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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2019

Overview

  • To enable customers to efficiently review videos before publishing them, ApsaraVideo for VOD provides the video review features, including automated review, manual review, and review security IP address. These features enable you to detect and block improper videos in advance or bring them offline in a timely manner. In doing so, you can avoid or reduce the adverse effects caused after these videos are published.

Preparations

  • Register an Alibaba Cloud account, complete verification, and activate ApsaraVideo for VOD.

  • Obtain an AccessKey to access ApsaraVideo for VOD. You can create an AccessKey for your Alibaba Cloud account on the Access Key Management page in the Alibaba Cloud console. Alternatively, you can create a RAM user in the RAM console and grant the user the permission (such as AliyunVODFullAccess) to access ApsaraVideo for VOD. For more information, see RAM user access.

  • Choose Review > Settings.

    • Configure the review process. You can select the Review Before Publish or Review After Publish mode. The Review After Publish mode is selected by default. You can switch to the Review Before Publish mode as needed. In Review Before Publish mode, an uploaded video is inaccessible after transcoding, distribution acceleration, and other processing. It can only be played after being reviewed.Review process

    • Configure automated review. You can set the default automated review template and add automated review templates.Automated review

  • Choose Global settings > Callback. Set the callback URL and select callback events.

    • For manual review, you need to select the Create Audit Completed event to receive the CreateAuditComplete event notification.
      • For automated review, you need to select the Video Analysis Completed event to receive the VideoAnalysisComplete event notification. You can submit an AI processing job only after this event notification is received.
      • For automated review, you also need to select the AI Processing Completed event to receive the AIMediaAuditComplete event notification. After you select this event, ApsaraVideo for VOD sends you a notification when any AI processing job is completed.Callback configuration

Features

Automated review

  • The automated review service of ApsaraVideo for VOD is realized based on a large amount of labeled data and deep learning algorithms. This service precisely identifies prohibited content (pornographic, terrorism, and politically sensitive content) in videos, thumbnails, and titles from multiple dimensions, such as voice, text, and vision. This service applies to multiple scenarios, such as short video review and media review, and greatly improves video review efficiency.

  • For more information, see Automated review.

Manual review

  • ApsaraVideo for VOD provides the manual review service. This service enables you to detect and block improper videos in advance or bring them offline in a timely manner. In doing so, you can avoid or reduce the adverse effects caused after these videos are published.

  • For more information, see Manual review.

Review security IP address

  • ApsaraVideo for VOD provides the review security IP address service. This service ensures that only users whose IP addresses have been added to review security groups can play videos in the Checking or Blocked status.

  • For more information, see Review security IP address.

Scenarios

  • Short video or UGC video service providers can use the automated review service to quickly identify prohibited content in a large number of videos uploaded by users. This effectively reduces the manual review workload.
  • VOD service providers and media companies can use the automated review service to efficiently identify terrorism and politically sensitive scenes in videos to strictly control prohibited content.