The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Mobile Objective-C SDK simplifies the construction of iOS mobile applications in Objective-C. Developers can use the SDK’s message and data classes to build Android mobile applications. The official SDK communicates with the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web API. It is compatible with the iOS 7 and iOS 8 as well as Xcode 6 development environments.
FullContact has announced the CardShark API. The CardShark API allows users to "to send images of business cards to FullContact, and...receive back a response containing transcribed structured contact data." The advantage the API method of optical character recognition over competitors lies in the ability to send contacts to devices and applications beyond the device that captured the initial picture.