova Weekly CO2 API is incredibly simple. It's also a frighteningly clear measurement of how our planet is doing. It measures the level of CO2 in the air in parts per million (ppm), a major player in causing global climate disruption.