Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Background, and Messaging. Also new to the directory are SDKs including ABBYY Real-Time Recognition SDK, which allows smartphones to perform instant OCR. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Cisco APIs (13)
||The Cisco Umbrella Investigate API integrates cloud security. It is available in REST architecture with HTTP requests and JSON responses. Resources include domain status, pattern search, and security...||Cloud||05.05.2017|
Cisco IOx Metrics
||The Cisco IOx Metrics API is designed to synchronize the monitoring of data flows and error events across services. The API provides the metrics framework that microservices require to implement...||Internet of Things||03.14.2017|
||The Cisco Flare API simplifies the deployment of a mobile device as an interactive portal for accessing other devices and functional parameters within a particular environment. It is a RESTful API...||Internet of Things||03.14.2017|
Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX)
||The Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) API combines the use of Wi-Fi and Cisco wireless infrastructure to support the detection and location of mobile devices. The RESTful API is useful for...||Internet of Things||03.14.2017|
Cisco IP Interoperability and Collaboration System (IPICS)
||The Cisco IP Interoperability and Collaboration System (IPICS) APIallows developers to deploy programmatic tools and custom applications for managing and controllingoperations parameters for the...||Internet of Things||03.14.2017|
Docker has extended the reach of its API via a recent acquisition of SocketPlane. Their Next move may be to extend the Docker API to support network services.
One of the more intriguing aspects of the API economy is an emergence of an Internet of Things (IoT) that promises to be programmable via any number of APIs. Looking to accelerate that existence of an actual Internet of Things, as opposed to simply having a bunch of things connected to the Internet, Cisco today at The Internet of Things World Forum announced it is creating a new IoT Group to push the adoption of three-tier architecture for building IoT platforms.