The Dynamsoft TWAIN SDK enables the ability to read and write 1D and 2D barcodes from and to inputted images. The .NET can work within any application that is written in C# or VB.NET to integrate with scanning and barcode recognition capabilities.
Google has announced updates to its Cloud Speech to Text and Text to Speech APIs that include additional languages, voices, and more affordable pricing models. The goal of these updates is to help developers build better intelligent voice applications and make the products more widely available.
Panasonic has announced a facial recognition API under its μSockets B2B IoT service. Although Panasonic has built a strong portfolio of facial recognition technology over the years, it has never provided access to the developer community at large through an API. It is currently available in Japan.