This is the official PHP SDK is made by Getty Images for developers to construct applications in PHP 5.4 that interact more conveniently with the Getty Images Connect API. Using the API, one may incorporate Getty's digital content, search technology, and metadata into publishing tools, products and services. The API can be used to perform a search for images from extensive creative and editorial catalogs to retrieve image metadata or download files. For a full listing of API behaviors, developers can view the Getty Images API documentation hosted on the Getty GitHub channel.
A few years ago the best computer vision algorithms were the preserve of a few neural net researchers. Now, anyone can gain access to the best object detection algorithms in the world through public APIs. Wayne Walls, CTO at Filestack, put four of the best through their paces over at their blog.
CanvasPop’s new Photo Printing API has already won the hearts and minds of big name photo and image partners like 500px, East Coast pixels (creators of the Photo Toaster app) and Selfless Portraits. Now, any web or mobile developer can integrate the photo-to-canvas printing API into their service delivery and automate canvas printing direct to the end-customer.
Photo editing service Aviary has added a new HTTP-based API that allows developers to pass photos through filters, effects and even basic editing operations. Aviary "soft-launched" the new Aviary Effects API last week at SXSW, when we interviewed Aviary's Michael Galpert (video below). The new service could be used to create photo-sharing services like Instagram, CMS plugins to aid workflow or within social applications to create a standard look to all avatars.