Virtuix Omni is a virtual reality interface, an omnidirectional treadmill video game peripheral to maneuver within virtual reality games. The Virtual Omni SDK gives developers the necessary information to fully leverage the interface.
Pick up the remote, turn on the television — and watch YouTube. That's what the New York Times is reporting in one of the more interesting side notes as part of the big YouTube API release earlier this month.
Following-up on yesterday's post on the best new mashups, here is another notable mashup from this past week, yesterday's Mashup of the Day: Gaiagi Driver. What is it? It's a mashed-up 3D driving simulator that uses a lot of web APIs across multiple windows to create a unique driving experience. Give it a starting and ending address and it follows the path created by the directions and shows your present position in four different views:
With so many TV shows and movies available online these days, it can be hard for viewers to find exactly what they are looking for. To make life easier for television watchers, Guidebox, a service that answers the question, “Where can I stream or purchase this?,” released a free API that lets developers integrate movie and TV episode search into websites and mobile apps.