The Zencoder Java Library by Zencoder is a Java client library that assists developers with using and interacting with the Zencoder API. The Zencoder API provides web-based encoding software-as-a-service, designed to quickly convert any video into web and mobile compatible formats, with various languages available.
Wowzer, video screening/interviewing provider, announced the public release of the first Wowzer API. Wowzer believes its video screening platform (as an alternative to phone screening) reduces candidate screening time by 75%. Recruiters and employers can evaluate and respond to applicants in a time and manner most beneficial to their organization. Extending the Wowzer platform via API allows recruiters to integrate the Wowzer features into existing hiring processes.
Google has announced that the Google Cloud Video intelligence API is now in public beta. The company also announced updates to its Cloud Vision API which includes increased label detection model vocabulary, improved text detection model, and the addition of Google Image Search-powered web detection.