The Angus Face Expression Estimation Python SDK by Angus.ai provides a tool for developers to help find out the expression of people in the front of an image (i.e. happy, surprised).
The Angus.ai API makes it easy for developers to give senses to machines and embraces AI technologies for text, voice, sound, image, video, text, laser, sonar, and accelerometers.
The Web of Things working group, part of the W3C, has gathered many big players in the IoT space to standardize on semantic interoperability based on Linked Data and APIs. The goal is to describe things in a way that developers don't have to know the details or underlying communication patterns.
Earlier this week Microsoft announced that it is making some of the imagery used in its Virtual Earth platform available for purchase (more on Virtual Earth in our VE SDK profile). The imagery, taken with Microsoft's proprietary UltraCam shown below is available for approximately 200 cities (in high resolution and averaging less than two years old).