The Tesseract.Net SDK by Patagames offers an efficient optical character recognition library for .Net and provides high level service in equipping your application with text recognition abilities. Tesseract is an accurate OCR engine and can read a wide variety of image formats and convert them to text in over 60 languages. It can also easily convert your scanned document into searchable PDF.
People who drive in the city know that even if you make it to the restaurant on time, it can take another two or three circles around the block to find a parking spot. Streetline, a maker of smart parking solutions, wants to make that process easier. The company has just announced a free version of its ParkerData API with access to basic data on parking lots and garages in your area.
Apigee recently announced it’s making its enterprise-grade API management platform available free of charge. At the same time, it unveiled a list of upgrades to the platform. Does this mean you can get something for nothing? It depends.
In our series on video APIs we have focused on the YouTube API, but YouTube is not the only video service in town. Dailymotion is a French social video site that is especially popular in countries where YouTube has been censored. In this post we provide a step-by-step guide to using the video subset of the service's API.