speech recognition Articles

In computer science, speech recognition (SR) is the translation of spoken words into text. It is also known as “automatic speech recognition”, “ASR”, “computer speech recognition”, “speech to text”, or just “STT”. Some SR systems use “training” where an individual speaker reads sections of text into the SR system. These systems analyze the person’s specific voice and use it to fine tune the recognition of that perso...

Google Adds Speech Recognition To Video Search

At  the Official Google Blog, Google announced the availability of a new speech recognition tool for video search.  This tool is limited in that it only searches through a set of political videos however it shows a good preview of things to come.  The Google …

Adap.tv Helps Publishers Adapt To Video Advertising

This past week at the Streaming Media East conference in New York City, I had the privilege of speaking with the CEO of Adap.tv, Amir Ashkinazi. Prior to forming adap.tv, Amir was a founder and the CTO of Shopping.com. Amir told me all about their …

Multimedia Search Engine – Snipp.tv

NSC (Natural Speech Communication Ltd.), specializing in speech recognition technology, today announced the launch of Snipp.TV, a multimedia search engine designed for search within online multimedia files (www.snipp.tv ). The Beta version of the search engine enables users to search online video and audio files …

Video Accessibility, Closed Captions, and Video SEO

Many videos on the net simply aren't seen because they cant get discovered. This can be due to lack of promotion, search engine optimization or effort on the part of the creator. But adding closed captions to a video may be one way in which …

Users Surf Internet and Watch Television Together

blinkx announced the results of a new survey on television and online video viewing habits conducted on its behalf by Harris Interactive®. The survey, designed to shed light into the interplay between television viewing and Internet usage, revealed some startling results. It's Prime Time Online …

Microsoft AdCenter Unveils Contextual Video Ads

Has anyone seen this demo? Can you share with us what you think? There are 2 other cool tools on the Labs site, but I don't see this one. Here is the relevant excerpt from the press release: "Contextual Ads for Video. Through speech recognition, …

Video Search Engine Blinkx Expands International Index

Video search engine, blinkx, has expanded its international news index, by partnering with FRANCE 24, to provide 24-hour French, English and Arabic news programming. Stanislas Leridon, New Media and Internet Director at FRANCE 24 noted, "This agreement with blinkx fits into our strategy of syndicating …

Advanced Visual-Based Video Copyright Detection

Eyealike, announced a new product today dubbed, Eyealike Copyright. This 'patent-pending' search platform aims to automate the process of copyright protection for online video content owners. According to the release, the service will automatically distinguish and detect copyrighted content within a video. This is quite …

1st Annual Online Video Search Summit

Driving Discoverability – Optimizing Video for the Web We continue to witness the explosive growth of the next phase of the Internet's lifecycle – multimedia. Forty-five percent of users' time online is now spent consuming content, and 77 percent of unique users have consumed online …

blinkx Signs 13 Top Independent Content Providers

blinkx today announced that it has partnered with 13 new independent content providers including Calon TV, ChannelFlip.com, Channel X, Foothill Entertainment, Future Shorts, jeko.tv, Journeyman Pictures, Looking Glass International, MoMedia, Monster Distributes, Reelport, Wysiwyg Films and YoungCuts to bring users thousands of hours of cutting-edge …

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