The official API.AI iOS SDK provides resources to run the demo application and integrate this iOS SDK into an application. Developers who work with natural language processing, machine learning, and recognition projects can benefit from this kit, created by author Dmitriy Kuragin. On GitHub, users can find a series of steps to initialize CocoaPods, initialize audio session, and initialize the SDK.
Maluuba is a company that has created a patent-pending, voice recognition and language engine. According to Crunchbase, Samsung Ventures funded $2 million to Maluuba in February 2012, and the Maluuba language engine "is a product of two years of advanced research in artificial intelligence, machine learning and linguistics." Yesterday, Maluuba announced the introduction of a preview alpha release of what the company describes as the "first of its kind" natural language understanding API (nAPI).
Twenty Two APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Recognition, Engagement, Editing, and Games. Highlights include the Skype Bot REST API for deploying Skype messaging bots and the Microsoft Speaker Recognition API which can identify users by voice.