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

Youtube Enhancements Keep On Coming - Search In Player Functionality

Youtube has been on a roll over the past several months with tons of new functionality for users including the ability to add captions, captions with translations, annotations, deep-linking, etc....  In case you didn't notice, about a week ago, Youtube added 4 new features to ...

VideoSurf's Up Dude - Radical or Bogus Video Search?

VideoSurf - Just another video Search Engine? VideoSurf states they have taken video search to a whole new level by allowing computers to see inside of the content of videos. The search engine then bases its results on visual identification according to the site and ...

New Grouped Video Search Results In Google Universal Search

Well, if you haven't already noticed, it seems that the testing we found out about a few weeks back is the direction that Google has decided to go for the current interface of the Google Universal search results for videos in organic search.  It appears ...

GAudio Launches - Google's Sexy Audio Indexing for Video Search

GAudio Launches   Googles Sexy Audio Indexing for Video Search

Back in July, Google announced the availability of a video search tool that would search within a subset of Youtube political videos that had been analyzed using speech-to-text recognition technology. Speech-to-text recognition can be a powerful way to index and better understand the actual video ...

New Google Universal Search Video Thumbnail Tests

Ever since Google launched it's Universal Search initiative, we have seen them test various formats for the display of universal search results in the search results pages (SERPS).  We have shown a you few examples in the past of some testing that Google has done ...

In Search of Online Video. The Case for Why Video SEO

Yesterday, I could not get out of my head a comment made by a panelist on the session, "Video Search Engine Optimization (VSEO)" at SES, namely Greg Jarboe.  Greg mentioned an example video whereby most users who watched the video, discovered the video primarily through ...

Google Claims No Bias for YouTube In Search Results – Do You Believe It?

ReelSEO earlier covered prominent search marketers' growing concern over what they perceive as Google's strong bias for YouTube in its universal search results. I recently posed that question to Google's CPG Industry Director, Kevin Kells, and ad tech's keynote speaker.

YouTube Speech-to-Text Recognition Functionality

YouTube, you know that Google-owned online video service, has decided that rich metadata may be the way to go. They believe that it could make a big splash and change the way that videos are indexed. The hot topic of the year so far has ...

Adobe Works To Make Video Search Indexing Easier

We all know how much work it is to transcribe audio or video to text. Adobe knows as well and is doing something about it. Adobe is set to release a new version of Flash that will feature speech-to-text technology for automatic transcription and it ...

Blinkx Private-Label Video Search Services

Video search engine blinkx is the latest video search platform to join the recent trend of video search engine companies who have launched private-label video search services and offerings (Truveo, Youtube, Pixsy, etc..). The new service, dubbed "Red Label," will allow other websites to utilize ...

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 ...

Universal Search Strategy for Video Is Not Universal

The major search engines (in particular MSN, Yahoo, and Google) have taken different approaches with regard to the way in which they serve video search results in a universal search environment.  It is interesting to examine how universal search has changed and developed at each ...

Search Engines Use UGC To Improve Video Search

As you likely have heard, Youtube recently a new annotations feature that basically enables video creators to add add background information to a video hosted on Youtube. You can also use the annotations to link to related YouTube videos, channels, or search results from within ...

Yidio - New Video Search Engine Launched

Yidio.com is a new video search engine that just launched. They have launched with more than 200 million videos as well as 3400 free online arcade games to play. Yidio.com is the second website released by 2ten Media LLC. Their first website, SportsSnipe.com, was launched ...

Powering Real-time Video Search and Syndication

This session, titled, "Powering Real Time Video Search, Information Services, and Syndication," was presented by Sean Morgan, CEO of Clipsyndicate, at the 2008 Video Search Summit in San Francisco, CA. Sean reviews the features and business model for Critical Media's Clipsyndicate platform. Topics include: Mobilizing ...