Get Smart with Image Recognition APIs

Adam DuVander, November 25th, 2013

BetafacePhoto APIs have long been a staple of developer applications. There are more than 350 photo APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory and almost 800 photo mashups. However, most applications integrate with photo sharing services, like the Flickr API and Instagram API, missing the real power of photo APIs. This post identifies four ways that APIs are getting smart by using image recognition technology to find faces, words and more.


Today in APIs: SpotXchange Launches Video Advertising API and Intermezzo’s ClubLinq API to Power Maryland Live Casino

Eric Carter, November 1st, 2013

SpotXchange, video advertising platform, has released the most advanced API in the video advertising industry. The ClubLinq Identity and Offers API will be installed at Maryland Live Casino’s Arundel Mills Location. Plus: CamFind opens API to third party developers.


56 New APIs: BuzzStream, Pactas and Panopta APIs

Matthew Scott, October 6th, 2013

This week we had 56 new APIs added to our API directory including a service that builds word-of-mouth campaign management software providing read only access to its CRM system, a visual image search and recognition application, a ordering, inventory and point of sale management service for both retailers and suppliers, and geolocation based off of an IP address. In addition, we profiled an on demand delivery and shipping service.


Today in APIs: OpenKit Backend for Social Games, Social Foundry’s SOAPbox API Adaptor, and 15 New APIs

Greg Bates, September 30th, 2013

OpenKitThe OpenKit back end goes live. Social Foundry’s SOAPbox API Adaptor. Plus: WebStorm puts everything at your finger tips, and 15 new APIs.


APIs of the Week: Staff Picks Fitting Reality, Virtusize and CamFind

Matthew Scott, September 22nd, 2013

As another week comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the APIs that caught our attention. This week there were 40 APIs added to our directory this week and our team picked the ones that stood out.


API Spotlight: TadaWeb, VigLink and Brow.si APIs

Matthew Scott, September 21st, 2013

TaDawebOf the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll illuminate those ten by throwing them into the spotlight. The eight included the TaDaweb API. Unlike what seems to be the trend with big data, TaDabweb focuses on what they like to term “small data.”


Developers of CamFind App Release Image Recognition API to General Public

Janet Wagner, September 18th, 2013

Image SearcherImage Searcher, Inc., an image recognition and mobile search technology company, has announced the public release of the Image Searcher Image Recognition API which leverages the same technology used to power the CamFind and TapTapSee applications. CamFind is a visual mobile search app and TapTapSee is an app designed for the blind and visually impaired.


Today in APIs: Pubnub to Extend Services Network, Preva Fitness API, and 10 New APIs

Greg Bates, September 17th, 2013

PubNubPubnub raises $11 million to build out API-based services network. Precor’s Preva Fitness API turns workout into playout. Plus: Tictail’s new API and tools for retail stores, New Zealand adopts common web platform, and 10 new APIs.


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