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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services - Second Edition by Leif Larsen

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Diving into the Video API

The Video API provides advanced algorithms for video processing. Using this API, you can build more personalized and intelligent applications.

There are four main features of this API, which we will look into. They are as follows:

  • Face detection and tracking
  • Motion detection
  • Stabilizing shaky videos
  • Generating intelligent video thumbnails
If you have not already done so, register for an API key for the Video API at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/try/cognitive-services/. Click on Get API Key next to the Video API.

Microsoft has created a NuGet package, containing the Video API, which allows us to utilize all the features available. Let us start by creating a new project in Visual Studio, based off our MVVM template. ...

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