Operations

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

Search Videos

Search videos in the specified account

Try it

Request

Request URL

Request parameters

  • string

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

  • string

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

  • (optional)
    string

    Free text to search for.

  • (optional)
    string

    The text scope to search in.

  • (optional)
    string

    A privacy level (Private, Organization, Public).

  • (optional)
    string

    A breakdown id to search for.

  • (optional)
    string

    A partition to search for.

  • (optional)
    string

    An owner to search for.

  • (optional)
    string

    A face to search for.

  • (optional)
    string

    An external id to search for (which was associated with the video at upload).

  • (optional)
    integer

    The number of results to return.

  • (optional)
    integer

    The number of results to skip (used for paging).

  • (optional)
    string

    Include only videos with that source language. You can specify multiple language parameters (e.g. $language=English&language=French) to search multiple languages. Having no language parameter will search all languages. Supported languages: Afrikaans: Af-ZA, Arabic: ar-EG, Bangla: Bn-BD, Bosnian: Bs-Latn, Bulgarian: Bg-BG, Catalan: Ca-ES, Chinese (Simplified): zh-Hans, Chinese (Traditional): Zh-Hant, Croatian: Hr-HR, Czech: Cs-CZ, Danish: Da-DK, Dutch: Nl-NL, English: en-US, Estonian: Et-EE, Fijian: En-FJ, Filipino: fil-PH, Finnish: Fi-FI, French: fr-FR, German: de-DE, Greek: El-GR, Haitian: Fr-HT, Hebrew: He-IL, Hindi: Hi-IN, Hungarian: Hu-HU, Indonesian: Id-ID, Italian: it-IT, Japanese: ja-JP, Kiswahili: Sw-KE, Korean: Ko-KR, Latvian: Lv-LV, Lithuanian: Lt-LT, Malagasy: Mg-MG, Malay: Ms-MY, Maltese: Mt-MT, Norwegian: Nb-NO, Persian: Fa-IR, Polish: Pl-PL, Portuguese: pt-BR, Romanian: Ro-RO, Russian: ru-RU, Samoan: En-WS, Serbian (Cyrillic): Sr-Cyrl-RS, Serbian (Latin): Sr-Latn-RS, Slovak: Sk-SK, Slovenian: Sl-SI, Spanish: es-ES, Swedish: Sv-SE, Tamil: Ta-IN, Thai: Th-TH, Tongan: To-TO, Turkish: Tr-TR, Ukrainian: Uk-UA, Urdu: Ur-PK, Vietnamese: Vi-VN.

  • (optional)
    string

    The language to search in. You can specify multiple language parameters (e.g. $language=English&language=French) to search multiple languages. Having no language parameter will search all languages. Supported languages: Afrikaans: Af-ZA, Arabic: ar-EG, Bangla: Bn-BD, Bosnian: Bs-Latn, Bulgarian: Bg-BG, Catalan: Ca-ES, Chinese (Simplified): zh-Hans, Chinese (Traditional): Zh-Hant, Croatian: Hr-HR, Czech: Cs-CZ, Danish: Da-DK, Dutch: Nl-NL, English: en-US, Estonian: Et-EE, Fijian: En-FJ, Filipino: fil-PH, Finnish: Fi-FI, French: fr-FR, German: de-DE, Greek: El-GR, Haitian: Fr-HT, Hebrew: He-IL, Hindi: Hi-IN, Hungarian: Hu-HU, Indonesian: Id-ID, Italian: it-IT, Japanese: ja-JP, Kiswahili: Sw-KE, Korean: Ko-KR, Latvian: Lv-LV, Lithuanian: Lt-LT, Malagasy: Mg-MG, Malay: Ms-MY, Maltese: Mt-MT, Norwegian: Nb-NO, Persian: Fa-IR, Polish: Pl-PL, Portuguese: pt-BR, Romanian: Ro-RO, Russian: ru-RU, Samoan: En-WS, Serbian (Cyrillic): Sr-Cyrl-RS, Serbian (Latin): Sr-Latn-RS, Slovak: Sk-SK, Slovenian: Sl-SI, Spanish: es-ES, Swedish: Sv-SE, Tamil: Ta-IN, Thai: Th-TH, Tongan: To-TO, Turkish: Tr-TR, Ukrainian: Uk-UA, Urdu: Ur-PK, Vietnamese: Vi-VN.

  • (optional)
    string

    Required for private videos or account scope search
    Access token should match the authorization scope of the call - A video token (for a single video search) or account token with read permissions
    Note that Access tokens expire within 1 hour
    See more details here

Request body

Responses

200 OK

Search results

Representations

{
  "results": [
    {
      "accountId": "SampleAccountId",
      "id": "476892a745",
      "partition": null,
      "externalId": null,
      "metadata": null,
      "name": "test2",
      "description": null,
      "created": "2018-04-25T17:40:28.273+00:00",
      "lastModified": "2018-04-25T17:43:11.548+00:00",
      "lastIndexed": "2018-04-25T17:40:38.561+00:00",
      "privacyMode": "Private",
      "userName": "SampleUserName",
      "isOwned": true,
      "isBase": true,
      "state": "Processed",
      "processingProgress": "",
      "durationInSeconds": 13,
      "thumbnailVideoId": "476892a745",
      "thumbnailId": "d869021e-2a0b-4355-9c80-144e51aa8f6d",
      "social": {
        "likedByUser": false,
        "likes": 0,
        "views": 0
      },
      "searchMatches": [],
      "indexingPreset": "Default",
      "streamingPreset": "Default",
      "sourceLanguage": "En-US"
    },
    {
      "accountId": "SampleAccountId",
      "id": "30e66ec1b1",
      "partition": null,
      "externalId": null,
      "metadata": null,
      "name": "test3",
      "description": null,
      "created": "2018-04-25T16:50:00.967+00:00",
      "lastModified": "2018-04-25T16:58:13.409+00:00",
      "lastIndexed": "2018-04-25T16:50:12.991+00:00",
      "privacyMode": "Private",
      "userName": "SampleUserName",
      "isOwned": true,
      "isBase": true,
      "state": "Processing",
      "processingProgress": "",
      "durationInSeconds": 13,
      "thumbnailVideoId": "30e66ec1b1",
      "thumbnailId": "55848b7b-8be7-4285-893e-cdc366e09133",
      "social": {
        "likedByUser": false,
        "likes": 0,
        "views": 0
      },
      "searchMatches": [],
      "indexingPreset": "Default",
      "streamingPreset": "Default",
      "sourceLanguage": "En-US"
    },
    {
      "accountId": "SampleAccountId",
      "id": "3a9220459b",
      "partition": null,
      "externalId": null,
      "metadata": null,
      "name": "SampleVideo_1280x720_2mb222",
      "description": null,
      "created": "2018-04-25T16:29:43.099+00:00",
      "lastModified": "2018-04-25T16:57:07.7+00:00",
      "lastIndexed": "2018-04-25T16:29:54.767+00:00",
      "privacyMode": "Private",
      "userName": "SampleUserName",
      "isOwned": true,
      "isBase": true,
      "state": "Processing",
      "processingProgress": "",
      "durationInSeconds": 13,
      "thumbnailVideoId": "3a9220459b",
      "thumbnailId": "21700e5e-9736-42b9-9bbb-124df35295eb",
      "social": {
        "likedByUser": false,
        "likes": 0,
        "views": 0
      },
      "searchMatches": [],
      "indexingPreset": "Default",
      "streamingPreset": "Default",
      "sourceLanguage": "En-US"
    }
  ],
  "nextPage": {
    "pageSize": 25,
    "skip": 0,
    "done": true
  }
}

400 Bad Request

Representations

401 Unauthorized

Representations

500 Internal Server Error

Server error

Representations

Code samples

@ECHO OFF

curl -v -X GET "https://api.videoindexer.ai/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/Search?query={string}&textScope={string}&privacy={string}&id={string}&partition={string}&owner={string}&face={string}&externalId={string}&pageSize={integer}&skip={integer}&sourceLanguage=English&language=English&accessToken={string}"

--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 parameters
            queryString["query"] = "{string}";
            queryString["textScope"] = "{string}";
            queryString["privacy"] = "{string}";
            queryString["id"] = "{string}";
            queryString["partition"] = "{string}";
            queryString["owner"] = "{string}";
            queryString["face"] = "{string}";
            queryString["externalId"] = "{string}";
            queryString["pageSize"] = "{integer}";
            queryString["skip"] = "{integer}";
            queryString["sourceLanguage"] = "English";
            queryString["language"] = "English";
            queryString["accessToken"] = "{string}";
            var uri = "https://api.videoindexer.ai/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/Search?" + queryString;

            var response = await client.GetAsync(uri);
        }
    }
}	
// // 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/Search");

            builder.setParameter("query", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("textScope", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("privacy", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("id", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("partition", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("owner", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("face", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("externalId", "{string}");
            builder.setParameter("pageSize", "{integer}");
            builder.setParameter("skip", "{integer}");
            builder.setParameter("sourceLanguage", "English");
            builder.setParameter("language", "English");
            builder.setParameter("accessToken", "{string}");

            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpGet request = new HttpGet(uri);


            // 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
            "query": "{string}",
            "textScope": "{string}",
            "privacy": "{string}",
            "id": "{string}",
            "partition": "{string}",
            "owner": "{string}",
            "face": "{string}",
            "externalId": "{string}",
            "pageSize": "{integer}",
            "skip": "{integer}",
            "sourceLanguage": "English",
            "language": "English",
            "accessToken": "{string}",
        };
      
        $.ajax({
            url: "https://api.videoindexer.ai/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/Search?" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
            },
            type: "GET",
            // 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/Search";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                         @"query={string}",
                         @"textScope={string}",
                         @"privacy={string}",
                         @"id={string}",
                         @"partition={string}",
                         @"owner={string}",
                         @"face={string}",
                         @"externalId={string}",
                         @"pageSize={integer}",
                         @"skip={integer}",
                         @"sourceLanguage=English",
                         @"language=English",
                         @"accessToken={string}",
                      ];
    
    NSString* string = [array componentsJoinedByString:@"&"];
    path = [path stringByAppendingFormat:@"?%@", string];

    NSLog(@"%@", path);

    NSMutableURLRequest* _request = [NSMutableURLRequest requestWithURL:[NSURL URLWithString:path]];
    [_request setHTTPMethod:@"GET"];
    // Request headers
    // 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/Search');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
);

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
    'query' => '{string}',
    'textScope' => '{string}',
    'privacy' => '{string}',
    'id' => '{string}',
    'partition' => '{string}',
    'owner' => '{string}',
    'face' => '{string}',
    'externalId' => '{string}',
    'pageSize' => '{integer}',
    'skip' => '{integer}',
    'sourceLanguage' => 'English',
    'language' => 'English',
    'accessToken' => '{string}',
);

$url->setQueryVariables($parameters);

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

// 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 = {
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'query': '{string}',
    'textScope': '{string}',
    'privacy': '{string}',
    'id': '{string}',
    'partition': '{string}',
    'owner': '{string}',
    'face': '{string}',
    'externalId': '{string}',
    'pageSize': '{integer}',
    'skip': '{integer}',
    'sourceLanguage': 'English',
    'language': 'English',
    'accessToken': '{string}',
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.videoindexer.ai')
    conn.request("GET", "/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/Search?%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 = {
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'query': '{string}',
    'textScope': '{string}',
    'privacy': '{string}',
    'id': '{string}',
    'partition': '{string}',
    'owner': '{string}',
    'face': '{string}',
    'externalId': '{string}',
    'pageSize': '{integer}',
    'skip': '{integer}',
    'sourceLanguage': 'English',
    'language': 'English',
    'accessToken': '{string}',
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.videoindexer.ai')
    conn.request("GET", "/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/Videos/Search?%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/Search')

query = URI.encode_www_form({
    # Request parameters
    'query' => '{string}',
    'textScope' => '{string}',
    'privacy' => '{string}',
    'id' => '{string}',
    'partition' => '{string}',
    'owner' => '{string}',
    'face' => '{string}',
    'externalId' => '{string}',
    'pageSize' => '{integer}',
    'skip' => '{integer}',
    'sourceLanguage' => 'English',
    'language' => 'English',
    'accessToken' => '{string}'
})
if query.length > 0
  if uri.query && uri.query.length > 0
    uri.query += '&' + query
  else
    uri.query = query
  end
end

request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(uri.request_uri)
# 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