BOSTON – Effective video search has been limited, largely because search engines don’t index images. But things are changing with the implementation of Schema, a technology which allows video producers to “wrap” a transcript as an “object” into a video. The Schema initiative is an industry collaboration of Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Yandex. It was […]
LONDON – Performics, the Chicago-based unit of Publicis Groupe, which has been implementing paid text search on YouTube channels for clients, is going to introduce direct response videos to these pages, says Michael Kahn, Global President of Performics in this interview with Beet.TV We spoke with him last week at the Publicis Groupe investor day […]
VIEQUES, PR — With the avalanche of digital video across multiple devices, the discovery of relevant content is essential – and it is a sector ripe for venture capital investment says Joy Marcus, partner at global VC powerhouse Draper FIsher Jurvetson in this interview with Beet.TV
RAMP, the Boston-based pioneer in speech-to-text technology, has been providing automated transcription services to media companies for sometime, is now expanding into closed captioning with ABCNews.com and CNBC.com as customers, the company announced today.
NEW YORK – (FROM 5/11) Searching for local information makes up 20 percent of Google queries, says Marissa Mayer, VP for Location and Local Services, in this interview with Beet.TV.
An industry initiative, lead by The New York Times, the AP and Getty Images, to surface deep data around news content including video, will be introduced in the Hearst newsroom this summer.
Digitalsmiths, the video search platform which visually analyzes and indexes video, has announced a new funding round of $12.5 from existing and new investors.
The value of search and story links is essential for the biggest of information sites. According to Paul Slavin, EVP of Digital Media for ABC, some 70 percent of video views come from search and links.
While Google says it wants to index the world's content, it hasn't done made much progress in Hollywood. But an Israeli start-up called AnyClip has already indexed hundreds of movies in the Universal Pictures library.
SAN FRANCISCO – StumbleUpon, the big content referral engine, in which new content discoveries aka "stumbles" are referred to others, is moving directly into video discovery with a new video player and strategy.
PARIS — Dailymotion, the big global video sharing site, has been developing tools for content discovery including "hubs," areas of content around themes and personal interest.
Taboola, the video recommendation engine which is used by publishers to provide "related" or "recommended" videos at the end of clips, has introduced a system for publishers to offer up recommended video thumbnails at around text articles.
Magnetic, the New York-based search retargeting firm, has linked with the giant online video ad network BrightRoll for a video ad retargeting program, the companies have announced.
Techmeme, the part automated, part human-driven technology news aggregator has reached 3 million monthly views, according to a report in the The New York Times by Claire Cain Miller.
Stewart Alsop, veteran venture capitalist, ex-tech journalist, and Apple watcher, says that Apple is developing a smart search architecture and is embedding its newly acquired Siri technology into all its devices and content.
LOS ANGELES — Despite public statements by Steve Jobs last week at the All Things Digital conference that Apple is not building a search engine or an Apple TV, both will happen and his statements are a deception, says Jason Caalcanis, who calls the CEO an "excellent liar."
LOS ANGELES — Despite the explicit denial by Apple CEO Steve Jobs on plans to build a search engine, the company is doing exactly that, says John Battelle.