FaceTec upgrades face biometrics SDKs with OCR, document scanning features

A major new update of FaceTec’s data-sovereign biometric security platform has been unveiled, with optical character recognition (OCR) for photo IDs, as well as barcode and NFC-chip scanning. The new version 9.4 of FaceTec’s Server SDK and the 3.9MB Device SDKs expand the face biometric technology’s capabilities with support for...
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Announcing General Availability of Tracing Support in AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

Today, we are announcing the general availability of AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) for tracing, a secure, production-ready, AWS-supported distribution of the OpenTelemetry project. With this launch, customers can use OpenTelemetry APIs and SDKs in Java, .Net, Python, Go, and JavaScript to collect and send traces to AWS X-Ray and monitoring destinations supported by the OpenTelemetry Protocol (OTLP).
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iOS 15 Adoption Lower Than iOS 14 Over First Two Days, Says Mixpanel

Apple released iOS 15 on Monday, and in the time since, the software update has reportedly seen lower adoption than iOS 14 following its launch last year. According to analytics company Mixpanel, around 8.5% of users installed iOS 15 as of Wednesday at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time, compared to around 14.5% for iOS 14 as of midnight on the second day after that software update was released.

Announcing the Modzy AI Hackathon 2021

We’re excited to announce the Modzy AI Hackathon 2021. Calling all developers and all ideas – hack together the best AI-powered app, bot, integration, library, or other ideas you have using our powerful collection of APIs and SDKs. We welcome you to join the Modzy community and to put your development skills on display. Registration opens October 11, 2021 and the contest runs through December 1, 2021 – register your interest here. Good luck to everyone!

Getting Started with Braintree API

PayPal owns Braintree, a payment service provider. It gives you the ability to accept online payments from customers in your applications by providing client-side and server-side Software Development Kits (SDKs).

Top 10 Video Calling & Conferencing APIs & SDKs

Check the 10 best video calling & conferencing software, APIs, SDKs based on HD quality, security, video chat features, network bandwidth, integrations, pricing, support, technology, and the current online video conferencing market research report of 2021. An API (Application programming interface) is an interface that allows different sorts of software...

Critical encryption vulnerability found in secure communications platform Matrix

Implementation bug discovered in certain clients and libraries. A critical vulnerability in certain Matrix clients could allow an attacker access to encrypted messages. Users of the open source, decentralized communications platform are urged to update their systems after a serious implementation bug was found in its end-to-end encryption. The issue,...

Zoom Launches Video Engagement Center

Zoom has launched a video contact center which it says will reimage the way businesses interact with their customers. The Zoom Video Engagement Center (VEC) is built on the same technology that powers Zoom’s meetings and will make it easier for companies to engage with their clients digitally. Heidi Elmore,...
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Amid rising tides of data privacy, developers & marketers need new SDKs

In an increasingly complex data privacy landscape, app developers and marketers have reduced insight into user-level data, hampering their monetization and advertising strategies. As new regulations come into play, developers and marketers would do well to invest in a diversified mix of SDK integrations, writes MobileFuse founder and chief executive officer Ken Harlan.

How big are the AppGallery Connect SDKs anyway?

How to retain users in today’s increasingly competitive app market is a pressing issue within the industry, and there are many potential ways of going about it. One of the top solutions is to reduce the size of your app so that users are less tempted to uninstall it when their storage runs low. To that end, a growing number of developers have attempted to reduce the size of their apps by integrating smaller SDKs. This article introduces the SDK sizes of various AppGallery Connect services so that you have a better understanding of how they will affect the size of your app.

CoinList Opens Registrations for Immutable X, a Layer-2 for NFTs on Ethereum

Immutable X is reportedly the first Layer-2 for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on Ethereum. NFTs are only “as valuable as the security and popularity of the blockchain they are built on, and Immutable X is built to leverage Ethereum’s security and network effects so more people can access world-class NFTs,” the announcement from CoinList explained.