Operations

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The Operations API contains all the Video Indexer APIs, such as Upload video, Get insights, and other operations

Update Video Transcript

Updates the video with the given transcript. If the specified language is the source language of the video, then the video will be re-indexed with the given transcript, and the transcript of all the other languages will be re-generated. If the specified language is not the source language, the transcript of that language will be updated and the new text will be written into the existing lines and blocks of that language.

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Request

Request URL

Request parameters

  • string

    Location indicates the Azure region to which the call should be routed
    See more details here

  • string

    Format - guid. Account ID is a globally unique identifier (GUID) for the account.
    See more details here

  • string

    The video id

  • string

    Access token should match the authorization scope of the call (Account or Video, with Write)
    Note that Access tokens expire within 1 hour
    See more details here

  • (optional)
    string

    The language to update its transcription. Supported languages: Serbian (Cyrillic): sr-Cyrl-RS, Serbian (Latin): sr-Latn-RS, Bosnian: bs-Latn, Chinese (Simplified): zh-Hans, Chinese (Traditional): zh-Hant, Filipino: fil-PH, Fijian: en-FJ, Samoan: en-WS, English: en-US, Greek: el-GR, Spanish: es-ES, Estonian: et-EE, Persian: fa-IR, Finnish: fi-FI, French: fr-FR, Haitian: fr-HT, Afrikaans: af-ZA, Arabic: ar-EG, Danish: da-DK, German: de-DE, Bulgarian: bg-BG, Bangla: bn-BD, Malagasy: mg-MG, Malay: ms-MY, Maltese: mt-MT, Catalan: ca-ES, Czech: cs-CZ, Dutch: nl-NL, Norwegian: nb-NO, Indonesian: id-ID, Italian: it-IT, Lithuanian: lt-LT, Latvian: lv-LV, Japanese: ja-JP, Urdu: ur-PK, Ukrainian: uk-UA, Hindi: hi-IN, Hebrew: he-IL, Hungarian: hu-HU, Croatian: hr-HR, Korean: ko-KR, Vietnamese: vi-VN, Turkish: tr-TR, Tamil: ta-IN, Thai: th-TH, Tongan: to-TO, Russian: ru-RU, Romanian: ro-RO, Portuguese: pt-BR, Polish: pl-PL, Swedish: sv-SE, Kiswahili: sw-KE, Slovenian: sl-SI, Slovak: sk-SK.

  • (optional)
    boolean

    If true the language parameter will be set as source language.

  • (optional)
    string

    A callback url to call with the status once the operation completes, relevant only when the video is re-indexed

  • (optional)
    boolean

    Indicates whether to send a success mail once video was succesfully re-indexed with new transcript, relevant only when the video is re-indexed

Request headers

  • (optional)
    string
    Media type of the body sent to the API.

Request body

00:00:05.110 --> 00:00:10.880
Galga dot. I'm AI'm a I'm a.

00:00:10.880 --> 00:00:15.460
I am amazed is that award I'm a be wondering.

00:00:15.460 --> 00:00:18.980
Why that woman got noughties?

00:00:18.980 --> 00:00:22.436
They're here they're here don't worry Emma Watson seems like

00:00:22.494 --> 00:00:25.028
the type of girl who I would be friends with

00:00:25.086 --> 00:00:25.950
for like 3 days

00:00:25.950 --> 00:00:29.990
and then get really sick of button on tell her.
{
  "type": "string",
  "x-nullable": false,
  "example": "00:00:05.110 --> 00:00:10.880\nGalga dot. I'm AI'm a I'm a.\n\n00:00:10.880 --> 00:00:15.460\nI am amazed is that award I'm a be wondering.\n\n00:00:15.460 --> 00:00:18.980\nWhy that woman got noughties?\n\n00:00:18.980 --> 00:00:22.436\nThey're here they're here don't worry Emma Watson seems like\n\n00:00:22.494 --> 00:00:25.028\nthe type of girl who I would be friends with\n\n00:00:25.086 --> 00:00:25.950\nfor like 3 days\n\n00:00:25.950 --> 00:00:29.990\nand then get really sick of button on tell her."
}

Responses

204 No Content

Transcript updated successfully

Representations

400 Bad Request

Representations

{
  "errorType": "INVALID_INPUT",
  "message": "Vtt body parameter is empty."
}

401 Unauthorized

Representations

{
  "errorType": "USER_NOT_ALLOWED",
  "message": "Access token is not authorized to access account 'SampleAccountId'."
}

500 Internal Server Error

Representations

{
  "errorType": "GENERAL",
  "message": "There was an error."
}

Code samples

@ECHO OFF

curl -v -X PUT "https://api.videoindexer.ai/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/{videoId}/Index/Transcript?accessToken={accessToken}?language={string}&setAsSourceLanguage=False&callbackUrl={string}&sendSuccessEmail=False"
-H "Content-Type: text/vtt"

--data-ascii "{body}" 
using System;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Text;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Web;

namespace CSHttpClientSample
{
    static class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            MakeRequest();
            Console.WriteLine("Hit ENTER to exit...");
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
        
        static async void MakeRequest()
        {
            var client = new HttpClient();
            var queryString = HttpUtility.ParseQueryString(string.Empty);

            // Request headers

            // Request parameters
            queryString["language"] = "{string}";
            queryString["setAsSourceLanguage"] = "False";
            queryString["callbackUrl"] = "{string}";
            queryString["sendSuccessEmail"] = "False";
            var uri = "https://api.videoindexer.ai/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/{videoId}/Index/Transcript?accessToken={accessToken}&" + queryString;

            HttpResponseMessage response;

            // Request body
            byte[] byteData = Encoding.UTF8.GetBytes("{body}");

            using (var content = new ByteArrayContent(byteData))
            {
                content.Headers.ContentType = new MediaTypeHeaderValue("< your content type, i.e. application/json >");
                response = await client.PutAsync(uri, content);
            }
        }
    }
}	
// // This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
import java.net.URI;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.HttpClient;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.client.utils.URIBuilder;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.HttpClients;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

public class JavaSample 
{
    public static void main(String[] args) 
    {
        HttpClient httpclient = HttpClients.createDefault();

        try
        {
            URIBuilder builder = new URIBuilder("https://api.videoindexer.ai/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/{videoId}/Index/Transcript?accessToken={accessToken}");

            builder.setParameter("language", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("setAsSourceLanguage", "False");
            builder.setParameter("callbackUrl", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("sendSuccessEmail", "False");

            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpPut request = new HttpPut(uri);
            request.setHeader("Content-Type", "text/vtt");


            // Request body
            StringEntity reqEntity = new StringEntity("{body}");
            request.setEntity(reqEntity);

            HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(request);
            HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();

            if (entity != null) 
            {
                System.out.println(EntityUtils.toString(entity));
            }
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>JSSample</title>
    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function() {
        var params = {
            // Request parameters
            "language": "{string}",
            "setAsSourceLanguage": "False",
            "callbackUrl": "{string}",
            "sendSuccessEmail": "False",
        };
      
        $.ajax({
            url: "https://api.videoindexer.ai/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/{videoId}/Index/Transcript?accessToken={accessToken}&" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Content-Type","text/vtt");
            },
            type: "PUT",
            // Request body
            data: "{body}",
        })
        .done(function(data) {
            alert("success");
        })
        .fail(function() {
            alert("error");
        });
    });
</script>
</body>
</html>
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>

int main(int argc, const char * argv[])
{
    NSAutoreleasePool * pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];
    
    NSString* path = @"https://api.videoindexer.ai/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/{videoId}/Index/Transcript?accessToken={accessToken}";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                         @"language={string}",
                         @"setAsSourceLanguage=False",
                         @"callbackUrl={string}",
                         @"sendSuccessEmail=False",
                      ];
    
    NSString* string = [array componentsJoinedByString:@"&"];
    path = [path stringByAppendingFormat:@"?%@", string];

    NSLog(@"%@", path);

    NSMutableURLRequest* _request = [NSMutableURLRequest requestWithURL:[NSURL URLWithString:path]];
    [_request setHTTPMethod:@"PUT"];
    // Request headers
    [_request setValue:@"text/vtt" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Content-Type"];
    // Request body
    [_request setHTTPBody:[@"{body}" dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding]];
    
    NSURLResponse *response = nil;
    NSError *error = nil;
    NSData* _connectionData = [NSURLConnection sendSynchronousRequest:_request returningResponse:&response error:&error];

    if (nil != error)
    {
        NSLog(@"Error: %@", error);
    }
    else
    {
        NSError* error = nil;
        NSMutableDictionary* json = nil;
        NSString* dataString = [[NSString alloc] initWithData:_connectionData encoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding];
        NSLog(@"%@", dataString);
        
        if (nil != _connectionData)
        {
            json = [NSJSONSerialization JSONObjectWithData:_connectionData options:NSJSONReadingMutableContainers error:&error];
        }
        
        if (error || !json)
        {
            NSLog(@"Could not parse loaded json with error:%@", error);
        }
        
        NSLog(@"%@", json);
        _connectionData = nil;
    }
    
    [pool drain];

    return 0;
}
<?php
// This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';

$request = new Http_Request2('https://api.videoindexer.ai/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/{videoId}/Index/Transcript?accessToken={accessToken}');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
    'Content-Type' => 'text/vtt',
);

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
    'language' => '{string}',
    'setAsSourceLanguage' => 'False',
    'callbackUrl' => '{string}',
    'sendSuccessEmail' => 'False',
);

$url->setQueryVariables($parameters);

$request->setMethod(HTTP_Request2::METHOD_PUT);

// Request body
$request->setBody("{body}");

try
{
    $response = $request->send();
    echo $response->getBody();
}
catch (HttpException $ex)
{
    echo $ex;
}

?>
########### Python 2.7 #############
import httplib, urllib, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Content-Type': 'text/vtt',
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'language': '{string}',
    'setAsSourceLanguage': 'False',
    'callbackUrl': '{string}',
    'sendSuccessEmail': 'False',
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.videoindexer.ai')
    conn.request("PUT", "/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/{videoId}/Index/Transcript?accessToken={accessToken}&%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################

########### Python 3.2 #############
import http.client, urllib.request, urllib.parse, urllib.error, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Content-Type': 'text/vtt',
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'language': '{string}',
    'setAsSourceLanguage': 'False',
    'callbackUrl': '{string}',
    'sendSuccessEmail': 'False',
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.videoindexer.ai')
    conn.request("PUT", "/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/{videoId}/Index/Transcript?accessToken={accessToken}&%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################
require 'net/http'

uri = URI('https://api.videoindexer.ai/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/{videoId}/Index/Transcript?accessToken={accessToken}')

query = URI.encode_www_form({
    # Request parameters
    'language' => '{string}',
    'setAsSourceLanguage' => 'False',
    'callbackUrl' => '{string}',
    'sendSuccessEmail' => 'False'
})
if query.length > 0
  if uri.query && uri.query.length > 0
    uri.query += '&' + query
  else
    uri.query = query
  end
end

request = Net::HTTP::Put.new(uri.request_uri)
# Request headers
request['Content-Type'] = 'text/vtt'
# Request body
request.body = "{body}"

response = Net::HTTP.start(uri.host, uri.port, :use_ssl => uri.scheme == 'https') do |http|
    http.request(request)
end

puts response.body