The slate detection insights


Due to the Azure Media Services retirement announcement, Azure AI Video Indexer announces Azure AI Video Indexer features adjustments. See Changes related to Azure Media Service (AMS) retirement to understand what this means for your Azure AI Video Indexer account. See the Preparing for AMS retirement: VI update and migration guide.

The following slate detection insights (listed below) are automatically identified when indexing a video using the advanced indexing option. These insights are most useful to customers involved in the movie post-production process.

  • Clapperboard detection with metadata extraction. This insight is used to detect clapperboard instances and information written on each (for example, production, roll, scene, take, etc.
  • Digital patterns detection, including color bars.
  • Textless slate detection, including scene matching.

View post-production insights

The Insight tab

In order to set the indexing process to include the slate metadata, select the Video + audio indexing -> Advanced presets.

This image shows the advanced setting in order to view post-production insights.

The Timeline tab

After the file has been uploaded and indexed, if you want to view the timeline of the insight, select the Post-production checkmark from the list of insights.

This image shows the post-production checkmark.

For details about viewing each slate insight, see: