APIs are not only critical when it comes to extending the digital reach of an organization; they can also provide tangible brick and mortar benefits as well. Walgreens, for example, recently announced that it has developed an API and software development kit that allows developers of mobile applications to include the ability to print out photos within their applications at any one of 7,907 Walgreens locations.
It seems that photo applications, be it mobile or web, are making their presence felt via small but innovative ways in which they bring photographs together. Facebook is the largest photo sharing site available today and if you can somehow tap into that to create an interesting social experience, the results are bound to be dramatic, as Pixable’s Photofeed application has managed to do.
Unsplash, an online image provider, has released an open image dataset. The new library currently contains over 2 million high quality images, with 16GB of accompanying data. The accompanying data includes keyword-image conversions, community and AI-generated keywords, EXIF, and more