The Sphero Ruby SDK by Ron Evans allows developers to implement robotics features into applications, including to roll around, change colors, and run programs. As a requirement, users need a Sphero ball, a computer, and a bluetooth device. Installation can be complete via gem.
Amazon has launched a beta version of a Gadgets Skill API that allows developers to build game skills for Echo Buttons that work in conjunction with Amazon's Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Echo Plus and Echo Spot devices. Using the new API, developers can create new kinds of gaming experiences.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Entertainment and Education APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.