June 14, 2021

Browse for CC Licensed Video: Creative Commons on Vimeo Now Available to Unregistered Users

Back in February we posted about a major redesign of the Vimeo site including a search interface allowing users to browse, find, and access Creative Commons licensed video available via Vimeo. Word today that “Creative Commons on Vimeo” is now open to all users. You no longer are required to have a Vimeo account to […]

Multimedia Search Technology: NEC Launches Software to Quickly Find Video Clips in Large Archives

From Computerworld: NEC has begun sales of new software to quickly find video clips in large archives, which is well-suited for finding illegal content on video sharing websites, it said Tuesday. The company’s “Media-Serpla” software makes digital signatures for each frame in a video and stores them in a searchable database. NEC says it allows […]

PBS Launches Improved Video Search Technology But More Work Needed

Andrew Phelps from the Nieman Journalism Lab provides a useful overview about the new technology. To access the search tool simply head to the search box on PBS.org and go for it. The database contains more than 7,000 videos but  there is no advanced search interface so limiting to a specific program has to be […]

"Videos Uploaded to Google Video Will Be Removed Next Month"

From a Post on the Google Operating System Blog: Google sent the following message to everyone who uploaded videos to Google Video: Later this month, hosted video content on Google Video will no longer be available for playback. Google Video stopped taking uploads in May 2009 and now we’re removing the remaining hosted content. We’ve […]