July 28, 2011
BodyMedia provides insight into your body’s physical state through four scientific measurements. It uses a pedometer-like device to measure physical motion and steps, but also has galvanic skin response, skin temperature and heat flux measures. The BodyMedia API will give application developers access to all these metrics on your body’s recent activity. FitBit is in a similar space, but FitBit just doesn’t have as many measurements to use in its applications.
expressFlow, file encryption service, offers the expressFlow API that allows developers to integrate complex file processing tasks into third party applications. expressFlow adds a new level of security to cloud storage services like Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and more. expressFlow eliminates the need for manual encryption and protection processes. Basic calls to the expressFlow API allows developers to add encryption to files from any application.
The new Yahoo Content Analysis API capitalizes on the success of its term extraction API while adding new functionality. The reborn implementation not only extracts terms and entities but ranks them based on perceived importance within the article. Peter Levinson, product manager for Yahoo Content Analysis, says “The new API gives developers actionable metadata about their content. By extracting and then ranking terms on the page, the API separates signal from noise in unstructured content.”