Metaio is an augmented reality company with offices in San Francisco, New York , and Munich. This organization offers Metaio SDK, a kit that can add 3D options, localization services, and tracking alternatives to augmented reality projects. Users could test AR technology with toys, car engines, and landscapes. In the SDK site, programmers can find overviews, classes for android, and classes for iOS.
Maluuba is a company that has created a patent-pending, voice recognition and language engine. According to Crunchbase, Samsung Ventures funded $2 million to Maluuba in February 2012, and the Maluuba language engine "is a product of two years of advanced research in artificial intelligence, machine learning and linguistics." Yesterday, Maluuba announced the introduction of a preview alpha release of what the company describes as the "first of its kind" natural language understanding API (nAPI).
The news of data visualization provider Tableau's IPO on Friday is yet another sign that the movement behind data and analytics continues to gain steam. With that in mind, today we'll take a look at recent mashups that allow users to perform data analytics of some kind and often show the results through interesting visualizations. Read below for more information on each.