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Google has released the Google Poly API which developers can use to search for, download, and use 3D objects and scenes in AR/VR applications. The API is read-only and provides a list of 3D assets with many filters such as keyword, category, asset type, popularity, and complexity.
BioID has enhanced its biometrics as a service portfolio with the launch of its PhotoVerify API. Part of the BioID Web Services suite, the PhotoVerify API compares a live image against a photo ID to verify identity. The API approach lowers time and cost associated with advanced identification.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an AI-powered voice chat interface in the browser. You’ll use the Web Speech API to listen to the user’s voice and reply with a synthetic voice. Tomomi Imura over at Smashing Magazine takes you thru every step so you can go from zero to hero in no time.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Electronic Signatures, and Air Travel. Highlights include APIs for Harvest project management and time tracking software and Barcodable barcode lookup service. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
ParallelDots enhanced its artificial intelligence API portfolio with the new Virality Detection API and the Excel add-in. The Virality Detection API predicts the potential of an image to go viral. The Excel add-in allows users to collect data within Excel for analysis by the ParallelDots AI API.
To laypeople, the high potential disciplines of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and data science are enigmas. Most people don't even know what these terms mean, let alone what to do about them. But, in its Einstein portfolio of AI offerings, Salesforce has cracked the code.
This week, Amazon announced a slew of new offerings at its AWS division Re:invent conference in Las Vegas. These include AWS AppSync, a serverless service for real-time data queries, Amazon GuardDuty, a new security monitoring solution, and five new artificial intelligence APIs.
Twenty-one APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Payments, Banking, Cloud, Mail, and Blockchain. Highlights include several banking APIs from Singabore-based DBS Bank, and the AWS Cost Explorer API. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Axway has announced changes to its AMPLIFY platform which include modifications to API management, application development, file transfer, and analytics capabilities. New Hyperloop technology has also been added to the Titanium SDK.
The Google Realtime API has been deprecated, and the API will be shut down in January 2019. The company provides other products such as Google Cloud SQL, Firebase Realtime Database, and Google Cloud Firestore which should meet developers application development requirements.
In this part of the API Testing Series we review a tool called API Fortress that is billed as both a test tool and an API health tool, implying a focus on reliability and monitoring in production. Here's a closer look at API Fortress, its feature set, who might use it, and the current price models.
EdGate has announced a new API that provides educational content publishers with automated access to a large, up-to-date repository of educational standards. The API allows users to search the standards, correlate the standards against previous and alternative standards, and track certain metadata.
Veem (formerly Align Commerce) has launched its Multi-Rail API which allows applications to send international payments via modern block-chain technologies, treasury, and third-party payment processors. The Veem platform uses multi-rail payment technology including blockchain electronic rail.
Google has released the final developer preview of Android 8.1 Oreo. In this build, the Neural Networks API is now active to boost on-device machine learning. Android 8.1 also unlocks the Pixel Visual Core chip in Google's Pixel smartphones, which developers can target with the Android Camera API.
It's the end of November, temps are dropping, holiday music is already filling the airwaves, many of us are still experiencing the consequences of over-eating during the Thanksgiving weekend, and next week is the first week of the month. And you know what that means! Time for another DC API Meetup!
This part of the API Testing Series looks at API Metrics, an API monitoring tool. API Metrics has two main functions: API monitoring, for taking the pulse of your API product and user experience; and SLA measurement to monitor the performance of third-party APIs that integrate with your product.
One of the great things about our directory data model is that it allows us to get a big picture view of what an API looks like in today’s world. When ProgrammableWeb changed it’s directory model in 2014, we decided to allow for a more detailed way to describe an API. Among the many fields we
Twenty more APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Finance, eCommerce, Banking, Tweets and Fantasy Sports. Highlights today include two enterprise-class APIs from Twitter for querying Tweets. Here's a rundown of the latest additions for developers.
This part of the API Testing Series looks at API Science, an API monitoring and reporting tool that's set up in an environment to collect information and alert users when something happens. Rather than being a tool for users to interact with an API directly, API Science allows them to observe.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Games, Healthcare, Bitcoin, and Classifieds. Highlights include Google's Dialogflow Natural Language Processing APIs and Binance's cryptocurrency platform APIs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.