Google is pitching its Activity Recognition Transition API as the key to unlocking insight about smartphone owners' movements. The idea is to let developers decipher between simple movement, such as walking, and complex movement, such as driving all while maximizing battery life.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Video, Bluetooth, Location, and Games. One highlight today is the Accelerite Location-as-a-Service API, which enables mobile device location aggregation. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.