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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.
Twenty-three APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Accounting, Education, and Feedback. Highlights include APIs from Xero small business accounting service and an API that predicts the effects of climage change on businesses. Here's a look at the what is new.
Web developers often have to work harder than mobile app developers to get information about their site visitors. This article will introduce you to the ipstack API, a service that provides users with geolocation, timezone lookup, language, currency and organizational identity.
Find an overview of the 150 most useful Translation APIs including the most popular Google Translate API, and latest Lingotek API. Translation APIs allow developers to provide services to the users of their applications in multiple languages, therefore enabling developers to grow their audience.
Software development is a dynamic field. New programming languages, frameworks and technologies can emerge, become popular, and then fade away in the course of a few years. Developers need to constantly be learning new skills to stay relevant.
Google has announced that its neural machine translation system is now generally available via the Google Cloud Translation API. The company also announced that neural machine translation now supports seven new languages including English to and from Russian, Polish, Hebrew, and Arabic.
Oxford Dictionaries is pleased to announce the launch of the Oxford Dictionaries API which, for the first time, will enable developers to access and utilize Oxford’s leading lexical content and provide a gateway to our innovative Lexical Engine and Platform (LEAP).
Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, eCommerce, Language, and Voice. Also recently added to the directory are several SDKs for the QuantiModo quantified self platform. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
SoundHound's Hound app allows users to ask complex questions and get an accurate answer really fast. The app combines voice recognition and language understanding functionality to achieve this. The Houndify API allows developers to integrate it in to their own apps and hardware creations.
Seven APIs have been added to the directory including 4 recent Twinword natural language processing offerings. Also added were 2 new libraries for the National Weather Service.
Dart 1.9 has been released with new features. It also comes with the news that the Dart team has abandoned plans to integrate Dart VM into Google Chrome browser.
Translation Cloud has launched the Translation Cloud API that allows developers to integrate the crowdsourced translation platform into their applications.
Facebook has acquired voice recognition API provider Wit.ai. The Wit API allows developers to add speech recognition and voice control to any app, regardless of platform.
A growing number of companies are using NLP (Natural Language Processing) to analyze and enrich their data. NLP helps companies take their data and begin to understand and monetize it. This article looks at leading Natural Language Processing providers that offer API integration.
Today, Heroku makes a huge announcement around its support for PHP. PHP is currently one of the most popular languages driving the web. Although PHP drives the likes of some of the webs giants (e.g. Facebook, Etsy, etc.), PHP has traditionally lacked some qualities (e.g. runtime, management, infrastructure elements) that peers like Ruby on Rails, Python with Django, and Node have delivered for quite some time. On April 30, at Facebook's F8, a new PHP is announced with full Heroku support. On the evening of the announcement, ProgrammableWeb caught up with Heroku's Adam Gross.
ReadSpeaker Launches SpeechCloud API Allowing Developers to Add Text-to-Speech Functionality to Apps and Devices
ReadSpeaker, a leading online text-to-speech solutions provider, has announced the launch of the brand new speechCloud API (SCAPI) which allows developers to create applications and enable Internet-connected devices with text-to-speech functionality.
Stremor Releases Liquid Helium APIs Allowing Advanced Language Heuristics Technology to be Integrated with Third-Party Apps
Stremor, a language heuristics technology startup, has announced the availability of Liquid Helium APIs to third-party developers. Liquid Helium is a proprietary language heuristics engine that analyzes and interprets written content so that it can be manipulated and used in future online media, connected devices and systems.
Youtube has chosen Gengo and Translated.net for professional/human translation of video captions. Users can access the services from their Youtube accounts, and then work directly with the services from there.