A trend is starting to emerge: Advanced technologies are being made available first as cloud services that organizations can invoke easily via an API, rather than having to figure out how to deploy and master themselves. The latest example of that trend is a cloud service from AlchemyAPI that takes advantage of machine learning and computer vision technologies to allow publishers and providers of ad networks to more easily monetize content.
TokBox, leader in online video communications, enhanced its OpenTok platform to support Web-RTC. Web-RTC support enables OpenTok to offer the first two way video between WebRTC-enabled browsers and iOS devices.
After three jam packed days, the API Strategy and Practice Conference winds down with the final series of keynote speeches. Featured speakers include Laura Merling, John Mathon, Richard Mendis and Sid Maestre. The session will be streamed live from 3:45pm-4:55pm PST. View the video below along with the schedule of speakers.