Project Description
Panopticon is a video thumb-nailing tool which converts any video file into a very short clip consisting of moving animated tiles.

An example video is at

A web service is provided by for anyone to upload and convert videos in this way.

This web service is exposed as an API via HTTP for use by 3rd party applications. All you have to do is sign up for an API key at: to start converting videos.

The examples you can download here are working code examples for using the interface and can be used ‘out of the box’.

We will gradually try and add more language examples, so stay tuned.

If you want to use the API directly, documentation is provided at video processing is driven by a set of PHP scripts found PHP Batch Video Processing Script. You can use these to drive your own video processing web API.


Last edited Dec 18, 2012 at 10:14 PM by tombartindale, version 14