This SDK provides an interface to the DOCOMO Speech Recognition API, enabling speech recognition to be added to Android applications. This particular Android SDK contains technologies powered by FueTrek language processing, and provides support up to Android version 4.4. The SDK offers an increased recording time of 30 seconds. The API accepts spoken voice within an audio file, and transcribes the language detected into words.
Kooaba offers image recognition through its Kooaba API, allowing you to compile metadata on objects in your photos. This can be used for product recognition and pricing, but could also be used to augment personal photo collections, which can be so large that they are nearly impossible to search by hand. There are tons of use cases for image recognition and this API should really open up the field and bring more applications to market.
Late last year, Google announced a limited preview of its Cloud Vision API beta. After massive participation in the preview, Google has opened its image analysis API beta to the broader developer community. Apps submit images to the platform where a wide array of image attributes are detected.