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Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including eCommerce, Restaurants and Jobs. Highlights include an API for managing shopping cart services, and an API to retrieve job listings for remote workers. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Walgreens last week announced the deprecation of the Balance Rewards for Healthy Choices (BRhc) API. The announcement was made on October 30th and the deprecation date is set for November 4th. A five-day notice for a service deprecation is disrespectful to developers.
Since February of this year, ProgrammableWeb has been tracking APIs that provide access to data related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This article highlights the available APIs. The World Health Organization now reports that the virus has infected over 40,000,000 people across more than 200 countries.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Wiki, Health, and Privacy. Highlights include an API for a service that allows customers to purchase items via a selfie, and an API that aggregates several sports betting APIs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
LamasaTech has unveiled the release of its APIs which allow integration with its Zentron temperature kiosk range. This allows organizations to integrate temperature scanning stations into their existing visitor and personnel management processes as they adapt to operating post COVID-19 lockdowns.
To develop customized solutions for Seek Scan, a low-cost thermal temperature screening solution meeting FDA guidelines during the COVID-19 public health emergency, Seek Thermal today announced it has made APIs available for access control, VMS and other integrated network capabilities.
Microsoft has expanded Azure Cognitive Services Text Analytics. Text Analytics for Health allows users to extract and analyze unstructured medical data. Microsoft trained the engine with a broad range of medical data sets including clinical notes, clinical trials protocols, and more.
This week, Ireland's Health Service Executive introduced a COVID-19 Tracker app. The app uses the Exposure Notification API built by Apple and Google. The app is intended to help contact trace and slow the spread of coronavirus. The app is now available from the App Store and Google Play.
Bluestream Health is launching Bluestream+, a "virtual visit" API platform for all healthcare organizations and technology companies. Bluestream+ API subscribers will be able to rapidly transform their existing applications and websites into world-class telehealth platforms.
BurstIQ, a provider of blockchain-based data solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the beta release of the BurstChain SDK, including a set of key accelerator tools that allow application developers to rapidly deploy applications and services on the BurstIQ Platform.
Thirty-two APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Data, Documents, and Financial. Highlights include an API for business records fiscalization, and API for data dashboards, and APIs from Precisely for data accuracy. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Health, Media, and Auto. Highlights include an API for EV navigation routing, APIs for Dolby.io media platform, an API for AFP news, and APIs from the CDC. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Apple and Google announced in early April that they were collaborating on an API that would enable cross-platform data transfer, allowing governments around the world to create contact tracing applications that operate seamlessly on both Android and iOS.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Data Mining, Recognition, and CRM. Highlights include an API that provides tracking data on recent diseases and an API for creating and managing data pipelines. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Vericred, a data services company simplifying the exchange of health insurance and employee benefits data, today announced the availability of its Card Scanning API, enabling applications to programmatically identify a user’s provider-network from their insurance card.
Earlier this week European Commissioner Thierry Breton shared an image on Twitter of him having a video conference with Apple CEO Tim Cook. It has been widely reported that during this meeting Cook told the Commissioner that the COVID-19 contact tracing API will be ready for launch on April 28th.
The Weather Company has announced developer access to a COVID-19 data API in support of IBM’s 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge. The new API, which can only be accessed by developers participating in the hackathon, provides the same data used in the Weather Company’s COVID-19 statistics pages.
OpenMed announced the launch of the "Corona Checker" App on iOS App Store and "OpenMed Checker" on Google Play - an AI symptom evaluator coupled with coordinated definitive testing through a network of CLIA certified labs and medical professionals to provide test sampling, for qualified users.
Phil Murphy, Governor of New Jersey, has lit the Bat-Signal, this time the hero that is needed is developers that have experience working with COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language). The demand for capable developers is urgent, with legacy unemployment insurance systems currently overwhelmed.
The Allen Institute for AI has introduced the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19). CORD-19 is a free, open-source database that includes 45,000 scholarly articles about COVID-19 and the coronavirus family of viruses. CORD-19 is the latest of many open-source movements to combat COVID-19.