The Indico Java Wrapper allows users to interact with the Indico API from their Android or Java applications. The wrapper provides access to methods for facial emotion recognition, feature re-representation, language detection, sentiment analysis, and political sentiment analysis. A method for text tagging is coming soon.
BigML, a leading machine learning and predictive modeling platform provider, has just announced the 2014 BigML Spring Release which includes new features and improvements including cluster analysis, additional filter options, segment-based dataset creation in models, new BigMLer command line tool features, and much more.
With Pokémon GO seemingly taking over the world as players walk around in search of the virtual creatures, one developer used the Watson Visual Recognition API to analyse screen shots of the app to locate nearby Pokémon, winning Best Use of Watson challenge at the AT&T Shape Tech Expo Hackathon.
Microsoft has made a number of important announcements throughout the first two days of the Microsoft Build Conference including the launch of the Microsoft Bot Framework (preview), the launch of Microsoft Cognitive Services (preview), and the addition of Cortana and chatbots to Skype.