Maluuba is a company that has created a patent-pending, voice recognition and language engine. According to Crunchbase, Samsung Ventures funded $2 million to Maluuba in February 2012, and the Maluuba language engine "is a product of two years of advanced research in artificial intelligence, machine learning and linguistics." Yesterday, Maluuba announced the introduction of a preview alpha release of what the company describes as the "first of its kind" natural language understanding API (nAPI).
Openmind Networks, communications services platform, has announced the Openmind API which opens up its up its mobile communications platform to the developer community. Most of Openmind's feature set becomes available through the API. The API arms developers with a telco-grade communications platform upon which new innovative apps can be built.