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Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services: Video Indexer API

by Alan Smith

Azure Cognitive Services Video Indexer integrates artificial intelligence into the processing of video and audio files. Learn how to leverage the power of the Video Indexer API to automate the processing and interpretation of media content.

What you'll learn

Azure Cognitive Services provides powerful artificial intelligence functionality as a service. Cognitive Services Video Indexer leverages Azure Cognitive Services to implement the analysis and interpretation of video and audio content. This course, Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services: Video Indexer API, explores the functionality of the Video Indexer API to programmatically automate the processing of media assets using the Video Indexer service with C# and Python. First, you’ll explore authentication and authorization using API keys to retrieve access tokens, along with the use of access tokens to call service methods. Next, you’ll focus on the indexing of content and how to effectively process a large number of media assets. Searching and playing content using the API will also be covered, allowing the Video Indexer to be integrated with web sites and applications. Finally, you’ll examine how to edit and correct audio transcripts, along with the use of language translation to provide closed captions to audiences in different regions. By the end of this course, you’ll have a working knowledge of how to harness the power of Azure Cognitive Services for video and audio analysis.

About the author

Alan Smith is a Windows Azure developer, trainer, mentor and evangelist at Active Solution in Stockholm. He has a strong hands-on philosophy and focusses on embracing the power and flexibility of cloud computing to deliver engaging and exciting demos. Alan has held the MVP title for 10 years, and is currently MVP of the year for Windows Azure. He is in the organization team for the CloudBurst conference and the Global Windows Azure bootcamp.

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