I really hate it when I have to click through a video to find a spot that I want to watch from..... this helps.
What it does
It provides users with a cool way to finda certain spot in a video, using image recognition and processing of subtitles.
How I built it
I initially build it as a chrome extension that works with almost any HTML5 video player. I also specifically built a YouTube version that works with CC. It also can detect various political topics and display statistics while watching the video on YouTube. (i.e a Clinton/Trump speech involving gun control will display gun statistics). There is also an iPhone version that works in the same exact way natively on the iPhone.
Challenges I ran into
I ran into many challenges! I was going solo on this project and it wasn't a bad experience. However, I had my plans laid out and the limitations to the Clarifai API made me rethink my plan a lot.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
I'm extremely proud that I completed a Chrome extension and iPhone app that function in 1 day all alone. I really pushed myself and am truly happy with the outcome.
What I learned
I learned to not rely on a single API as a plan.... things change... API's have limitations.
What's next for FastWatch
Perfect the code make it stable and hopefully a production release.