Cogito Intelligence on Mashape

Cogito Intelligence API brings the power of semantic processing to your application or analysis pipeline, analyzes documents, web pages, tweets and any large data sets to enable Government, Intelligence, Law Enforcement Agencies, and Corporate Security customers to access and exploit some of their most strategic sources of information. The API is able to decipher the meaning and context in processed data, distinguishing between the high volume and various streams of intelligence information, and resolving ambiguities more effectively than keyword or statistics based solutions. Using advanced semantic processing, text mining, categorization and tagging, Cogito analyzes content, extracts entities as well...

List of 14+ Image Recognition APIs

  Image recognition APIs allow you to build apps that let you identify objects, brand logos, products, and more, from images.  The list of image recognition APIs below come in different sizes and flavors, so do check them out! Camfind – Image recognition back-end for the popular app CamFind. Take advantage of the leading image recognition platform through an easy to use web API. Vufind Recognize – Vufind Recognize is a real-time image recognition API for classification and monetization of photos and videos. Recognize uses object recognition to uncover meaning and metadata of photos and videos for contextual image commerce and...

Robert Scoble interview with Mashape CEO Augusto Marietti

Interview transcribed below: I’m Augusto, the CEO of Mashape – the leading and largest API marketplace in the world.  I grew up in Italy and moved to US in 2010. Very cool.  So API marketplace.  This is for developers. [Correct].  I guess there’s a few competitors out there, but why do we need an API marketplace? As the world is moving to have more and more APIs, and software is moving to be more API-centric, there is now a need to unify the multiple APIs in one single place where you can find, distribute, consume, and manage them.  Kind...

Mashape supports Postman – REST Client

  Make your API lives easier with Postman! Postman is a powerful HTTP client to help test web services easily and efficiently. Postman let’s you craft simple as well as complex HTTP requests quickly. It also saves requests for future use so that you never have to repeat your keystrokes ever again. Check the demo video below.  And get it here....

API Launchpad companies at #APIWorld13

At API Launchpad yesterday in APIWorld, 6 companies launched their new APIs.  Check them out below (and links to their presentation slides too!): Drillster provides an online memorization platform. By using a scientifically proven algorithm, Drillster allows users to memorize learning material quicker and more easily. Moreover, Drillster accurately predicts for each individual user when the proficiency has dropped below a pre-set level, triggering users to brush up. Its core functionality is easily integrated into learning management systems, but can be used as a standalone product as well. [Slides] If you like to cook, you probably get many recipes...

#DataWeek API Strategy session @ Fort Mason

This morning I did a session on API Strategy – A Developer Perspective at DataWeek.  I derived the contents mostly from Daniel Jacobson’s “APIs: A Strategy Guide”  (I gave it a bit of a twist by focusing on the developer’s perspective of the API value chain). It’s interesting to note that the term “API Strategy” is being discussed on the web, started by none other Daniel himself, when he declared that businesses should be looking at APIs as a ‘tactic’, instead of a strategy.  You can check out his post here.   The discussion reeled me in and got...

Machine Linking connects with Mashape

  Machine Linking has developed a multilingual SaaS platform that performs semantic analysis of textual documents.  By interfacing with their API, developers can connect unstructured documents and short pieces of text, written in different languages, to live and up-to-date Semantic Web resources such as DBPedia or Freebase. The API features language detection, keyword and entity extraction, disambiguation and linking, concept tagging, and content enrichment; it also returns relevant information about each entity, such as types, images, definitions, synonyms, and translations, extracted from a proprietary and internally maintained knowledge base. Machine Linking is available in over 30 languages, including English, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, Spanish, German, Turkish, French, and Italian. Mashape is...

API World Is One Week Away!

API World is just around the corner; thankfully, tickets are still available to this amazing event.  Get your tickets now!  You don’t want to miss one of the many workshops, plus 2013’s largest API Hackathon.  Over 1200 developers have registered for the conference! API World is the first large-scale conference and expo with a goal of organizing the new API Economy.   The event’s mission is to be neutral and facilitate connections, knowledge, trust and business within the developer community of API providers and consumers.  If you’re a coder, a startup, or an enterprise that consumes or provides multiple APIs...

CamFind it on Mashape

Image Searcher, the creators of CamFind, have developed the very first mobile application that can photograph, identify, and provide information on any object a user desires to learn about. The CamFind API enables a user to take a photograph of any two or three-dimensional object and have the image accurately analyzed and defined within seconds.  CamFind then provides the user with access to informative and useful sites pertaining to the image. CamFind’s intent screen displays results for the following modules: Internet search results, related and similar images, price comparisons and online shopping, related places and address finder, and if...

Hella Hack Oakland (Sept 28 – 29, 2013)

Hella Hack Oakland welcomes all music lovers, code wizards and people with big ideas to come build the next generation of music applications and technologies.  This first ever music hackathon in Oakland will happen on Sept 28th – 29th 2013.  Register now! Prizes: Finalists will be chosen to present in a special session at the SF Music Tech Summit on Oct 1st, where one team will be chosen to receive the Grand Prize of $1000. Mashape is also a prize sponsor offering prizes from API partners.  Check them out here.  We’ll see you there!...