The IBM Watson Java SDK contains builder applications for IBM Watson Services and the IBM Alchemy API. It is a version 3.2.0 release that supports the construction of Android applications alongside other REST API applications that implement cognitive computing concepts for solving complex problems.
Affectiva has announced that its new Emotion API for Speech (beta) is now available to beta users. The API analyzes recorded speech identifying emotion events and gender. An initial set of metrics is now available and includes metrics such as laughing, anger, irritation, and hostility.
Computational APIs, those based on computation and semantic programming, may offer a way for providers to improve the usability and availability of APIs while making data more accessible for companies looking to increase automation while also creating a better user experience.