Microsoft announced that it is launching a unified API for all of its AI speech services at its annual Build conference this week in Seattle. The new API, which is part of the company's Azure platform, will combine into a single API four APIs that are currently made available as separate services.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Artificial Intelligence, Food, and Advertising. Highlights include an API for integrating with the WallOfCoins bitcoin marketplace and the Reconess API for facial recognition abilities. Here's a look at what is new.
MuleSoft founder Ross Mason has a bit of a reality check for anyone willing to listen. It has to do with how the majority of today's artificial intelligence can only do about half of what it should be doing. According to Mason, it needs to be more of a two-way street and for that, you need APIs.