To get started with the Platform API, you must authenticate your requests using the provided credentials. Once authenticated, you can make API calls using standard HTTP methods to interact with BlendVision One programmatically.
Comprehensive documentation and resources are available to guide you through APIs, request and response formats, and the authentication process. These materials will help you integrate BlendVision One seamlessly into your existing ecosystem and unlock the full potential of automated interactions.
Start exploring the possibilities of the Platform API today and elevate your streaming experience with BlendVision One.
- A BlendVision One account
- You should have some sample videos to can use
Obtain API token for authentication
You need a particular API token associated with your account to access Platform API. For more information about obtaining an API token, see Authentication.
Refer to the API reference
The Platform API facilitates the automation of interactions with BlendVision One, enabling seamless integration between BlendVision One, your CMS, and other applications.
|Account||Manage your account information||Reference|
|Billing||Obtain billing data for your account||Reference|
|CMS||Manage Video Library, video encodings, and live streams||Reference|
|Configuration||Manage your Profiles and ProfileSets||Reference|
|Organization||Manage your organizations||Reference|
|Pricing||Obtain and change the pricing plan for your account||Reference|
Table: Platform API
Test the API
Since the API reference of BlendVision One is designed with interactive documentation, you can send requests via specified API directly with your API token and necessary parameters. It simplifies the testing process by eliminating the need for external tools. Look for a "Send a request" button for each API.
Figure: Interactive API
To test the API, manual testing is a viable option. In the API reference, you can find a "Request Sample" button associated with each API. Clicking on it will generate a sample request based on your selection. For further analysis and verification, you can copy and paste this request into your preferred testing tool, such as cURL or Postman. Manual testing allows you to interact directly with the API, making it a flexible and accessible method for testing its functionality.
Find the guidelines
Additionally, we have prepared some guidelines to help you accomplish your tasks. These guidelines are designed to assist you in understanding and utilizing different aspects of BlendVision One effectively. They aim to provide you with the necessary knowledge and best practices to accomplish various tasks related to content management, encoding, live streaming, security, and billing within the platform.
|General Information||Provides essential information about BlendVision One||Reference|
|Managing Content||Focuses on managing content, including information on uploading, organizing, and categorizing content assets and managing metadata||Reference|
|VOD Encoding||Covers the process of encoding and optimizing Video on Demand (VOD) content for delivery||Reference|
|Live Streaming||Focuses on live streaming capabilities provided by BlendVision One. It may cover topics like setting up live streams and managing live events||Reference|
|Security||Addresses security considerations for content delivery and user access||Reference|
|Billing||Provides information about billing and payment data||Reference|
Table: Platform guidelines