Media and entertainment industry conferences are by far some of my favorites. Creativity, disruption, opportunity, and technology – particularly cloud, edge, and AI – are everywhere. It’s been exciting to see those things come together at NAB 2018, SIGGRAPH, and now IBC Show 2018.
Earlier today, we announced Video Indexer as generally available. This means that our customers can count on all the metadata goodness of Video Indexer to always be available for them to use to run their business.
Video Indexer recently released a new and improved Video Indexer V2 API. This RESTful API supports both server-to-server and client-to-server communication and enables Video Indexer users to…
For those of you who might not have tried it yet, Video Indexer is a cloud application and platform built upon media AI technologies to make it easier to extract insights from video and audio files. As a starting point for extracting the textual part of the insights...
Developers and media companies trust and rely on Azure Media Services building the ability to encode, protect, analyze and deliver video at scale.
We announced the launch of Video Indexer at Build 2017.
As I reflect on cloud computing and the media industry since last year’s NAB, I see two emerging trends. First, content creators and broadcasters such as Rakuten, RTL, and Al Jazeera are increasingly…
In the last few years, many law enforcement agencies have adopted body worn cameras. In this blog post, I will provide some background on what is driving the growth and will talk about how AI can help with law enforcement agencies with the processing of videos captured by body worn cameras.
We are delighted to announce a new capability in Microsoft Video Indexer: Brand Detection from speech and from visual text! If you are not yet familiar with Video Indexer, you may want to take a look at a few examples on our video portal.
Extracting insights from video (using AI technologies) presents an additional set of challenges (and opportunities for optimization) as compared to images. There is a misconception that AI for video…