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Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Authentication, and Weather. Highlights include an API that enables connectivity to home automation services for baby notifications and an API for finding podcasts. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Sports, Collaboration, and Customer Service. Featured is an API that enables applications to accept biometrics for authentication and an API for sports marketing services. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Microsoft has announced that in an effort to provide increased security GitHub nad Visual Studio users will no longer be able to use account passwords for API authentication. The company will soon require token-based authentication for all interactions that require authentication.
Okta, a company that provides identity solutions for the enterprise industries, has launched a new SDK that is intended to simplify authentication for end-users while also improving device security. The new Okta Devices SDK was announced at the second annual Okta Showcase developer conference.
PayByFace, a provider of biometric authentication services, has announced early access to a new developer portal and accompanying APIs. The company is hoping that increased engagement with external developers will improve customer experiences while also increasing innovation.
Standard methods for biometric authentication, think fingerprint scanning and facial recognition, are extremely problematic given the current cultural expectation that masks, and often gloves, be worn throughout the day. UnifyID has launched a new gait-based biometric authentication API to help.
Moonlight, a project management platform that focuses on decentralized workforces, has announced the release of a new developer portal and SDK. The new developer portal, which has been named Vivid, enabled third-party developers to use Vivid as an authentication service.
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.
GitHub has announced that beginning on November 13th, 2020, they will require that developers using the GitHub REST API use token-based authentication. This will now be required for all authenticated operations in replacement of the previously allowed account password access.
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.
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.
APIs are core to digital business—assembling data, events, and services from within the organization and across devices. With organizations moving more of business online, those APIs are being exposed to externalities, whether to other departments, customers, or enterprises in their partner network.
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.
Google has introduced a new service that aims to centralize, manage, and secure sensitive information like API keys, passwords, certificates, and other important data. Google Cloud Secret Manager is designed to help tackle secret sprawl, a significant barrier to application security.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Transcription, PDF, and Security. Highlights include an API for receiving alerts about the Launchkey authentication service and several APIs for Ekata identity verification services. Here's a look at what is new.
This article is part of a series about Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs that were added to our directory during 2019. Security and Privacy APIs are covered here. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and also by mentions on social media.
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.