Catchoom is an image recognition and augmented reality company based in Spain. 3 steps are available to particularly integrate the image recognition in iOS. First step is to add the SDK to a XCode project, second is set up the UIView controller, and third is to implement search using cloud recognition interface. The SDK is available on the site to download. Developers need XCode 5 or newer and iOS 6.0.
Google's latest API purports to let developers determine where you are and approximate what you might be doing, and then suggest actions based on that data. The Awareness API will give apps the intelligence they need to act automatically and independently to delight end users.
In a first for US mobile carriers, Sprint has opened up an initial set of REST services for developers to play with for free at their new developer sandbox. With these services (Sprint API profile), developers can now access location, simple presence, and send SMS messages to Sprint handsets without requiring any software installed to the device.