Even in the age where services such as OnStar from General Motors can be used to call for help in the event of an automobile accident, seconds still matter when it comes to major trauma injuries. As part of an effort to save more lives by relaying critical information faster, Rave Mobile Safety and public safety officials from King County, Washington, in cooperation with automotive providers of telematics data such as OnStar, demonstrated how APIs are being used to stream information in real time to the call centers manned by emergency services personnel.
Forget syncing. Imagine having twenty-four-seven access to all your media files while on the go, from anywhere you are - sounds great, right? From videos and recorded TV shows to music and pictures, Remote Potato offers users access to all of these, streamed directly from their homes. The Remote Potato API allows developers to built web based access points for user data.
Google announced a new Transcoder API preview. It empowers users to create consumer streaming formats for direct-to-consumer content. This is the first Google API in a series to come for the ddirect-to-consumer market that has exploded in recent years and accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic.