Thirty more APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Real Estate, Messaging, and Payments. Highlights today include the Beyond Verbal API for analyzing emotions in speech and the Plume API for retrieving air quality data. Here's a look at what is new.
The marriage of Internet and Telephony has seen tremendous activity over the last year with several products allowing you to create telephony applications. Creating interactive voice response (IVR) applications has been difficult in the past, but with several cloud offerings, developers are being spoiled with choices. QuickFuse, an offering from telephony provider Plum Voice, is no exception.
If it's speech-to-text services you're after, Vocapia Research is in the game, offering a variety of speech technology services and working with their clients to adapt, fine tune or create products that are relevant for specific applications. One of Vocapia's products is the VoxSigma speech-to-text software suite that is suitable for many languages and a variety of audio data types. The VoxSigma API is available as a Web service via a REST API over HTTPS.