Daily API RoundUp: Vote Smart, Wall Street Horizon, PracticePanther, NeuroVault, RemoteMonster

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Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Voting, Cryptocurrency, and WebRTC. Highlights include the Wall Street Horizon Enchilada for corporate event data, and NeuroVault API for retrieving neuroimaging brain statistical maps. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.


RemoteMonster enables developers to build live streaming and video applications. The RemoteMonster Platform offers zero latency calls, interactive live streaming, chat Integration, and smooth transactions with video Scaling. RemoteMonster supports 320p to full HD resolutions. This APITrack this API is available indirectly via SDKs. It is listed in the WebRTC category.

RemoteMonster API

Screenshot: RemoteMonster

PracticePanther provides law practice management software. The Practice Panther APITrack this API enables developers to build an integration between PracticePanther and another application or service, build custom reports and dashboards, and automate workflows and processes or customize PracticePanther for their law firm. Operations include accounts, bank accounts, call logs, custom fields, emails, expenses, invoices, items, payments, and relationships. It is listed in the Law category.

CycleStreets provides cycling intelligence for the UK. The CycleStreets APITrack this API enables UK-wide bicycle journey planning for A-to-B routes by bike. It is designed by cyclists, for cyclists, and caters for the needs of less both confident and less confident cyclists. This is version 2 of the API, and it is filed in the Cycling category.

Vote Smart.org aims to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to all Americans, regardless of party. The VoteSmart API integrates voting data into applications.The API will respond to simple requests for data, such as 'get bio information for candidate Y' and 'get Votes for candidate X.' Classes include political courage test, officials, rating, state, votes, address, candidates, districts, elections, and leadership. The Vote Smart API is listed under the Voting category.

ElectionsOnline provides a test voting system to increase voter participation, enable member engagement, and blend a ballot into websites for a single sign-on experience. The ElectionsOnline APITrack this API retrieves voting data including elections, ballots, voter groups, positions, candidates, and rosters. Responses in JSON and XML formats. This API is also listed in the Voting category.

NeuroVault is an open data repository for brain maps. The NeuroVault APITrack this API retrieves statistical maps, parcellations, and atlases of the brain for interactive visualization and meta-analysis improvement. NeuroVault gathers data from MRI and PET studies providing a publicly shareable permanent URL. Developers can access JSON files with atlases, collections, images, and NDIM results. The API is listed in the Health category.

Here's an example of an image and data provided by NeuroVault

Here's an example of an image and data provided by NeuroVault. Image: NeuroVault/NeuroSynth

dex.blue is a digital asset exchange. dex.blue APITrack this API enables real-time crypto trading information in applications connected via Websockets. Connected clients are able to access data associated with user trades, orders, subscriptions, withdrawals, and balances. The dex.blue API is listed in the Cryptocurrency category.

Wall Street Horizon provides machine-readable corporate event data including dividends, splits, earnings calendars, investor conferences and more. The Wall Street Horizon Enchilada APITrack this API provides stocks, financial, and institutional data in XML format. Features include coverage of over 12,000 global equities, the ability to create an unlimited number of watch lists, and the option to easily download query results into an XML file. This API is listed in the Financial category.

Markable Lens is a deep learning platform that uses computer vision to make content easier for shopping. The Markable Lens APITrack this API allows developers to access and manage catalogs, and perform image search based on a product and how to wear it. The API is listed in the eCommerce category.

Video: YouTube/MARKABLE

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