A national hackathon event series focused on the use of sports APIs aims to strengthen the nascent growth of sports applications and technologies. On the heels of the release of recent sports data APIs like NFLData, On Deck Cup offers developers a chance to play with a wide range of sports data APIs, not always available openly.
RunKeeper, a maker of health and fitness tracking software, has made its Health Graph API available to the public after a closed beta with a small group of developers. The new API provides access to RunKeeper Health Graph -- a system of individual health connections that create digital map of an individual's personal health. The Health Graph provides a record of the evolution of an individual's health, including a snapshot of their current physical condition, how this has evolved over time, and how social interactions may have influenced activities and behaviors.
Soon after HeiaHeia was founded by Olli Oksanen, Jussi Räisänen and Ivan Kuznetsov, the company became a hit in its home country of Finland. Boasting more than 175,000 users in Finland alone, this social workout forum has shown how powerful making things social and simple really is. The HeiaHeia platform allows users to track workouts ranging from over 400 different activities and share their accomplishments with other users. The Company has released the HeiaHeia API which will make it easier for business’ to integrate HeiaHeia into their workflow.