February 10, 2015
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Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Artificial Intelligence, Advertising, Hardware and Recognition. Highlights today include APIs from Deepomatic that can identify furniture and clothing in photographs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Kooaba offers image recognition through its Kooaba API, allowing you to compile metadata on objects in your photos. This can be used for product recognition and pricing, but could also be used to augment personal photo collections, which can be so large that they are nearly impossible to search by hand. There are tons of use cases for image recognition and this API should really open up the field and bring more applications to market.
Last week, HP officially launched commercial plans for Haven OnDemand, a machine learning platform that offers developers a suite of APIs they can use to "turn virtually any data into an asset anytime and anywhere." The platform entered beta in 2014 and offers more than offers more than 60 APIs.