Bryan Parker founded ImageFly out of necessity: "To be honest, I was fed up with having to bounce around between image libraries when I was hammering out a project. It seems like it was GD one day, RMagick the next, and something else the next." ImageFly exists to simplify image modification. The ImageFly API grants developers many image editing tools within web properties and applications.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Recognition, Products, and Calendars. Included are two APIs from Ditto Labs, which uses machine learning technology to allow users to analyze social media posts about their brands. Here's a summary of what is new.
The Moodstocks API provides image recognition services that developers can integrate into their mobile and web applications. The image recognition API allows developers to add reference images and define them--a process that in turn can be used when identifying objects in images.