The DOCOMO Character Recognition iOS SDK can be utilized to integrate an iOS application with the DOCOMO Character Recognition API, enabling English and Japanese character recognition. The API scans an image and returns specific coordinates of individual characters.
Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Internet of Things Weather, and Recognition. Highlights include the Microsoft Azure LUIS language processing API and several weather APIs from Foreca. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Instagram had previously reported that the company would deprecate the Legacy API platform on March 2nd, 2020. As that date approached Instagram was forced to delay the deprecation date until March 31, 2020, to provide developers the time needed to transition.
Rank One, facial recognition SDK provider, announced a periocular recognition algorithm. A periocular approach to facial recognition uses images of the eye and the eyebrow area to perform facial recognition. The release is timely given COVID-19 related social distancing and mask-wearing practices.