The official 7digital Android SDK affords to integrate music charts, metadata, streams, and purchases into an Android application. 7digital is a service that offers over 30 million music tracks with curated recommendations. What author Ling Khor created to demonstrate how his project works, was the 7digital Android Buy Button. This sample allows users to buy a track without leaving the app. This is the project: https://github.com/7digital/7digital-android-buy-button-demo
Full API documentation available at: http://7digital.github.io/7digital-Android-SDK/apidocs/
Nvidia has released Audio and 360 Video SDKs to help simplify VR development. The NVIDIA VRWorks Audio SDK delivers realistic audio in VR environments. The NVIDIA VRWorks 360 Video SDK allows developers to capture and stitch together video feeds into a single 360-degree panoramic video.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Transportation, Open Data, and Music. Highlights include an API for fleet GPS services and an API for querying data about requests to The Freedom Of Information Act. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Amazon has made its Music Skill API generally available in the Alexa Skills Kit. This API is meant for music service providers, such as Spotify or Pandora, and allows them to add their music service to Alexa-powered devices. Once connected, subscribers will be able to ask for their tunes by voice.