Summarize a video file with audio with Gemini 1.5 Pro

This sample shows you how to summarize a video file with audio and return chapters with timestamps. This sample works with Gemini 1.5 Pro only.

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Code sample

C#

Before trying this sample, follow the C# setup instructions in the Vertex AI quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Vertex AI C# API reference documentation.

To authenticate to Vertex AI, set up Application Default Credentials. For more information, see Set up authentication for a local development environment.


using Google.Cloud.AIPlatform.V1;
using System;
using System.Threading.Tasks;

public class VideoInputWithAudio
{
    public async Task<string> DescribeVideo(
        string projectId = "your-project-id",
        string location = "us-central1",
        string publisher = "google",
        string model = "gemini-1.5-flash-001")
    {

        var predictionServiceClient = new PredictionServiceClientBuilder
        {
            Endpoint = $"{location}-aiplatform.googleapis.com"
        }.Build();

        string prompt = @"Provide a description of the video.
The description should also contain anything important which people say in the video.";

        var generateContentRequest = new GenerateContentRequest
        {
            Model = $"projects/{projectId}/locations/{location}/publishers/{publisher}/models/{model}",
            Contents =
            {
                new Content
                {
                    Role = "USER",
                    Parts =
                    {
                        new Part { Text = prompt },
                        new Part { FileData = new() { MimeType = "video/mp4", FileUri = "gs://cloud-samples-data/generative-ai/video/pixel8.mp4" }}
                    }
                }
            }
        };

        GenerateContentResponse response = await predictionServiceClient.GenerateContentAsync(generateContentRequest);

        string responseText = response.Candidates[0].Content.Parts[0].Text;
        Console.WriteLine(responseText);

        return responseText;
    }
}

Go

Before trying this sample, follow the Go setup instructions in the Vertex AI quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Vertex AI Go API reference documentation.

To authenticate to Vertex AI, set up Application Default Credentials. For more information, see Set up authentication for a local development environment.

import (
	"context"
	"errors"
	"fmt"
	"io"
	"mime"
	"path/filepath"

	"cloud.google.com/go/vertexai/genai"
)

// generateMultimodalContent shows how to send video and text prompts to a model, writing the response to
// the provided io.Writer.
// video is a Google Cloud Storage path starting with "gs://"
func generateMultimodalContent(w io.Writer, prompt, video, projectID, location, modelName string) error {
	// prompt := `
	// 		Provide a description of the video.
	// 		The description should also contain anything important which people say in the video.
	// `
	// video := "gs://cloud-samples-data/generative-ai/video/pixel8.mp4"
	// location := "us-central1"
	// modelName := "gemini-1.5-flash-001"
	ctx := context.Background()

	client, err := genai.NewClient(ctx, projectID, location)
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("unable to create client: %w", err)
	}
	defer client.Close()

	model := client.GenerativeModel(modelName)

	// Given a video file URL, prepare video file as genai.Part
	part := genai.FileData{
		MIMEType: mime.TypeByExtension(filepath.Ext(video)),
		FileURI:  video,
	}

	res, err := model.GenerateContent(ctx, part, genai.Text(prompt))
	if err != nil {
		return fmt.Errorf("unable to generate contents: %w", err)
	}

	if len(res.Candidates) == 0 ||
		len(res.Candidates[0].Content.Parts) == 0 {
		return errors.New("empty response from model")
	}

	fmt.Fprintf(w, "generated response: %s\n", res.Candidates[0].Content.Parts[0])
	return nil
}

Java

Before trying this sample, follow the Java setup instructions in the Vertex AI quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Vertex AI Java API reference documentation.

To authenticate to Vertex AI, set up Application Default Credentials. For more information, see Set up authentication for a local development environment.


import com.google.cloud.vertexai.VertexAI;
import com.google.cloud.vertexai.api.GenerateContentResponse;
import com.google.cloud.vertexai.generativeai.ContentMaker;
import com.google.cloud.vertexai.generativeai.GenerativeModel;
import com.google.cloud.vertexai.generativeai.PartMaker;
import com.google.cloud.vertexai.generativeai.ResponseHandler;
import java.io.IOException;

public class VideoInputWithAudio {

  public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException {
    // TODO(developer): Replace these variables before running the sample.
    String projectId = "your-google-cloud-project-id";
    String location = "us-central1";
    String modelName = "gemini-1.5-flash-001";

    videoAudioInput(projectId, location, modelName);
  }

  // Analyzes the given video input, including its audio track.
  public static String videoAudioInput(String projectId, String location, String modelName)
      throws IOException {
    // Initialize client that will be used to send requests. This client only needs
    // to be created once, and can be reused for multiple requests.
    try (VertexAI vertexAI = new VertexAI(projectId, location)) {
      String videoUri = "gs://cloud-samples-data/generative-ai/video/pixel8.mp4";

      GenerativeModel model = new GenerativeModel(modelName, vertexAI);
      GenerateContentResponse response = model.generateContent(
          ContentMaker.fromMultiModalData(
              "Provide a description of the video.\n The description should also "
                  + "contain anything important which people say in the video.",
              PartMaker.fromMimeTypeAndData("video/mp4", videoUri)
          ));

      String output = ResponseHandler.getText(response);
      System.out.println(output);

      return output;
    }
  }
}

Node.js

Before trying this sample, follow the Node.js setup instructions in the Vertex AI quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Vertex AI Node.js API reference documentation.

To authenticate to Vertex AI, set up Application Default Credentials. For more information, see Set up authentication for a local development environment.

const {VertexAI} = require('@google-cloud/vertexai');

/**
 * TODO(developer): Update these variables before running the sample.
 */
async function analyze_video_with_audio(projectId = 'PROJECT_ID') {
  const vertexAI = new VertexAI({project: projectId, location: 'us-central1'});

  const generativeModel = vertexAI.getGenerativeModel({
    model: 'gemini-1.5-flash-001',
  });

  const filePart = {
    file_data: {
      file_uri: 'gs://cloud-samples-data/generative-ai/video/pixel8.mp4',
      mime_type: 'video/mp4',
    },
  };
  const textPart = {
    text: `
    Provide a description of the video.
    The description should also contain anything important which people say in the video.`,
  };

  const request = {
    contents: [{role: 'user', parts: [filePart, textPart]}],
  };

  const resp = await generativeModel.generateContent(request);
  const contentResponse = await resp.response;
  console.log(JSON.stringify(contentResponse));
}

Python

Before trying this sample, follow the Python setup instructions in the Vertex AI quickstart using client libraries. For more information, see the Vertex AI Python API reference documentation.

To authenticate to Vertex AI, set up Application Default Credentials. For more information, see Set up authentication for a local development environment.


import vertexai
from vertexai.generative_models import GenerativeModel, Part

# TODO(developer): Update and un-comment below lines
# project_id = "PROJECT_ID"

vertexai.init(project=project_id, location="us-central1")

model = GenerativeModel(model_name="gemini-1.5-flash-001")

prompt = """
Provide a description of the video.
The description should also contain anything important which people say in the video.
"""

video_file_uri = "gs://cloud-samples-data/generative-ai/video/pixel8.mp4"
video_file = Part.from_uri(video_file_uri, mime_type="video/mp4")

contents = [video_file, prompt]

response = model.generate_content(contents)
print(response.text)

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