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Chris Ismael
Congratulations to Ronaldo Barbachano for winning our Mashape April API Hack!  He used the Speech2Topic API from Yactraq and created a visualization tool to show topics as they occur on a video while it’s playing.  He won a Lego Mindstorm NXT 2.0! You can try his application here and here. Until our next hackathon!…
Chris Ismael
This is a quick tutorial on how to transcribe and extract topics from videos using the Yactraq Speech2Topic API in Mashape. (Note: Yactraq is giving away $500 to the winner Yactraq category for this coming Mashape April Hackathon on Apr 6th, 2013.  We require a number of teams to submit to this category to unlock the prize :)) This is particularly useful if you’re trying to get context in the video, which can be used to query ad services to pull relevant content. The process is very simple, we send a link (YouTube) of a video to be processed by …