Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

New Technologies for A/V Analysis and Search

13.04.2017

At this year’s NAB Show, the world’s largest convention for the digital media industry, taking place April 22–27, in Las Vegas, Fraunhofer IDMT will be presenting new technologies for A/V analysis and search. The updated tools allow users to detect partial duplicates, track metadata and content reuse, automatically extract metadata and manage complex multimodal analysis workflows.

A/V Segment Matching – Tracking metadata and detecting duplicates


The updated software tools of Fraunhofer IDMT compare audio content to identify duplicates and content reuse.

Fraunhofer IDMT

Aggregation, production and storage often include the creation of complete or partial copies of content, which results in unnecessary storage costs and issues related to metadata tracking. Fraunhofer IDMT’s audio and video segment technologies can be used to detect complete and partial matches as well as content reuse, which can also be a powerful tool for program analysis and content monitoring.

Automatic A/V annotation, now featuring audio forensics tools

Building on its existing A/V analysis technologies (amongst others speech-music discrimination and automatic audio/music and visual annotation), Fraunhofer IDMT now also provides several tools for audio forensics. “Our software tools support content production and avoid quality problems, for instance,” explains Patrick Aichroth, Head of Media Distribution and Security at Fraunhofer IDMT. “This can be achieved by using codec analysis to detect previous coding steps and parameters. Moreover, the tools allow the identification of the original recording device, which can be used to automatically adapt audio processing to the device’s properties”. Finally, if audio material was not properly annotated, the software helps finding cuts and edits.

An Open-Source Framework for multi-modal analysis and recommendation

The possibility to perform complex multi-modal content analysis is crucial to support advanced search and recommendation functionalities and to improve the quality of metadata, but it requires addressing of many technological challenges. The open-source framework MiCO (Media in Context), which was developed in a research project funded by the European Commission, addresses several of these challenges. The results and features of the project will be presented at NAB Show as well.

Automatic Quality Control (QC)

Fraunhofer IDMT will also present the integration of its QC components for automated Quality Control of DCP/IMF content into the professional movie post-production solution easyDCP by Fraunhofer IIS.

If you are interested in A/V Analysis and Search please feel free to stop by the Fraunhofer booth SU6110 in the South Upper Hall.

Weitere Informationen:

https://www.idmt.fraunhofer.de/en/events_and_exhibitions/nab_show_2017.html

Julia Hallebach | Fraunhofer-Institut für Digitale Medientechnologie IDMT

More articles from Communications Media:

nachricht New cruise ship “Mein Schiff 1” features Fraunhofer 3D sound on board
05.09.2018 | Fraunhofer-Institut für Digitale Medientechnologie IDMT

nachricht Small enclosure, big sound, clear speech
31.08.2018 | Fraunhofer-Institut für Digitale Medientechnologie IDMT

All articles from Communications Media >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: Data use draining your battery? Tiny device to speed up memory while also saving power

The more objects we make "smart," from watches to entire buildings, the greater the need for these devices to store and retrieve massive amounts of data quickly without consuming too much power.

Millions of new memory cells could be part of a computer chip and provide that speed and energy savings, thanks to the discovery of a previously unobserved...

Im Focus: An energy-efficient way to stay warm: Sew high-tech heating patches to your clothes

Personal patches could reduce energy waste in buildings, Rutgers-led study says

What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your clothes - while significantly reducing your...

Im Focus: Lethal combination: Drug cocktail turns off the juice to cancer cells

A widely used diabetes medication combined with an antihypertensive drug specifically inhibits tumor growth – this was discovered by researchers from the University of Basel’s Biozentrum two years ago. In a follow-up study, recently published in “Cell Reports”, the scientists report that this drug cocktail induces cancer cell death by switching off their energy supply.

The widely used anti-diabetes drug metformin not only reduces blood sugar but also has an anti-cancer effect. However, the metformin dose commonly used in the...

Im Focus: New Foldable Drone Flies through Narrow Holes in Rescue Missions

A research team from the University of Zurich has developed a new drone that can retract its propeller arms in flight and make itself small to fit through narrow gaps and holes. This is particularly useful when searching for victims of natural disasters.

Inspecting a damaged building after an earthquake or during a fire is exactly the kind of job that human rescuers would like drones to do for them. A flying...

Im Focus: Topological material switched off and on for the first time

Key advance for future topological transistors

Over the last decade, there has been much excitement about the discovery, recognised by the Nobel Prize in Physics only two years ago, that there are two types...

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

VideoLinks
Industry & Economy
Event News

ICTM Conference 2019: Digitization emerges as an engineering trend for turbomachinery construction

12.12.2018 | Event News

New Plastics Economy Investor Forum - Meeting Point for Innovations

10.12.2018 | Event News

EGU 2019 meeting: Media registration now open

06.12.2018 | Event News

 
Latest News

Data use draining your battery? Tiny device to speed up memory while also saving power

14.12.2018 | Power and Electrical Engineering

Tangled magnetic fields power cosmic particle accelerators

14.12.2018 | Physics and Astronomy

In search of missing worlds, Hubble finds a fast evaporating exoplanet

14.12.2018 | Physics and Astronomy

VideoLinks
Science & Research
Overview of more VideoLinks >>>