The Microsoft Azure LUIS Cognitive Vision Android SDK allows integrating language into cognitive applications within the formerly known Microsoft Oxford Project. With the samples available, developers will be able to analyze an image and recognize a test. LUIS stands for Language Understanding Intelligent Service.
IBM announced recently that they are making it easier for developers to jump into machine learning. At the World of Watson, the IBM Cloud-based Watson Data Platform with Machine Learning was launched. At the core of it all was the concept of the interconnectivity of data made possible through APIs.
San Francisco startup Prior Knowledge recently released in public beta their predictive analytics API called Veritable. They want to enable every developer with big data prediction tools, without becoming a quant genius first. Just upload a dataset, execute analysis, make predictions and watch the sparks fly.
Nineteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Weather, Environment, Bots, and Human Resources among others. Highlights today include several Bot APIs from Gupshup.io, plus Atlas of Living Australia and OCBC Bank APIs. Here's a look at what is new.