Automatically extract advanced metadata from video and audio content
Gain valuable insights from your video and audio files
Automatically extract metadata—such as spoken words, written text, faces, speakers, celebrities, emotions, topics, brands, and scenes—from video and audio files. Access the data within your application or infrastructure, make it more discoverable, and use it to create new over-the-top (OTT) experiences and monetization opportunities. Try the web experience and API with a free trial.
Multichannel pipeline orchestrates visual and auditory cues and incorporates insights into a shared timeline
Easy to evaluate and integrate, and available via web portal, web widgets, and REST APIs
Intuitive customization to train and fine-tune selected AI models, improve content accuracy, and configure your account
Helps you meet compliance obligations for HIPAA, SOC, ISO, FedRAMP, HITRUST, PCI, and more
Improve content discoverability and performance
Enhance your search experiences by using the metadata automatically extracted from your content. Multichannel analysis provides information to perform a more effective search across your media archive and within each file. Search by person, object, visual text, spoken word, entity, or emotion.
Enhance user engagement
Apply the extracted metadata to improve user experience. Use speech transcription and translation to easily add closed captioning in multiple languages, fine-tune recommendation algorithms based on objects and people that appear in a video, and automatically create clips from sections featuring a particular person. Reuse the Video Indexer portal widgets on your own applications without building the underlying infrastructure.
Generate fresh content in minutes
Create new media from existing content by using the AI-based video editor. Find the right media content in your library, locate the pieces you’re interested in, and use our award-winning technology to stitch them together into a new video. When you’re happy with the result, render and download the video and use it in your own editing applications or downstream workflows.
Unmatched security and compliance
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Video Indexer pricing
- Analyze video and audio files in a single Media Services job
Trusted by companies of all sizes
The Future of StoryTelling (FoST) supports a passionate community of media, technology, and communications experts who explore storytelling in the digital age. The company uses Video Indexer to make its video content searchable.
Automating scene selection
Endemol Shine Group, creator of the TV show Big Brother, automates its production using Azure services.
Personalizing video content
Zone·tv uses Azure to deliver a revolutionary, feature-rich suite of video services.
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Frequently asked questions about Video Indexer
No. Video Indexer integrates multiple machine learning models into one pipeline. Indexing a video or audio file via Video Indexer retrieves a full set of insights extracted on one shared timeline—no machine learning or AI skills, or knowledge of algorithms, necessary.
Video Indexer supports most common media formats. See Standard Encoder formats for details.
We guarantee 99.9 percent availability for Video Indexer, which the Azure Media Service SLA covers. The Video Indexer SLA applies only to paid accounts, and not to the free trial.