Amazon’s new APIs connect smart home cameras and doorbells to Alexa

Your Ring and August doorbells and locks just got a lot smarter. Amazon has released new APIs for smart home cameras and doorbells allowing these devices to communicate with Echo speakers. Not all devices can support these new APIs however. Amazon currently supports WebRTC compliant cameras or 3Ps, which use a WebRTC bridge to connect […]

Facebook announces changes to Events, Pages, Groups, and Instagram APIs

As CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before Congress next week to answer questions about the company’s privacy and data policies, Facebook announced a slew of changes to its APIs. The changes don’t come as a surprise — Facebook already announced that it was conducting an audit of “all apps that had access to large […]

Libre Wireless Technologies Announces Their LibreSync Platform Will Work With Amazon Alexa and Support the Alexa Connected Speaker APIs

PRESS RELEASE: PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 31, 2017– Libre Wireless Technologies, Inc., a leading embedded voice enabled audio and multiprotocol IoT solution provider, today ahead of the IFA consumer electronic show in Berlin, announced their range of industry leading LibreSync wireless mic-to-cloud voice and media streaming platform solutions will work with Amazon Alexa voice service, […]

Android O Developer Preview 3 launches, finalizes APIs

Enlarge (credit: Google) Less than a month after the release of the second Android O developer preview, Google is back dropping yet another version of the OS on us. The third developer preview should be rolling out to beta devices now, and along with an update to the Android Studio SDK, it finalizes the APIs for […]

THE OPEN BANKING REPORT: How banks can leverage open APIs and maintain their retail banking dominance

BI Intelligence Open banking is the democratization of access to data previously exclusively owned by legacy financial institutions.  The open banking trend is being driven by a number of factors and will ultimately become the norm. That means retail banks need to rethink their business and operational models if they want to maintain the positions of dominance in […]