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Google has released an alpha version of Jetpack Compose. It’s a modern UI toolkit that helps developers build apps across Android platforms. It provides native access to platform APIs. Ultimately, the goal is less code, more interactive tools, and Kotlin APIs. V1.0 is expected in 2021.
AIH Technology has announced a new inclusive Facial Recognition as a Service API. The company’s facial recognition algorithm is designed to be ethnicity neutral which many facial recognition providers have failed to accomplish. The API is currently available through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
Innovative Technology (ITL) has released an online API alternative to their ICU Intelligent Identification device aimed at the growing online gaming market. ICU API will enable your website to perform facial recognition & age estimation.
Localizing an application opens your reachable market to additional audiences on the other side of current language barriers. In this article, we'll show you how to get started with Google's Cloud Translation API so you can add language auto-translation capabilities to apps and websites.
Rank One, facial recognition SDK provider, announced a periocular recognition algorithm. A periocular approach to facial recognition uses images of the eye and the eyebrow area to perform facial recognition. The release is timely given COVID-19 related social distancing and mask-wearing practices.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Coronavirus, Recognition and Sustainability. Featured today are 6 APIs for COVID-19, an API for onboarding freelance workers, and an API for reading license plates. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Financial, Messaging, and Augmented Reality. Highlights include the YellowSchedule API for scheduling and booking services, and the FaceX API for adding facial recognition functions to applications.
Oracle recently announced Java 14. JDK 14 includes sixteen new features, most targeted at improving developer productivity. Additionally, the release includes three features in preview: Pattern Matching for instance of (JEP 305), Records (JEP 359), and Text Blocks (JEP 368).
The Cognitive Computing section of our Most Interesting APIs in 2019 series includes APIs from categories such as AI, ML, Recognition, Predictions, Sentiment and more that aim to make computers think like computers. Dozens of APIs were added in these areas this past year, here are some highlights.
Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, provides a way to read letters and numbers off of images, handwritten notes, invoices and receipts, videos, or any other visual media and convert it to machine readable text. Here are the ten most popular APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory for OCR services.
Panasonic has announced a facial recognition API under its μSockets B2B IoT service. Although Panasonic has built a strong portfolio of facial recognition technology over the years, it has never provided access to the developer community at large through an API. It is currently available in Japan.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Backup, Mapping, Auto, and Recognition. Highlights include the Trend Micro Smart Check API for enterprise security, and the Figure Eight API for machine learning data annotations. Here's a rundown of what is new.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Insurance, 3D, Feedback, and Travel. Highlights include language data APIs from Linguatools, an API for life insurance quotes, and an API for rendering chart images. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Recent technology backed by machine learning is making it possible to recognize people and objects from images, videos, sounds, body parts, speech, phrases, characters, even typing. Developers can find over two-hundred APIs for Recognition on ProgrammableWeb. Here are some top choices.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Shipping, Identity, and Blockchain. Featured today is an API that identifies car make and model from a photograph, and an API that determines risk based on buyer reputation. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Google AutoML Translate was launched last year with the intent of allowing users to translate global content via automated machine learning without needing to learn how to code. The platform's Translate API has some newly announced features.
Google has announced updates to its Cloud Speech to Text and Text to Speech APIs that include additional languages, voices, and more affordable pricing models. The goal of these updates is to help developers build better intelligent voice applications and make the products more widely available.
Neurotechnology introduced a lite version of its VeriLook SDK. The new SDK, Face Verification SDK, has a smaller library and is targeting mobile technology and apps that need enhanced security (e.g. banks, ecommerce, login providers, payment processors, etc.). SDK available across most platforms.
The Cognitive Computing section of our Most Interesting APIs in 2018 series includes APIs from categories such as AI, ML, Recognition, Predictions, Sentiment and more that aim to make computers think like computers. Dozens of APIs were added in these areas this past year, here are some highlights.
Google has announced the general availability of Cloud Text-to-Speech and a beta release of Cloud Text-to-Speech Audio Profiles. The company also announced updates to Cloud Speech-to-Text which include the addition of multi-channel recognition, speaker diarization, and language auto-detect.