New Tool Analyzes a Video’s Sound for Better Search Results

How do you find videos on the Internet? You type in some words. The trouble is that videos aren’t words. They’re moving pictures. Or rather, they’re a blend of moving pictures and sound.David Luan, the co-founder of a company called Dextro, is among those working to improve online video searches by building systems that find videos not just by looking for embedded keywords tags, but by automatically analyzing both pictures and sound. “This moves us closer to making web video easily searchable and discoverable,” Luan says, “that depends on going beyond metatags and really understanding what a video is all about.” He calls this system “Site, Sound, and Motion,” and you can see a demo on the company website. Basically, it sucks in videos that random people have posted to…


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