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We’ve added 15 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Recognition, Sports, and Marketing categories, among others. Also added: client libraries for Buddycloud.
EyeSpy is an object recognition mobile app. The EyeSpy API permits developers to integrate EyeSpy recognition features into web and mobile apps. This service allows developers to identify what the human eye can see such as animals, cars, fashion, movie posters, barcodes, and words.
EyeSpy iOS application (above) and Apple Watch application (below) identifies objects, helps users shop - images: App Store on iTunes
CaptchaTronix aims to decode Recaptcha and over 2,000 Captchas with accuracy. The CaptchaTronix API documentation is available for application developers who plan to integrate Captcha features into their services. Implementation can be completed via HTTP POST, Webform, cURL, PHP, Python, Perl, VB.NET, C#, C++, and iMacros. We’ve listed the CaptchaTronix API under the Captcha category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Captcha APIs.
The DoubleClick Campaign Manager/DoubleClick for Advertisers Reporting and Trafficking API is used to manage and create campaigns and reports. A getting started guide offers instructions on how to go to the Google Developers Console, create a new project, select APIs, choose credentials, and sample code. We’ve categorized this API under the Advertising category. See ProgrammableWeb’s complete list of Advertising APIs.
Sportradar is a provider of sports and betting-related live data, odds solutions, and fraud detection services. All week we have been adding APIs from Sportradar to the directory. Today’s entries are:
The Sportradar NFL API lets developers integrate their applications with the Sportradar National Football League (NFL) database, using RESTful methods. Sportradar is the official data provider for the NFL. Data provided includes player, team, league statistics, play-by-play, realtime game events such as down and distance, penalty, time remaining, and much more. The Sportradar NFL API also delivers the Official NFL Player Tracking Data Feed, transmitted by sensors worn by the players.
How Sportradar’s Official NFL Player Tracking Data Feed works / diagram: Sportradar
The Sportradar NASCAR API allows developers to integrate their applications with the Sportradar National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) database, using RESTful methods. Sportradar is an official data provider for NASCAR. Data provided includes drivers, tracks, schedules, entry list, race leaderboard, driver, rookie, owner, manufacturer standings, qualifying leaderboard, and more.
The Sportradar Olympics API allows developers to integrate applications with the Olympics database, using RESTful methods. Developers can access data for country, event results, schedules, and medal count.
The Sportradar Golf API lets developers integrate their applications with the Sportradar Golf database, using RESTful methods. Get player and tournament information, scorecard, tee times, golfer statistics, and more.
The Sportradar Soccer API allows developers to integrate their applications with the Sportradar Soccer database, using RESTful methods. Data provided includes team profiles, player rankings, standings, match summaries, and more.
Act-On is a marketing automation software platform and email marketing provider. Seven APIs for use with the platform have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory. They are detailed below.
The Act-On Reporting API allows developers to integrate their applications with the API service, enabling their users to manage their message reports. API methods include get page reports, form reports, image reports, spam complaint reports, and more.
The Act-On Content API allows developers to integrate their applications with the API service, enabling their users to manage their messages. Using this API, developers can automate the manipulation of content using methods such as update images, get media file, update footer, delete header, and so forth.
The Act-On Contact API allows developers to manage contact information. Add, delete, update contacts, and more with the API.
The Act-On Facts API lets developers use Act-On facts and also to add custom facts that record events and information tailored to their marketing needs.
The Act-On SEO API allows developers to integrate their applications with the SEO API service, to fetch and add SEO keywords, and to run SEO reports.
The Act-On Account API is used to get details about customers’ accounts.
The Act-On Email Campaign API lets developers allow their users to reach out to customers via email campaigns.
Buddycloud is the innovative web service for contextual location. The Buddycloud API helps enhance mobile social applications by providing meaningful location information quickly and easily. Two client libraries and an Android SDK have been added to ProgrammableWeb by Buddycloud.
Buddycloud Android SDK allows developers to interact with the Buddycloud API’s functions from their Android applications written in Java.
Buddycloud Node.js Library allows developers to access the Buddycloud API’s functions from their Node.js applications. This library is provided under the Apache 2 license.