Consumers are looking for an easier way to explore the content, conversations and communities that revolve around their favorite topics
Mountain View, Ca (PRWEB) October 15, 2008
BooRah, the leading restaurant-specific online review guide, today announced the launch of its free, location-enabled Web Services API for Web sites and businesses looking to offer online restaurant reviews and ratings to their visitors. BooRah's Web Services API delivers the same core semantic technology that powers BooRah.com and BooRah's award winning Yahoo! SearchMonkey application, along with applications suitable for portals, local newspaper publishers and location-enabled phones.
"BooRah's API offers comprehensive restaurant search capability along with unique 'Boo' and 'Rah' ratings unavailable from any other website," said Eric Moyer, CEO and Co-Founder of BooRah.
"Consumers are looking for an easier way to explore the content, conversations and communities that revolve around their favorite topics," said Anand Rajaraman, co-founder of Kosmix, a new online guide to the Web which uses BooRah's API for restaurant search. "BooRah's restaurant search is a great way for the Kosmix community to find popular local restaurants and discover new ones. From a developer perspective, BooRah's API is flexible, comprehensive and offers highly accurate results."
With the launch of Geode by Mozilla for location tracking on laptop browsers, BooRah's API enables ever more powerful search capabilities and offers support for development of invaluable location-enabled tools for browser and desktop applications.
Key Features of BooRah's Web Services API:
- Restaurant Search -- Search for top rated restaurants across the US by City, Zip, Neighborhood, Point of Interest, Address, Street/Cross-Street, and Geo-Coordinates
- Restaurant Ratings -- Get detailed ratings for Food, Service and Ambiance
- Restaurant Features -- Get links for Discounts, Menus, Coupons, Takeout and many other valuable features
BooRah concurrently announces a licensing program for developers of complex applications that require additional flexibility, data attributes or greater access.
BooRah's patent-pending Natural Language Processing technology automatically condenses a comprehensive collection of online reviews from bloggers, professional critics and consumers, and delivers these results in the most relevant fashion to a consumer. BooRah's technology helps local business owners track their reviews reputation online and capitalize on the growing trend of user-generated recommendations. Founded in 2006, BooRah is funded by Storm Ventures and private individuals. Learn more at http://www.BooRah.com.
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