Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Self-driving tech: Apple working with Hertz, Alphabet Chooses Avis
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube Team Up To Counter Terrorism
Nintendo Super NES Classic Edition Coming in September for $80
EU Set to Announce Antitrust Fine Against Google
Microsoft Patent Describes Plan to Stop Thieves Stealing Laptops
Nokia 6 Smartphone Will be Available on Amazon
Toshiba Chip-Unit Final Agreement Said to be Delayed, WD Opposes Participation of SK Hynix
Smart Switch App Lets you Move Everything from your Old Phone to a Newer Galaxy Device
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Microsoft Acquires Video Content Discovery Company VideoSurf


Microsoft has announced the acquisition of California-based video discovery technology company VideoSurf Inc.

Founded in 2006, VideoSurf offers a back-end computer vision technology that "sees" frames inside videos to make discovering content fast and accurate. Over time, Microsoft will integrate this technology across its entertainment platform to augment the Xbox 360 ecosystem and evolve search and discovery of entertainment content on Xbox LIVE.

"VideoSurf's content analytics technology will enhance the search and discovery of entertainment content across our platform," said Alex Garden, director of Xbox LIVE for the Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft. "This holiday we will launch voice search across our entertainment partners on Xbox LIVE. Over time, as we integrate VideoSurf's technology into our system, we are excited about the potential to have content tagged in real time to increase the speed and relevance of the search results."

In the coming months, Microsoft will bring nearly 40 TV and entertainment providers to Xbox LIVE, including Bravo, Comcast, HBO GO, Verizon FiOS and Syfy in the U.S.; BBC in the U.K.; Telef?nica in Spain; Rogers On Demand in Canada; Televisa in Mexico; ZDF in Germany; and Mediaset in Italy. This acquisition will also make it easier for Microsoft's video partners to take advantage of features such as voice search enabled by Kinect for Xbox 360. With Kinect, users will be able to search and discover content across multiple entertainment providers within Xbox LIVE and then interact with and enjoy content in new ways using voice search powered by Bing on the Xbox 360.


Previous
Next
Most Popular And Unsecure Passwords Of The Year        All News        Samsung And Verizon Bring Illusion
Most Popular And Unsecure Passwords Of The Year     General Computing News      Business Software Alliance Concerned About The Stop Online Piracy Act

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube Team Up To Counter Terrorism
Microsoft Patent Describes Plan to Stop Thieves Stealing Laptops
Microsoft Stream Video Services Available Worldwide
Microsoft AI Masters Pac-Man
Microsoft Windows XP and Vista Covered by Latest Security Patches Against Potential Nation-state Activity
Microsoft to buy Cyber Firm Hexadite
Microsoft Shows Always-Connected PCs, Mixed Reality Designs at Computex 2017
Microsoft's Beam Streaming Service Becomes "Mixer"
BUILD 2017: Microsoft Announces New Tools and Services to Help Developers Build More Intelligent Apps
Microsoft's Nadella Hints On A Possible Surface Phone
Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights Third Quarter Results
Microsoft Says U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Requests Doubled

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .