Configure Keyframe Extraction

To extract keyframes from video

  1. Create a new configuration to send to Media Server with the process action, or open an existing configuration that you want to modify.

  2. In the [Analysis] section, add a new analysis task by setting the AnalysisEngineN parameter. You can give the task any name, for example:

  3. Create a new configuration section to contain the task settings, and set the following parameters:

    Type The analysis engine to use. Set this parameter to keyframe.
    Input (Optional) The name of the image track to process.
    ForceAfter (Optional) The maximum time interval between keyframes.
    QuietPeriod (Optional) The minimum time interval between keyframes.
    Sensitivity (Optional) The sensitivity of the engine to scene changes.

    For example:


    For more information about the parameters that you can use to configure this task, refer to the Media Server Reference.

  4. Save and close the configuration file. HPE recommends that you save your configuration files in the location specified by the ConfigDirectory parameter.