June 24, 2011
Not sure what you’re looking at? Just ask your smart phone! This is the world we are living in: snapshot digital identification brought to you by artificial intelligence algorithms. LTU, a player in the image recognition game since 1999, is opening up to developers its image recognition and search API dubbed LTU Engine/ON Demand.
Microsoft has released a significantly enhanced version of their Live Search API. Live Search API 2.0 offers increased flexibility in terms of API protocols (REST/XML and JSON are now offered, in addition to the original SOAP interface), new tools, sample code, and complete documentation.
Boxfish, television discovery startup, released an improved TV discovery app this past week. With the new release, Boxfish decided to make its technology available to third parties via an API. Boxfish allows the use of natural language to search for particular topics currently discussed on TV, or users can find out what is currently most popular on tv. The thought behind the API aims to empower other providers.