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Morgan Davies
Like everyone, we hate calling customer support centers.  After making your way through a labyrinth of support options, wouldn’t it be great if the service agent already knew your name and address?  If you manage a service center or develop tools for caller ID systems, our newest partner can make this a reality.  Mashape is proud to partner with Next Caller, an Advanced Caller IDSM for businesses. With over 220 million records on file, Next Caller is your company’s secondary database.   By linking U.S. phone numbers, both mobile and landline, to names, addresses, and emails, Next Caller will save your…
Morgan Davies
There are numerous use cases for manipulating 3D images; however, finding a quality application has always been a challenge, until now.  Mashape is proud to partner with Vizago, a leading face recognition technology company.  Using a single 2D facial photo, Vizago creates full 3D facial reconstructions in OBJ format. Vizago’s patented Morphable Model Technology enables you to model and manipulate faces in real 3D, as well as create realistic 3D reconstructions of faces from a single user photo.  With the Vizago API you can create 3D representations when developing computer game characters, avatars, and medical simulations.  Vizago is also…
Morgan Davies
It’s not often we get to announce an API partnership that can directly improve your health and wellbeing.  Mashape is excited to have Nutritionix, the largest branded food database in the world, join our community. Nutritionix is a search engine and database for nutrition information.  With over 300,000 unique food items you can browse or search by restaurants, as well as query specific food types to find nutritional information. The Nutritionix API allows you to access and integrate the functionality and data of Nutritionix to create new applications.  The API provides nutritional facts to over 230,000 UPCs/barcodes, 100,000 restaurant…
Morgan Davies
Hello Mashape community, We’re happy to announce a reduced revenue share percentage rate. Going forward monetized APIs will only be charged a 20% revenue share. With ❤. As always, Mashape will continue to provide free support, quick distribution, analytics, auto generated code snippets, issues and reporting system, status, alerts, testing tools, collaboration and permission add-ons, and many more features. Looking forward to our continued relationship to build together the API economy!  …
Morgan Davies
We know that working with text can be difficult at the best of times.  Ultimately, giving your readers what they want in the cleanest format ensures repeat consumers.  When we discovered AYLIEN, an incredibly intuitive Natural Language Processing (NLP) solution, we knew their API would be a welcome addition to our community. Based on NLP and machine learning algorithms, AYLIEN is focused on creating simple yet intelligent applications in the news and media space.  Their API allows you to quickly extract basic data like headlines and the body of text from a document; additionally, it offers a summarization service,…
Morgan Davies
The telephony business is notoriously complex.  With legacy carriers and networks, developers are challenged to maintain old customer support systems; let alone face the task of developing new features and applications. Mashape is pleased to have Plivo, a cloud communications company, join our community.  With Plivo’s solution you get a simple infrastructure service, which handles everything from carrier contracts to call quality and messaging deliverability to technical support. Plivo enables developers and businesses to build powerful Voice and SMS apps without carrier lock-in.  The Plivo API enables you to make and receive calls, send SMS, make a conference call,…