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 Speech-to-Text Recognition Functionality

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 ...

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 ...

MetaCafe & YouTube to 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 ...

Solving Inefficiencies In Text-Based Metadata for Video Search

Solving Inefficiencies In Text Based Metadata for Video Search

This session, titled, "Solving the inefficiencies inherent in using text-based metadata for indexing moving media," was delivered by Shawn Gold, Director at Viewdle. This session was recorded during the 2008 Video Search Summit in San Francisco, CA. Here, Shawn talks about the challenges with Video ...

Yahoo Glue Pages - Universal Search for Yahoo

Yahoo Glue Pages   Universal Search for Yahoo

Yahoo India has been testing what it calls, "Glue Pages." These have been compared to Google's Universal Search, because the results bring in a mash-up of results from images, videos, maps, news, sponsored links, and other sources as appropriate. SERP sources can include images, videos ...

"Beyond Metadata" Video Search and SEO w/ Stephen Baker

Beyond Metadata Video Search and SEO w/ Stephen Baker

Stephen Baker, CRO of EveryZing.com, presents "Beyond Metadata; Plugging Multimedia into the Search Economy," at the Video Search Summit in San Francisco, CA. Stephen discusses video search optimization, speech to text technology, and online video monetization. Stephen also talks about how Everyzing is using speech-to-text ...

Truveo's Pete Kocks - Indexing The Video Web

Truveos Pete Kocks   Indexing The Video Web

Pete Kocks, SVP of Truveo.com talks about Truveo Video Search and the various ways in which a video search engine like Truveo can index online video content. This is part 1 from the Video Search Summit Session Titled, "Indexing the Video Web". Indexing The Video ...

Interview With Frank Sinton, CEO of Mefeedia

Interview With Frank Sinton, CEO of Mefeedia

This is an interview with Frank C. Sinton, CEO and Founder for Mefeedia. Mefeedia is focused on providing personalized recommendations for video content and started initially as a directory of vlogs and video blog websites. Their focus is on viewers. Frank also talks about how to get your videos indexed on Mefeedia.

Video Search Boxes In Google SERPS

I just noticed this morning something I had never seen previously on the Google search engine results pages. Perhaps this has been like this for several days but I am fairly certain that this is a test Google is starting. If you do a search ...

Google 411 - Future Plans for Video Search

Several posts have been flying around the net discussing the Google 411 service and ulterior motives for offering Goog-411. Google is keeping no secrets in telling the world that the Goog-411 directory assistance service was created and offered to the public in order to better ...

Clipblast = Remote Control for The Video Web

Clipblast = Remote Control for The Video Web

As you may have seen on our site on Nov. 26th , ClipBlast.com appeared to have undergone a complete redesign, incorporating a much cleaner, web 2.0 feel and AJAX functionality. This redesign was officially launched earlier this week on Monday, Dec. 3rd. I had the ...

EveryZing = Video SEO Solution for Media Companies

EveryZing = Video SEO Solution for Media Companies

Roughly 2 weeks ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with Tom Wilde, CEO of EveryZing. I was incredibly impressed both with Tom's expertise regarding the state of online video and general expertise with regards to SEO. In addition, it was enlightening to learn more ...