Mashups using the same API (1)
Khronos Group, open standards consortium behind some of today's most innovative technologies, has announced a new initiative to develop an open, royalty-free API for advanced, low-level control of mobile and embedded cameras and sensors. Khronos created the Camera working group to develop the API and is currently recruiting participants. All participants may contribute to the standard and the group will collaborate with other working groups to enhance its effectiveness.
Web and iPhone maps provider CloudMade can add a few more platforms to that list. Today it acquired German geospatial company One Step Ahead to incorporate Android, MeeGo and other mobile platforms to its suite of developer tools. CloudMade will also incorporate One Step Ahead's offline/online map technology, which passes a few map updates at a time.
With Uber drivers plentiful in big cities, the ride-hailing service is now targeting businesses that need to send same-day deliveries to local customers. Using the UberRUSH API, companies can hail Uber drivers, hand over their goods, and watch as the Uber takes the products where they need to go.
W3C Payment Request
||The W3C Payment Request API integrates payment methods into merchants' applications. Callbacks are available via JSON and token and system-level are required to authenticate.||Payments||05.24.2016|
Microsoft Cognitive Services Computer Vision
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Computer Vision API analyses images and returns information about them. It can be used to filter mature content or to detect faces in an image. Information such as...||Recognition||05.20.2016|
Twin Prime Data
||The Twin Prime Data API provides users with programmatic access to rich client and network data collected by Twin Prime, including data and metrics about end users' mobile app performance and usage....||Mobile||05.18.2016|
||The OnTop Notification API allows developers to get notifications on their phones that keep them informed about their apps. It can be used to get notified of new app content that requires review,...||Applications||05.16.2016|
Bing Image Search
||The Bing Image Search API returns a list of relevant images from a search query which include thumbnails, full image URLs, publishing website information, and image metadata. Also, it offers several...||Search||05.13.2016|