This is part two of a two-part article covering the current state of Web search APIs. This article takes a look at the Web search tools/APIs provided by Google and Microsoft. Article includes comparison charts highlighting some of the key differences between Google and Microsoft search tools/APIs.
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Facebook has launched a new Continuous Live Video API that enables developers to broadcast long and persistent streaming video to the world's largest social network. Previously, Facebook Live streams were limited to 90 minutes, but thanks to the new API, third parties can broadcast longer events.
Video is an increasingly important component for websites and apps, as consumer demand for and consumption of video content is growing. Companies still pre-transcoding video or working with in-house transcoding systems may want to consider cloud-based API solutions such as Cloudinary.
Most Popular Video APIs (10) View all
||The Data API allows users to integrate their program with YouTube and allow it to perform many of the operations available on the website. It provides the capability to search for videos, retrieve...||Video||02.08.2006|
||The Netflix API lets you access data for 100,000 movie and TV episode titles on DVD as well as Netflix account access on a user’s behalf. Netflix has over 2 billion movie ratings in its database and...||Video||09.30.2008|
||The Skype API provides a mechanism for 3rd party scripts and applications to control Skype UI functions and implement additional or improved features to complement the Skype. Skype is the world'...||Telephony||09.11.2005|
||Dailymotion is one of the biggest video platforms in the world, and as such, we offer video storage and viewing capability to our users. We would like to make it easy for you developers to integrate...||Video||10.04.2011|
||Internet Video Archive's API connects you to our huge library of video assets, our massive ever growing metadata collection, and our amassing number of images. Our video assets include: movie...||Video||05.18.2008|
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||humm is a London based music and video streaming platform with focus on personalization. This service has access to tens of millions of tracks, is advertisement-free, and dedicated to the LATAM...||Music||06.14.2016|
||Apizee is a platform that integrates WebRTC technology, and adds real-time text, audio, and video capabilities to third party applications. This platform features visual collaboration, plugin-free...||WebRTC||06.07.2016|
||The Apizee ApiRTC API is a platform that integrates WebRTC technology, and adds real-time text, audio, and video capabilities to third party applications. This platform features visual colaboration,...||WebRTC||06.06.2016|
TV Control Specification
||The TV Control Specification API integrates television control via internet browser. It provides navigator, TVManager, TVTuner, TVSource, TVChannel, TVMediaStream, and TVBroadcastedEvent methods.||TV||06.03.2016|
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|
Mashups (721)View all
||This mashup draws from the YouTube API for random and endless playback from YouTube retro videos. Videogames and video stock from 70's, 60's, world wars, etc..||Video||03.29.2016|
||Jabify is a social application that lets users to meet others from around the world. This mashup uses the Telegram Bot API.||Bots||08.20.2015|
||Mixblast is an application that creates quick Youtube playlists out of text lists. It uses the Last.fm API, as well as reads RSS feeds.||Music||07.28.2015|
||Doob.fm is a free music-streaming site with custom online radio and audio/video scrobbler functionality. Doob.fm consumes the Last.fm API and enables users to play tracks on-demand, listen to...||Music||12.03.2014|
||Kiscover is a web application that allows users to search for different types of content available through its database. The available content type varies across multiple platforms, from music to...||Video||11.10.2014|