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Following Apple’s annual developer conference the company has updated several support documents related to customer support and refund processing to include hints at upcoming APIs providing new functionality. The APIs would allow direct application support for refunds and subscription cancellations.
Facebook announced that it will open-source its AugLy Python library, a resource that provides for enhanced AI processing. AugLy helps AI researchers better process content the kind of augmentations that are common across the internet. Aiding in the analysis of common and impactful modifications.
Stream.IO, a provider of chat and activity feed services, has announced updates to the company’s Chat SDKs for Android and iOS that add new features and improve network performance. The Stream Chat Android SDK is now on version 4.6.0 and the iOS SDK moves to 3.1.0.
Sendbird has announced several updates to its chat offerings that the company hopes will allow developers to better adapt to a communication environment that has been reshaped by COVID-19. These Updated include new partitioning options for Open Channels, IP whitelisting, and message threading.
Chat applications are hugely popular these days, and developers wanting to add chat functions to applications need to find the most suitable APIs to accomplish this task. In this article, we highlight the eleven most popular Chat APIs based on website traffic on ProgrammableWeb.
Earlier this year Sendbird announced the Sendbird Calls API to add platform support for voice and video capabilities over IP. Since that time the company had been updating the API and has now announced a new self-service option for the Sendbird Calls APIs.
Sendbird has launched a new Announcements API that is intended to allow developers to build tools for communicating with large user bases about promotional marketing and messages. This new API will allow for these messages to be seamlessly integrated into public and private group chats.
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.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including SEO, Grocery, and Artificial Intelligence. Highlights include an API that provides access to Stelace marketplace creation platform, and APIs for cognitive services from AI-Compare. Have a look at what is new.
This week at Alexa Live 2020, Amazon announced a handful of improvements to the Alexa voice assistant. Updates to the assistant include streamlined access to mobile apps via skills, new AI-driven dialogue management, and a new API for gaming.
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.
Google has made a standalone version of its Machine Learning Kit SDK available to developers, allowing them to create AI-assisted apps directly on devices. The big change includes two new APIs that make it possible to create web-connected ML Kit apps without requiring Firebase.
In this article, we provide instructions on how to quickly implement the Sendbird UIKit for iOS and deploy fully-featured messaging using pre-built UI and messaging UX. Sendbird UIKit for iOS is essentially a combination of user interface tooling and the Sendbird Chat SDK for iOS.
OpenAI has announced an API for accessing new AI models it develops. The new API takes a different approach from typical AI systems. Most AI systems are designed for specific use cases. OpenAI considers its offering a "general-purpose" AI system provided by a "text in, text out interface."
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Artificial Intelligence, Coronavirus, and DevOps. Highlights include four more COVID-19 APIs, plus and API that enables access to AI-generated people photographs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Uber has introduced a new distributed computing library for computer clusters: Fiber. Fiber is Python-based and allows programmers to program a cluster of computers much in the way they would typically program a laptop or desktop. Uber had originally developed Fiber for projects like POET.
Google's Local Home SDK integrates with Google Assistant and enables it to run services local to the Google Assistant rather than in the cloud. In turn, Google Assistant users experience less latency and more reliability. Now, the Local Home SDK is out of developer preview with the release of v1.0.
Sendbird has announced the addition of voice and video calling APIs to augment its existing chat and messaging API offering. The technology relies on the World Wide Web Consortium's WebRTC standard and offers customers an opportunity to consolidate their in-app communications down to one vendor.
On Monday, Discord Tweeted that it increased its capacity by 20% in order to make sure that those isolating themselves due to the Coronavirus could continue to text, video and voice chat without interruption. Less than an hour later, the service was completely unavailable due to server outages.
Google has beta released its new Cloud AI Platform Pipelines. It allows developers to deploy robust, repeatable ML pipelines that include monitoring, auditing, version tracking, and reproducibility. Google has specifically designed the offering to be enterprise-ready, simple to install, and secure.