The Alexa Music Skill API enables devices to understand a user's voice commands to integrate a music service with Alexa, with features like setting music alarms, multi-room music etc. It enables music providers such as Spotify to add their music service to Alexa-powered devices. This allows users access to music from your catalog, and to ingest your music catalog for voice modeling purposes, or to provide metadata for audio playback from your service, and more. Alexa interprets customer input and communicates the input to a skill as a request with a JSON payload containing an Alexa directive. Amazon is an Ecommerce, Business and Web Service Platform that provides electronic commerce and cloud computing services.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Music, Transportation and Medical Recrods. Highlights include an API for soliving invisible CAPTCHA and an API for scanning user uploaded files for malware and spam. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Amazon has made its Music Skill API generally available in the Alexa Skills Kit. This API is meant for music service providers, such as Spotify or Pandora, and allows them to add their music service to Alexa-powered devices. Once connected, subscribers will be able to ask for their tunes by voice.
The Captcha.guru API provides reCAPTCHA and antiCAPTCHA services. With the API, developers can use an image that contains distorted but human-readable text. To solve the captcha, the user has to type...