eHive, online collection management system, grants access to its web-based organization system via the eHive API. Museums can integrate the API with third party applications, or developers can build mobile and custom apps that leverage eHive technology. eHive allows museums and curators to gather, share, and manage collections of all flavors and sizes directly through a web interface. API integration enables eHive users to gain traction through mobile, social, and existing networks.
BrainHoney offers a distributed eLearning platform. Teachers can create course content on the site and students can interact with the content, even submitting their assignments through the system. The company boasts that its product is used in all 50 US states and in 54 countries internationally. With this scale of adoption, offering the BrainHoney API seems to be the next step in further captivating their happy customers would be to allow them to build their own custom interfaces to the system.
A learning management system (LMS) is a way to track, report, document and deliver online educational resources. The Tin Can API, provided by SCORM, is attempting to rethink the way that LMSs receive and catalogue information.