Mashups using the same API (2)
Dynamsoft announced Dynamic Web TWAIN v11 support of HTML5 in IE for Windows and Chrome, Safari and Firefox on Mac, enabling users to scan documents in these HTML5-based browsers.
This is part two of a two-part article covering the current state of Web search APIs. This article takes a look at the Web search tools/APIs provided by Google and Microsoft. Article includes comparison charts highlighting some of the key differences between Google and Microsoft search tools/APIs.
Where were you when Hurricane Sandy hit, and what were you doing? If you're like many other ProgrammableWeb readers, you weren't watching news reports on TV--you were using social media to keep tabs on your friends and family, and taking advantage of the vast amounts of data available on the Internet to make sense of the situation. Below, a round-up of how Twitter and other online resources helped people get through the record-breaking "super storm."
||The Octopus REST API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Octopus with other applications and to create new applications. Some example API methods include making requests,...||Images||03.06.2017|
||Taggun API performs image transcription in real-time. Taggun extracts valuable metadata from images and documents using natural language processing. It is beyond a simple OCR (image-to-text) process...||OCR||03.03.2017|
Mapbox Map Matching
||The Mapbox Map Matching API snaps fuzzy, inaccurate traces from a GPS unit or a phone to the OpenStreetMap road and path network using the Directions API. This produces clean paths that can be...||Mapping||02.28.2017|
||The Mapbox Distance API returns all travel times between many points. It allows you to build tools that efficiently check the reachability of coordinates from each other, filter points by travel time...||Mapping||02.28.2017|
||The Mapbox Geocoding API does two things: geocoding and reverse geocoding. Geocoding lets you convert location text into geographic coordinates. Reverse geocoding turns geographic coordinates into...||Mapping||02.28.2017|