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.
Open source mapping firm Mapbox has announced new Vision SDK designed to help developers build AR navigation experiences, such as iOS and Android-based heads-up displays, by "bridging the phone, the camera, and the automobile." The Mapbox Vision SDK takes advantage of ARM's Project Trillium AI tech.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in under Security, Electronic Signature, Data Mining, Weather and other categories. Highlights include the Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph API and an API for API-first CMS Comfortable.io. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.