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Product updates · 4 min read

New feature: Webhooks

We're excited to announce the launch of our first webhook. Now, when you upload a video, you can get notified when each version of the video has been encoded and is ready to playback.

Doug Sillars · March 23, 2021

Tutorials · 3 min read

Auto Caption a video

Videos with captions/subtitles are watched longer than videos without. Yet, adding captions is non-trivial. In this post, we'll walk through a sample application that takes an uploaded video, and automatically transcribes the audio and creates a caption file for the video.

Doug Sillars · February 26, 2021

Tutorials · 3 min read

Listing, retrieving, and deleting delegated tokens

You can list all delegated tokens to see which ones you want to keep or delete, retrieve details about a specific delegated token, or delete a delegated token. In this tutorial you'll learn how to do all of this in Python!

Erikka Innes · February 16, 2021

Tutorials · 14 min read

Sharing a video: sending a video via live stream

Video on demand (VOD) is a great way to give your customers a way to watch videos when *they* want to watch them. But what if you want that recorded video to be played at a specific time? This is not possible with VOD, but is possible with a video live stream. In this post, we'll walk through the steps required to convert a recorded video into a video live stream for scheduled playback.

Doug Sillars · February 9, 2021

Video trends · 5 min read

Creating video "stories"

Apps like Snapchat and Instagram have "video stories" where the videos are visible for 24 hours, and then disappear. Stories are a great way to keep up user engagement, and have users regularly check in (so they do not miss a story). In this post, we'll walk through a demo application that mimics the "story" framework. You'll see how you can easily implement a feature like stories with api.video

Doug Sillars · January 25, 2021

Tutorials · 9 min read

Resume a video

Would you like to use session data to resume videos for your users? You can use the resume a video application to track each user's progress with the video, and then start the video at the last point their viewing was tracked.

Doug Sillars · January 12, 2021

Tutorials · 3 min read

Watching a Livestream

How to build a simple page to show a livestream broadcast (or just an image if the stream is not broadcasting).

Doug Sillars · January 4, 2021

Tutorials · 9 min read

Private video upload with a public token

Public (delegated) tokens allow for video upload without authentication. In this post we'll create a single use public token, and use it to create private, non-downloadable videos.

Doug Sillars · December 17, 2020

Tutorials · 3 min read

Upload a video: Discord

Extending the "upload a video" HTML page to send the video to Discord.

Doug Sillars · November 30, 2020

Tutorials · 9 min read

Video moderation with machine learning

Are you losing sleep thinking about the videos your customers are uploading to your site? In this post, we'll walk through a demo application that incorporates video moderation with AI, enabling you to categorise all uploaded content, and only display the content that is appropriate for your customers.

Doug Sillars · November 13, 2020