Livescribe’s iOS SDK, written in Objective-C, allows developers to integrate the functionality of Livescribe with devices and to create applications, by pulling in handwritten notes, drawings and doodles from paper created with the Livescribe pen. Livescribe is a specialized pen that can be used on paper and the content is synced with digital devices and applications.
Sony recently launched its first Audio Control API. That API allows third party apps to control certain audio features of compatible Sony devices. While this is the first Audio API play from Sony, the same strategy was used in a camera scenario through the Sony Camera Remote API.
Google this week released the first preview of its Android Things Console, the tool it hopes developers will use to create and manage internet-of-things devices and services. Google has lots of guidance concerning how it expects things will best proceed. Here's what you need to know.
Amazon announced an update to the Alexa Skills Kit that will let developers take control of how Alexa speaks. SSML Speechcons can spice up Alexa's pronunciation for the sake of clarity, emphasis, or just for fun. Listening to Alexa is a painful reminder that computers still don't know how to speak.