Video Search

Video search engine coverage. News about the video search engine sites and general search engines as the pertain to assisting users find online videos. Industry coverage of video search technology, indexing web videos for search engines, video search platforms, universal search, and more about search engines

Video Search Queries In The Google Caffeine Sandbox

I've been playing around with the just-announced Google Caffeine sandbox (www2.sandbox.google.com - which is down for "system maintenance" at the moment), trying to discover any subtle differences I can find between it and the current live engine.  There aren't many.  A lot of people in ...

Digitalsmiths Lets You Search Inside Video

Digitalsmiths claims to have a so-called 'skin detection algorithm' that will allow users of the video search engine to search for dialogue, nude scenes and more... How peculiar.

Surf for Videos Using Twitter - Video Search Twitter Bot

VideoSurf, and innovative video search engine that utilizes computer vision technology (facial recognition) to assist with video indexing , has developed a quick and effective way to search for videos directly within Twitter.  By combining the Twitter API, bit.ly API, and VideoSurf API, they have created a mashup ...

Microsoft Bing Video Search - A Quick Overview

Microsoft has launched their new Google competitor, bing, complete with video search and everything. The thing is, I don't know what all the hype is about. People are talking about it like it's going to be some actual competition to Google and from what I ...

blinkx Takes You Courtside With FOXSports.com On MSN

blinkx shoots and scores! MSN and FOXSports.com choose blinkx over the kid no one ever wants on their team and hands them the ball giving them a chance to shine on the online sports video court. blinkx is now serving up around 1,000 sports video ...

Twitter Viral Video Search - Twitmatic Video Search Application

Twitmatic, created by San Francisco startup ffwd,  relaunched their Twitter video search application yesterday to help users more easily find video content shared via Twitter.  Now before you go getting your hopes up you need to understand, this is a twitter video search app - IE, ...

Videosurf Announces Search and Video Lookup APIs

VideoSurf recently announced some new APIs are ready for everyone to tinker with. Videosurf is a video search engine that covers some of the largest video site like Hulu, ESPN, YouTube and more. The two new APIs they've announced are Video Search and Video Lookup. ...

blinkx Teams With Miniweb

blinkx announced today that they are working on a technology integration with Miniweb. This will help everyone get their interactive videos and web-styled adverts on television. Miniweb will use Blinkx video search and other features as part of its online platform. What this means is ...

Major Google Video Changes Meet With Mixed Reviews

On April 14th Google announced, via their blog, that they would no longer support video uploads to Google Video but that it would continue to be a place for people to find videos (Google Blog), Changes have since been implemented at the video search page ...

Universal and YouTube Team Up for Premium Service - VEVO

What do You get when You cross U(MG) with YouTube? Well aside from a lot of U's in the sentence you get a premium music and video service. Universal Music Group (UMG) and YouTube are going to create and launch a new service called VEVO ...

Does Truveo Video Search Cover The Planet Better?

Truveo recently did some research which showed they outshine all others in European video search coverage. You might want to take with a grain of salt considering they were doing the research on their own industry and their own service and it might be slightly ...

OmniVideo - The Future of Online Video Monetization and Discovery - Interview With James McQuivey of Forrester - Part 2

The following is Part 2 of our interview with James McQuivey(Ph.D.), Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research.   In Part 1 of our interview, we covered some background on James as well as some of  his thoughts regarding the future of video consumption. In Part 2 (below), ...

Image and Speech Recognition In Video SEO: The Digitalsmith Interview

Image and Speech Recognition In Video SEO: The Digitalsmith Interview

I interviewed Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of the video publishing platform and indexing solutions provider Digitalsmiths, Ben Weinberger, on how their combination of  image interpretation and speech recognition tools can enhance search results and SEO campaigns for businesses of all sizes.

Tvissimo.com – Replacing Your Television Schedule? Doubtful for Now

Tvissimo.com – Replacing Your Television Schedule? Doubtful for Now

Tvissimo's tagline is 'demote the remote.' Though I'm not exactly sure how much this service would really replace the remote for most people.  Sure it's a handy service in regards to television schedules for your local area, when it works properly.

Where Do People Discover Videos Online? Online Video Discovery Research

There are many ways in which people discover video online; videos embedded on blogs, video search engines, major search engines (i.e. Google, Yahoo, MSN), email, and social networking, to name a few.  In February, our friends over at Tubemogul released some new research which helps to ...