The Latest News On The API Economy
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As Financial Institutions consider making a foray into the IoT space, they must consider the role that APIs play. APIs can help set the stage for IoT initiatives and banks should take the time to understand the types of APIs available to them and how those APIs are central to any digital strategy.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Stocks, Identity, Auto, and Podcasts. Highlights include an API for the Notejoy collaborative notes platform and an API for interacting with elevator data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
ThinPrint's cloud printing solution, ezeep, today launched its developer API, which enables easy integration of its cloud printing services for any device or platform. Software developers and companies which previously relied on Google Cloud Print can now migrate their apps to ezeep.
Amazon has announced that Amazon Redshift (a managed cloud data warehouse) is now accessible from the built-in Redshift Data API. Such access makes it easier for developers to build web services applications that include integrations with services such as AWS Lambda, AWS AppSync, and AWS Cloud9.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Banking and Collaboration. Highlights include an API for Teamup team calendar platform, an API for music analysis, and an API for drone property assessment services. Here's a look at what's new.
Cloudian has announced support for container-based apps. Cloudian Kubernetes S3 Operator is a self-service tool that allows developers to dynamically provision Cloudian HyperStore S3-compatible object storage. It extends Cloudian’s existing and growing support for cloud-native environments.
Microsoft recently announced Open Service Mesh (OSM). OSM is a lightweight and extensible cloud native service mesh. OSM runs on Kubernetes and was built for that community. OSM is an open source project and Microsoft has already proposed to donate OSM to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
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.
In May, Backblaze announced a beta release of S3 compatible APIs for its B2 cloud storage. It had been the most requested feature to Backblaze and the APIs were rolled out with a few strategic partners. The test period was a success and the APIs are now moving to general availability.
Cloudflare announced Cloudflare Workers Unbound. Workers Unbound is a serverless platform for developers with a specific focus on flexibility, performance, security, ease of use, and pricing. Users can run complicated workloads across the Cloudflare network and pay only for what's used.
Hasura, a data access infrastructure company, recently introduced Hasura Cloud. Hasura Cloud provides secure and instant access to data across hybrid and multi-cloud environments. It uses the unified GraphQL API to achieve this cross-cloud capability. Hasura uses an API and security first model.
Keycard is a new open source hardware project that utilizes near field communications (NFC) technology to secure and store cryptocurrencies. It looks like a credit card but uses NFC to authorize cyrpto transactions through mobile devices. Private wallet, messenger, and DeFi browser are included.
Google this week made more tools available to developers for customizing app interactions with Google Assistant. By releasing Actions Builder and Actions SDK, Google says developers can build their own conversational actions for Assistant faster than ever. Here's what you need to know.
Direct Communication Solutions (DCS) has opened up access to its IoT services through an API. Through the API, third party developers will be able to integrate DCS with their IoT and GPS device interfaces. The goal of the API is to provide a single source for such integrations.
Suprema, a provider of security and biometrics technology and equipment, has launched a new SDK that is designed to further simplify integration with third-party ID management software. The Suprema G-SDK provides support for languages including Java, C#, Python, Node.js, and Go.
Excelfore introduced a new SDK for eSync standard. eSync is a multi-company alliance for the development of over-the-air (OTA) updates and diagnostics standards. Excelfore's new SDK provides an out of the box solution for embedding the eSync standard into the cloud platform of choice.
At this year's virtual version of Microsoft Build, Microsoft introduced Project Reunion. The project lays out the next steps Microsoft will take to break down the remaining barriers between the Win32 APIs and the Universal Windows Platform APIs. The result is a common platform for all Windows apps.
Altitude Angel, an unmanned traffic management tech provider, has announced a surveillance API. Through the API, integrators can share and receive flight data. The data comes from sensors and other devices in close to real time so a genuine picture of a covered airspace is seen.
IoTerop, a provider of IoT device management solutions, has announced the general availability of the company’s IOWA Evaluation SDK. The evaluation SDK aims to lower the barrier of entry for developers looking to work with IoT deployments on constrained networks and devices.
VeChain, an IoT and blockchain provider, has released v1.3.3 of VeChain Thor, its general-purpose blockchain offering. The release is primarily a maintenance release but includes a new feature that allows apps to query the API for information related to pending transactions.