Daily API RoundUp: AnswerGarden, Remote OK, Base64, VocaliD

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Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Recognition, Retail, and Remote Workforce. Featured is an API that returns time zone and time conversions based on a user's location and an API for custom Artificial Intelligence voice creation. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


VocaliD offers digital AI-voice personas for content creation and for custom voices for those living with speechlessness. The VocaliD APITrack this API enables developers to integrate with the Platform. API methods to manage users, manage accounts, query accounts, query voices, manage voice synthesis, download voice, build voice and more are offered. This API is listed in ProgrammableWeb's Voice category.

Hear a created voice by VocaliD reading 'Twas the night before Christmas' excerpts. Video YouTube/VocaliD

Remote OK is a remote work job posting board. It has over 30,000+ remote job listings, with daily additions. The Remote OK APITrack this API enables developers to build apps with the Remote OK data Feed, which covers 80% of remote jobs on the web. Company name, logo, job description, position title, id, URL, location and more is returned in JSON. The API is listed in the Remote Workforce category.

TimeAPI is a simple and free Time APITrack this API that offers time conversions, time calculations, current time by location and time zones. It is listed in the Time category.

Xoxoday provides a set of RESTFUL web services that allows a partner to integrate and sell Giftcards and E-Giftcards on their websites and mobile applications. The Plum Pro APITrack this API by Xoxoday offers methods to retrieve balances, orders, vouchers, filters, order history and to place orders. This API is filed under Retail.

Base64.ai is a tool that can extract text, photos, and signatures from all document types. The Base64 APITrack this API enables users to automate extraction of information from drivers licenses, passports, vehicle insurance, shipping containers, receipts, invoices and hundreds of other documents. The API provides methods for document classification, OCR (image to text and URL to text), plus face recognition and matching. The API is listed in the Recognition category.

AnswerGarden is a feedback tool used for real time audience participation, online brainstorming and classroom feedback. The AnswerGarden APITrack this API enables developers to retrieve data from AnswerGarden and use it in their own applications. Obtain question data, answer data, total number of responses, or a complete data chunk with the API. This API is filed in the Feedback category.

AnswerGarden creates a word cloud out of popular feedback terms

AnswerGarden creates a word cloud out of popular feedback terms. Image: AnswerGarden

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