Pricing

Prices are per minute; partial minutes are rounded up to the next full minute. Volume is per month.

Stored video annotation

Feature First 1000 minutes Minutes 1000+
Label detection Free $0.10 / minute
Shot detection Free $0.05 / minute, or free with Label detection
Explicit content detection Free $0.10 / minute
Speech transcription Free $0.048 / minute (charges for en-US transcription only)
Object Tracking Free $0.15 / minute
Text Detection Free $0.15 / minute
Logo Detection Free $0.15 / minute

If you pay in a currency other than USD, the prices listed in your currency on Cloud Platform SKUs apply.

If you are requesting annotations for videos for over 100,000 minutes of video per month, then contact a sales representative to discuss discount pricing.

Example

If your application made the following requests in a particular month:

  • 700 label detection requests, each containing a 1m15s long video.
  • 100 explicit detection requests, each containing a 1m15s long video.

Your cost would be:

  • 1400 minutes of label detection, since each request is rounded up to the next full minute (from 1m15s to 2m). The first 1000 minutes are free; the additional 400 minutes cost $0.10 per minute, totaling $40.

  • 200 minutes of explicit content detection, since each request is rounded up to the next full minute (from 1m15s to 2m). The first 1000 minutes per month are free, so there's no charge for these requests.

Total cost is $40.

Streaming video annotation

Feature First 1000 minutes Minutes 1000+
Label detection Free $0.12 / minute
Shot detection Free $0.07 / minute
Explicit content detection Free $0.12 / minute
Object Tracking Free $0.17 / minute

If you pay in a currency other than USD, the prices listed in your currency on Cloud Platform SKUs apply.

If you are requesting annotations for videos for over 100,000 minutes of video per month, then contact a sales representative to discuss discount pricing.

Example

If your application made the following requests in a particular month:

  • 200 label detection requests, each containing a 9m15s long video stream.
  • 10 explicit detection requests, each containing a stream of 29m15s long video.

Your cost would be:

  • 2000 minutes of label detection, since each request is rounded up to the next full minute (from 9m15s to 10m). The first 1000 minutes are free; the additional 1000 minutes cost $0.12 per minute, totaling $120.

  • 300 minutes of explicit content detection, since each request is rounded up to the next full minute (from 29m15s to 30m). The first 1000 minutes per month are free, so there's no charge for these requests.

Total cost is $120.

Google Cloud Platform costs

You may be charged for other Google Cloud Platform resources used in your project, such as Google Compute Engine instances, Google Cloud Storage, etc.

The Google Cloud Platform Pricing Calculator can help to determine those separate costs based on current rates.

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