Daily API RoundUp: Bank of Hodlers, FINN, aviationstack, Woleet, Crisp

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Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things, Pets, and Air Travel. Highlights include an API for adding customer service chat bots to applications, an API for enabling autonomous payments from smart devices, and an API for Blockchain-based digital notary services. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


Keesing Technologies provides ID verification solutions. The Keesing Technologies AuthentiScan API utilizes OCR and facial recognition to allow application users to verify identity via a selfie. And the Keesing Technologies AuthentiScan Webhooks API allows developers to receive notifications when verification events occur. Both APIs are listed in the Verification category.

Crisp offers email campaigns, chat bots, and multichannel messaging services. Crisp chat tools are designed to improve customer experience. The Crisp API offers control over all Crisp data including conversations, contacts, and campaigns. This API is listed in the Chat category.

Crisp API enables customer service chat bots

Crisp API enables applications to have customer service chat bots. Screenshot: Crisp

Amphora Data enables services dedicated to improve farming businesses. Amphora Data features analytics, and tools designed to reduce development effort by integrating across the ecosystem. The Amphora Data interface provides reporting software for farmers, data containerization, and data monetization. The Amphora Data API is accessible indirectly via .NET and Python SDKs. The Amphora Data API is listed under the Agriculture category.

Woleet is a Bitcoin timestamping and electronic signature service. The Woleet API enable users to interact with the service and utilize Bitcoin's ledger to democratize security applied to sensitive data. The Woleet API is listed under the Bitcoin category.

RescueGroups provides tools and technology for animal rescue and shelter organizations. The RescueGroups API provides complete adoptable pet data, including hundreds of thousands of adoptable pets, descriptions, and pictures in JSON format. Version 5.0 of the API enables several improvements over previous versions including multiple sort values, random sorting, and API Key read changes. It is listed in the Pets category.

BookingLayer is reservation software for camps, retreats and resorts. The BookingLayer API retrieves data for outdoors camps and wellness retreats including products, packages, availability, prices, and seasons. Users can make bookings by adding, checking out, viewing, extending, and abandoning a cart. The API is listed in the Booking category.

aviationstack provides real time flight status and tracking for flights operating in more than 150 countries. The aviationstack API offers accurate global flight tracking information, including historical flights, airplane data, aviation taxes, and more. The API is listed in the Air Travel category.

aviationstack API

Track flights in 150 countries with aviationstack API. Screenshot: aviationstack

Bank of Hodlers is a digital wallet that featuring multi-signature security, multi-user policy controls, and secure configurations. The Bank of Hodlers Cryptocurrency Wallet API can access secure endpoints to create wallets, ensuring complete custody of the funds and allowing you to manage and track all movements of assets within the system. Bank of Hodlers is powered by BitGo. The API is listed in the Cryptocurrency category.

Mitto is a Platform-as-a-Service for enterprise SMS. The Mitto SMS Messaging API is a RESTful API that enables developers to send and receive SMS messages to and from any country in the world. API Documentation is not publicly available. Developers will need to contact the provider for API access and documentation. This API is listed in our Messaging category.

Textita Temporary Phone Number API provides a temporary SMS number for phone verification. It enables users to get a private, non-VOIP, temporary phone number to verify online services such as Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Telegram, Craigslist, Tinder, Gmail, etc. Developers need to contact the provider for API access and full documentation. The Textita API is listed under the Telephony category.

FINN is a "Banking Of Things" platform. The FINN API enables autonomous IoT payments on behalf of the user in smart devices. FINN features bank-grade security, transaction data and user data, and a maker's Portal where developers can define actions and triggers and see all connected devices. FINN offers a free starter plan perfect for prototyping. The API is listed in the Internet of Things category.

Video: FINN

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