For snap-happy smartphone and tablet users, having somewhere to store their treasured pics is probably very appealing. Photo books have been a trendy favourite for a while now, and Printzel is an app-powered platform that allows users to create their own printed photo books directly from their mobile and tablet devices. The company also provides the Printzel API that now makes it possible for developers to offer printed books from their own applications.
Photo Hack Day 4 erupts April 6th, and runs nonstop through the weekend. The first Photo hack Day brought together photographers, web designers, photo editors, and computer scientists for the first image-centric hackathon. Since the original 200 hackers threw together almost fifty mashups in a single weekend (two years ago), Photo Hack Day has blossomed in number, creativity, and excitement as it readies itself for a fourth rendition. Lead sponsors Aviary and Facebook look forward to “[a]nother full weekend of photo centric awesomeness.”
Infradox serves up your archive of photo and video on a high volume basis. The Infradox API is actually two APIs: a “Partner API” and a “Back Office API.” The partner API is, not surprisingly, for your partners so that they can connect live with your Infradox database. Responses are in XML.
In a world where social networks are a big part of everyday life, photo uploading and sharing has become hugely popular and with that, the need for the average person to be able to easily edit their photos as they please. PhotoCat is an online and mobile application for editing and retouching images. Created by a team of photography and tech enthusiasts, the application is designed to make photo editing a fun and simple experience for anyone. PhotoCat’s API makes this functionality available to be integrated with other applications.
Venueseen, a visual marketing and social media management solutions company, has just announced the release of the Venueseen Campaigns API allowing developers access to a powerful Instagram driven marketing tool.
The Stipple API is free, has no request limits as of yet, and OAUTH 2 will be supported in the future. According to its website on the API, it is “inspired by REST”. Stipple announces its rare downtime, which is usually used to migrate data, via its twitter account.
Bryan Parker founded ImageFly out of necessity: “To be honest, I was fed up with having to bounce around between image libraries when I was hammering out a project. It seems like it was GD one day, RMagick the next, and something else the next.” ImageFly exists to simplify image modification. The ImageFly API grants developers many image editing tools within web properties and applications.
First impressions are pretty key, right? Especially when it comes to dating. When meeting someone for the first time you have the opportunity to size each other up, say your bit; all while acting on your best and most charming behaviour. But what about meeting someone online? When you’re not actually in front of a person putting your best foot forward, all you have is a snapshot and written profile to work its magic for you. In this case, it’s probably a good idea to make sure that the photograph and profile are working in your favor. That’s where the Perfect Dating Profile API comes in.
Recognize.im recently announced that its image recognition API service has publicly launched. Until now, the Recognize.im API remained accessible on an invite only basis. Recognize.im hopes to tap into the quickly growing image recognition market and target mobile shopping apps and advertising campaigns. The platform recognizes real-world objects and redirects customers to take action after the customer takes a photo of the object with a smartphone.