39 New APIs: StatusPage, Lelylan and Point.io

Wendell Santos
Jul. 28 2013, 08:00AM EDT

This week we had 39 new APIs added to our API directory including a home and electronic device automation service, mobile application building and management service, application status page platform, multi-factor authentication for smartphones and tablets and external vulnerability scanning solution. In addition we covered a cloud based time-tracking platform and a face recognition API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

App.ioApp.io API: App.io is a marketing tool service that allows users to run iOS applications in browsers. App.io has features that allow for HTML5 and interactive applications to run in browsers.

The App.io API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of App.io with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving applications, retrieving collections of apps, and retrieving specific versions of applications.

Brake and EnterBrake and Enter API: Brake and Enter is an online supplier of brake friction parts manufactured both in North America and overseas. Brake and Enter assures consistent formulations, provenance, and certified testing for all of their parts. Their brake pads were developed using the Brake Effectiveness Evaluation Procedure (BEEP). The Brake and Enter API enables users to search for parts by year and model via SOAP calls.

EstimoteEstimote API: Estimote is a sensor-based platform. Estimote can be used with physical spaces and objects for sensor-based engagement, interaction, and analytics. Estimote can be used by retailers and other businesses to engage and interact with their customers.

The Estimote API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Estimote with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact contact@estimote.com for more information.

Exposure Basketball TournamentsExposure Basketball Tournaments API: Exposure Basketball Tournaments provides youth basketball tournament management tools, including features such as online registration and payment, pool generation, bracket design, scheduling, and an event dashboard.
The Exposure Basketball Tournaments API exposes the platform’s full functionality allowing applications to add, retrieve, delete, or otherwise manage resources. Responses may be JSON or XML format.

Eyedea Facedetector Eyedea Facedetector API: Eyedea is a research and technology company specializing in high-end computer vision solutions. Eyedea provides software routines for object detection and object recognition based on customer specifications and research results.

Eyedea offers an API for face detection. Use the service to detect gender, age and identity. Photos can be uploaded directly in the API request. The API uses a REST-like interface and responses are returned in JSON, YAML or XML formats.

FuturelyticsFuturelytics API: Futurelytics is a cloud-based predictive analytics platform for monetizing customer behavior. Futurelytics archives data from multiple sources allowing you to quantify the value of existing customers, discover new customer segments for targeted campaigns, define your own customer segments based on behavioral data, and use predefined segments in your marketing automation.

Futurelytics offers a RESTful API for real-time information about customers and their behavior. Use the Futurelytics API to add predictive and analytical features to your applications. Responses are formatted in JSON.

HackerTarget.comHackerTarget.com API: HackerTarget.com is a complete vulnerability scanning solution featuring hosted security testing tools, allowing organizations to test their internet perimeter and servers from an external perspective.
HackerTarget.com exposes its IP tools through an API. Supported tools include traceroute, ping test, forward and reverse DNS lookup, WHOIS lookup, GeoIP lookup, reverse IP lookup, HTTP headers viewing, and page link dumping.

InAppSocialInAppSocial API: InAppSocial is a social engagement service that strives to enhance the customer experience with mobile apps and mobile content. The platform provides a mobile optimized conversation engine that drives in-app social conversations for the purpose of communications and collaboration between app publishers and their users.

InAppSocial offers a RESTful API for integrating their services. Example API methods include get conversation stats, discover conversation types, list conversations, post a conversation, reply to a conversation, comment, like, and rate. Responses are returned in JSON.

Judo PayJudo Pay API: Judo Pay is a platform to build complete mobile payment solutions and applications. Judo Pay allows for mobile payment solution customization and addition of a variety of features.

The Judo Pay API allows developers to access the functionality of Judo Pay with other applications and create new applications. Some example API methods include retrieving transactions, listing transactions, and accepting transactions.

konvert.mekonvert.me API: Konvert.me provides network tools, as well as value and image converters. The konvert.me API provides free developer access to the following network tools: forward and reverse DNS lookup, IP to city lookup, and IP to country lookup.

Lake Sunapee Yacht Club Photo AlbumLake Sunapee Yacht Club Photo Album API: The Lake Sunapee Yacht Club is a summer-only club located in Sunapee, New Hampshire. It offers activities such as sailing, tennis, and swimming to members of all ages. Throughout the summer, the club hosts several regattas, which are events consisting of a series of boat races. The Lake Sunapee Yacht Club has a photo album which can be accessed programmatically via SOAP calls.

LaunchKeyLaunchKey API: LaunchKey seeks to eradicate passwords by providing multi-factor authentication through smartphones and tablets. Built around the idea that physical devices are now more secure than digitally stored passwords, LaunchKey provides authentication through physical authentication over paired devices, as well as optional geofencing and device-stored PINs.
The LaunchKey API allows developers to automate the LaunchKey authentication process. The RESTful API authenticates with the OAuth 2.0 protocol and returns JSON formatted responses.

LauritzLauritz API: Lauritz is a northern European auction site for art, antiques, home furnishings, and luxury items. All site visitors are free to view items up for bid, but only users registered with the site can bid on items. The Lauritz API provides users with access to general information on available items using read-only methods.

LelylanLelylan API: Lelylan is a home and device automation service. Lelylan offers features and REST APIs for users to be able to integrate their home systems and electronic devices and be able to control them from the web.

The Lelylan API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Lelylan with other devices, systems, and applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should contact touch@lelylan.com for API access.

LERLER API: The Danish Register of Underground Cable Owners (LER) is an organization tasked with preventing accidental damage to underground utility cables. To this end, they maintain a registry of all utility cable owners in a given area. Any companies or individuals planning to dig are legally obliged to submit information requests to the LER. In return, they receive a receipt showing the digging area and listing utility owners with cables in the area.

The LER API allows users to submit requests and retrieve information receipts programmatically. The LER website is provided entirely in Danish, except for one informational page that is given in English.

New York State Police IEPDNew York State Police IEPD API: The New York State Police (NYSP) has published a collection of Information Exchange Package Documentations (IEPDs) that can be used by authorized agencies to build web service message exchanges. These IEPDs take the form of SOAP APIs that allow authorized departments to retrieve and - in some cases - update information. This includes information on wanted individuals, missing persons, vehicle registration, NCIC articles, guns, LoJacked vehicles, and much more.

Newcastle Public Schools Workspace CalendarNewcastle Public Schools Workspace Calendar API: The Newcastle Public Schools website hosts information on the school district of Newcastle, Oklahoma. Among other things, the site provides a calendar of all of the major school events for the year. This calendar can be accessed directly through the website or programmatically via SOAP API. Users can employ the API to retrieve or export events from the calendar.

Nexalogy NxNexalogy Nx API: Nexalogy offers social media analysis solutions that help users to filter through the clutter of online social media environments and to identify and analyze the key actors, themes, and ideas that are most important to them and their online activities.

The Nexalogy API consists of tools for searching, capturing, and analyzing text from blogs, Tweets, wall posts, and custom sources. Set up processes that automatically capture social media data at regular intervals and then track changes to the conversation over time and watch it evolve. The API is RESTful, and results are rendered either as JSON, or as widgets that you can embed in your site or interface. An API key is required.

OpendatacommunitiesOpendatacommunities API: OpenDataCommunities is the platform for the UK Department for Communities and Local Government's official Linked Open Data. Statistics are made available across many categories including Local Government finance, housing and homelessness, wellbeing, deprivation, and the department's business plan as well as supporting geographical data. The API gives developers access to this data and responses can be formatted in XML, JSON, Turtle, n-triples and HTML.

Oregon Metro RLISOregon Metro RLIS API: The Regional Land Information System (RLIS) is a GIS dataset from Oregon Metro, the elected regional government for the Portland metropolitan area. RLIS delivers more than 100 GIS map layers for the region.
Oregon Metro exposes the RLIS data through a RESTful API intended for regional developers in need of geocoding functionality or data describing a given address. The API has two modes: locate and query. Accepted input types include addresses, intersections, POIs, taxlot IDs, zipcodes, and coordinates. The API returns JSON or XML formatted responses.

PaddlePaddle API: Paddle is an online and mobile payment application. Paddle allows merchants to accept payments via Paddle online and in applications and allows users to pay with Paddle, encrypting their credit card and delivery information in the cloud so they don't have to enter it each time.

The Paddle API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Paddle with other applications. Some example API methods include adding Paddle buttons on sites and applications, accepting payments, and reviewing transactions.

PassVersePassVerse API: PassVerse provides for generating and updating passes for Apple's Passbook. PassVerse allows developers to create and manage passes, tickets, coupons, and more for Passbook.

The PassVerse API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of PassVerse with other applications. Some example API methods include creating passes, managing passes, and creating and managing pass templates.

Point.ioPoint.io API: Point.io enables organizations to develop and maintain mobile apps. Point.io’s platform enables employees, partners, and customers to access unstructured data from various places and sources. Documents can be sourced to a mobile device both from public cloud storage providers like Box and Dropbox as well as from behind-the-firewall repositories like MS SharePoint, IBM’s Filenet, or EMC’s Documentum, with one common API.

PrintfulPrintful API: Printful is a printing fulfillment company. Printful allows users to design and upload their design to Printful and select mediums for the designs to be printed on, from t-shirts to canvas to paper posters.

The Printful API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Printful with other applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should sign up here: https://www.theprintful.com/api.

ProFlowersProFlowers API: ProFlowers is a delivery company that provides customers across the U.S. with bouquets of fresh cut flowers, living plants, gourmet food arrangements, and gift baskets. The site includes an API that lets users retrieve product information, personalization options, and delivery calendar dates. This API is accessible via SOAP calls issued in XML format.

RepliconReplicon API: Replicon is a web timesheet and time tracking solution. Replicon offers various features for tracking time for multiple reasons, such as employee schedules, project management, and billable time for professional services.

The Replicon API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Replicon with other applications. Some example API methods include accessing services, managing services, and managing account information.

Riverside Township High School Workspace CalendarRiverside Township High School Workspace Calendar API: The Riverside Township High School located in Riverside, New Jersey has a website that, among other things, provides a calendar that covers all of the major school events for the year. This calendar can be accessed directly on the website or programmatically via SOAP API. Users can employ the API to retrieve or export events from the calendar.

Sense Tecnic WoTkitSense Tecnic WoTkit API: Sense Tecnic is a software company that develops technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT). WoTkit is Sense Tecnic's web centric sensing platform that makes it easy to connect real-world objects to the Internet. The system serves as a sensor data aggregator, remote control, dashboard and data processing tool.

Sense Tecnic provides a RESTful API for WoTkit that allows developers to connect to and use real world sensor data in their own applications. Example API methods include sensors, sensor subscriptions, sensor fields, and sensor data. The API uses both Keys with basic authentication and Applications with OAuth2 authorization to control access to user's sensors and their data.

SociagramSociagram API: Sociagram is a social video application that also enables electronic gift giving and eCommerce services. Companies can use Sociagram on their sites with the Sociagram video plug-in.

The Sociagram API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Sociagram with other applications and to create new applications. Public documentation is not available; interested developers should email partnerships@sociagram.com for API access.

StatusPageStatusPage API: StatusPage is a platform to build and manage status pages for web and mobile applications. Users can design, build, and manage application status pages with StatusPage.

The StatusPage API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of StatusPage with other applications. Some example API methods include retrieving lists of components, accessing events, and retrieving lists of subscribers.

Tarya Technologies ChkMailTarya Technologies ChkMail API: Tarya Technologies is a UK-based web development and programming company. On their website, they provide a handful of simple SOAP APIs that, as of this writing, are free to use. One of these is the ChkMail API, which is designed to determine whether a given email address exists or not.

Tarya Technologies IP2CountryTarya Technologies IP2Country API: Tarya Technologies is a UK-based web development and programming company. On their website, they provide a handful of simple SOAP APIs that, as of this writing, are free to use. One of these is the IP2Country API, which allows developers to identify a visitor's country of origin based on their IP address.

Tarya Technologies RandomQuotesTarya Technologies RandomQuotes API: Tarya Technologies is a UK-based web development and programming company. On their website, they provide a handful of simple SOAP APIs that, as of this writing, are free to use. One of these is the RandomQuotes API, which allows developers to retrieve random quotes. The authors and subject matter of these quotes are unspecified.

Tarya Technologies RSAkeygenTarya Technologies RSAkeygen API: Tarya Technologies is a UK-based web development and programming company. On their website, they provide a handful of simple SOAP APIs that, as of this writing, are free to use. One of these is the RSAkeygen API, which allows developers to generate RSA keys. These keys are used in a type of public key cryptography that is based on the difficulty of factoring large numbers.

TekEgyTekEgy API: TekEgy is a bulk SMS service. Although the company offering the service is Egyptian, the website is provided entirely in English. Users can send bulk SMS using a web browser, a desktop interface, or any of several API methods. The available APIs are all suited to different types of use and include REST, SMPP, SMTP, and SOAP.

Transporeon Currency ConversionTransporeon Currency Conversion API: Transporeon is a web-based platform designed to handle transport logistics for industrial and trading companies. One service that Transporeon provides to its users is a currency conversion API. This API can either return the conversion rate for two currencies or perform a conversion from one currency to another. This service is accessible using SOAP calls issued in XML format.

TumbzTumbz API: Tumbz is a recommendation site that helps you discover music, movies and books based on the opinions of people whose tastes you respect. Get charts and product suggestions based on other users with interests matching yours.

Tumbz offers their services via a RESTful. API resources include comments, likes, partner books lookup, partners tv shows lookup, products, products search, reviews, users, users search, and users suggestions. The API follows basic REST principles and responses are sent in JSON or XML. An API key is required.

Turk Telekom Investor Relations Personal NoteTurk Telekom Investor Relations Personal Note API: Türk Telekom Group is a fixed line, mobile, and internet service provider based in Turkey. Their Investor Relations website is designed to provide information to current and potential investors and includes the company's financial and operational information, regulatory disclosures, and more.

The website's My Bookmarks & Notes feature allows users to bookmark pages that they find useful and to record personal notes. The Personal Note API provides programmatic access to these services. Specifically, it allows users to add bookmarks, add or retrieve notes, and rate pages.

Unitfour IntouchUnitfour Intouch API: Unitfour is a marketing solutions company that offers its clients services like Intouch, which provides consultations and helps manage customer data. Clients can use Intouch to manage their users and to edit registration and contact information. All of this data is displayed easily and dynamically on-screen. Intouch can also help determine the economic profiles of a company's customers and debtors.

The Intouch API enables users to get information from the service programmatically using SOAP calls. The website and API documentation are provided in Spanish and Portuguese.

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