The only video search that matters.
To understand video is to understand the world. Twelve Labs state-of-the-art video understanding technology enables the accurate and timely discovery of valuable moments within your vast sea of videos.
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Our Technology
Search supercharged by Video Understanding AI
Our comprehensive AI extracts key features from video such as action, object, text on screen, speech, and people. It transforms all of that information into vector representations. Vectors enable fast and scalable semantic search.
Crafted carefully
with 4 core design principles
principle1
Multimodality
Integrating both visuals and audio allows our AI to understand context of a given video
principle2
Time
Our AI forms temporal connections between frames to understand time and mimic human memory
principle3
Vectors
All information within a video is transformed into vectors to enable lightning fast and scalable search
principle4
Zero-shot Performance
Our state-of-the-art video understanding AI can be easily finetuned to solve domain-specific problems
Our Strength
State-of-the-Art performance
Ranked #1 in the video retrieval track from the 2021 ICCV VALUE Challenge hosted by Microsoft,
outperforming the giants in cost as well as performance
2021 VALUE Challenge Record (2021.11)
Rank
Model
Mean
-Rank
Ave
-Score
TVR
How2R
YC2R
VATEX
-EN
1
ViSeRet (ensemble)
Twelve Labs & KAIST
1.75
35.67
14.18
7.74
62.72
58.03
2
craig.starr (ensemble)
Kakao Brain
2.25
35.32
15.41
6.75
66.04
53.07
3
hgzjy25
Tencent OVBU
4
32.79
15.78
5.56
60.89
48.94
4
ViSeRet (single)
Twelve Labs & KAIST
4.25
32.17
9.77
7.74
55.73
55.46
Rank
Model
Mean
-Rank
Ave
-Score
TVR
How2R
YC2R
VATEX
-EN
1
ViSeRet (ensemble)
Twelve Labs & KAIST
1.75
35.67
14.18
7.74
62.72
58.03
2
craig.starr (ensemble)
Kakao Brain
2.25
35.32
15.41
6.75
66.04
53.07
3
hgzjy25
Tencent OVBU
4
32.79
15.78
5.56
60.89
48.94
4
ViSeRet (single)
Twelve Labs & KAIST
4.25
32.17
9.77
7.74
55.73
55.46
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Integrating the world’s best video search is simple
Integrating Twelve Labs video understanding AI is easy and intuitive for any developer. It’s a 2-step (Index - Search) process to make your entire video catalog searchable.
Customizable
to your domain specific needs.
Fine-tune your own model on top of our state-of-the-art video understanding AI. Our data-centric AI supports multiple outputs, minimal training, as well as easy deployment.
Our Product
Available in a suite of APIs
World’s most cutting edge video understanding AI technology in a simple API call
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    Search
    Make any video database searchable to instantly find key moments

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    Vector
    Transform your video into a vector embedding that captures the semantics of the video

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    Finetune
    Create a customized model for your domain-specific needs
Search the scene where Amy and her team are discussing marketing strategies in a conference room.
Request
import request

SEARCH_URL = "https://www.api.twelvelabs.io/v1/search"
QUERY = "Amy and her team are discussing marketing strategies in a conference room"
 
search_request = requests.post(SEARCH_URL,
                              data={"query": QUERY,
                                    "index_id": "61fb34ea795aae003158c700",
                                    "search_options": ["visual", "conversation", "people", "text_in_video"]},
                              headers={"x-api-key": "tlk_3E7JN5S1JJ4KXN2NVD0QA0NAV3AE"})

print(search_request.text)

    
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Being able to understand and search content is the key to unlocking the endless potential of your videos
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