The W3C Remote Playback API is a specification that defines an API for controlling the remote playback of media from a webpage on devices such as connected TVs, projectors, and audio-only speakers. It is intended to account for whether a given device is connected using wired (HDMI, DVI, etc.) or wireless (Miracast, Chromecast, etc.) technologies.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Machine Learning, Recognition, Video, and Politics. Highlights today include an API for random Donald Trump quotes and an API for GitHub Projects programmatic access. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.