Thread Genius recently launched with the goal of mapping the world's visual taste. Thread Genius believes that web recommendations based on text fall short of capturing consumers' true taste. Its computer vision technology captures taste on visual input. Its API opens the service to others.
ParallelDots enhanced its artificial intelligence API portfolio with the new Virality Detection API and the Excel add-in. The Virality Detection API predicts the potential of an image to go viral. The Excel add-in allows users to collect data within Excel for analysis by the ParallelDots AI API.
Amazon has empowered more location-based services through Alexa with the release of a Device Address API. The API allows for the development of Alexa skills that require location data. For instance, consider a food delivery skill. Without an address, the skill would not function accurately.