Every March, college basketball fans find themselves deep in the throes of March Madness, even President Obama gets in on the fun
. Here at Mashape, we were disappointed to find that developers were not invited to the party. The NCAA has no official APIs available. In fact, we couldn’t find any free public API out there! Something had to be done, so we made our own
just in time for the Sweet Sixteen.
Unfortunately, the NCAA and other sports leagues have yet to embrace open data and the innovations it can spur. Imagine a bracket predicting engine, real-time matchup-based…
The International Trade Association (ITA) within the Department of Commerce recognizes the importance of open data and is working hard to make its trade data available. ITA’s mission is to help US companies export abroad, and the opening of its public trade data is another step in helping US businesses be competitive in an increasingly international market.
Through its Trade Data APIs
, ITA provides developers with access to authoritative information on US exports and international trade. Developers can use this information, often in conjunction with other data they possess, to put meaningful trade data on Web sites and mobile…
From building a “Hyperloop” to getting a $1 billion investment from Google, it seems like Elon Musk is in the news almost every day. By now, reporters must be running out of superlatives to describe him. Even “genius” can lose its luster if you use it too much
Anyone can pull up a thesaurus and start flipping, but perhaps you want to run a more thorough search, and maybe turn up something a bit more interesting. Not just synonyms, but also find words that are related in other ways. And maybe you would also like to limit the results…
The following is a guest post by Groove. Don’t forget to consume the Groove API on Mashape
Groove is the simple help desk software that lets you easily and efficiently deliver better online customer service. More than 2,000 teams trust Groove to manage support tickets, collaborate with ticket assignments and private notes, and get a detailed look at performance with customer service metrics.
As of today, Groove’s API
is available on Mashape. Groove’s API can be used to build Groove functionality right into any app.
Some of the things you can do include:
Automatically create Groove tickets from external
The following is a guest post by Datafinder. Don’t forget to consume the Datafinder API on Mashape
is a self-serve website that gives organizations access to LifeData®, a living history of consumer data that is generated through real life events, actions and activities. These data points include such things as: contact details, demographic information, education level, family status, financial details, and much more. Datafinder operates a large data warehouse, where more than 9,200 data files are aggregated and indexed that contain over 700 Billion LifeData® attributes. Datafinder.com’s API’s are now available at Mashape, giving developers instant access to…
Kairos, a SaaS-based startup in Miami, FL, has now made its advanced 2D to 3D facial detection and recognition API available on Mashape. The Kairos API takes the complexity out of face recognition so you can focus on building great products. Kairos brings you commercial grade face recognition without hassle; no talking to a shark salesperson in a $1,000 suit, or length contracts!
Do check out the guest post below by them, and don’t forget to consume their API
What is face recognition?
At Kairos, we get a lot of questions from people about how facial…
SemaMediaData – a startup that offers Image & Video OCR API based on cutting edge multimedia-processing technologies, is now on Mashape!
Do check out the guest post below by them, and don’t forget to consume their API on Mashape!
SemaMediaData technologies serve as cornerstone for various innovative applications as e.g., automatic video annotation, video indexing, video browsing, content-based video search engine, social media mining etc.
provides functionality for detecting and recognizing text content from video frames and images. It differs from a conventional print OCR engine which is designed for a high resolution scan of printed documents with…
NetImpact, the powerful, real-time, IP-to-location based API developer service is now available on Mashape. The API takes the most complicated data sets and generates easy to understand real-time formats. NetImpact
is carving a clear and simple path for developers to gain instant access to back end data; ultimately make their mobile, Web, Android, or iOS apps’ front-end function flawlessly. The company’s goal is to deliver universally accessible big data in the easiest format possible.
The IP-to-location API
provides powerful data that enables you to build more intelligent applications for dynamic content delivery, location-aware applications, enhanced e-commerce, security and more. NetImpact’s…
The API from award-winning image and object recognition provider, Catchoom, is now available on Mashape. Their solution, CraftAR, is the ultimate Augmented Reality toolbox; which helps businesses and brands create augmented reality content. The Catchoom
solution is perfect if you’re working within gaming, advertising, marketing, publishing, and e-commerce markets. The benefits of Image Recognition stem from the fact that a mobile user is at least 40x more likely to interact with an interactive ad containing an image than with a traditional ad.
Catchoom’s CraftAR enables companies of all sizes, from small startups to large scale enterprises, to build high performance…
Summer is here! At Mashape, we’ve been busy improving and iterating on some new features. But what better way to celebrate the awesome weather with some food, drinks, and API? Whether you’re staying in or heading out, we hope that this list of food and drinks API will be useful for you!
For the diet-conscious folks who like to count your calories, skip the food and consume these APIs instead. Think of the possibilities of linking a wearable device with a food API. You can re-calibrate your targets on the fly based on your food and drinks intake, or the…