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Adobe Acquires an AI startup that 'Reads' Videos to Embed Ads

Adobe Acquires an AI startup that 'Reads' Videos to Embed Ads | Language Tech Market News | Scoop.it

Uru's software is supposed to understand the content of a video and then dynamically insert logos and other advertisements that match the video content and look like they were embedded there all along.

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Adobe recently acquired Sayspring, a voice interface company, presumably to understand speech in videos. 

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@Panopto Video Platform Adds VR Support, Multi-Language Speech Recognition

@Panopto Video Platform Adds VR Support, Multi-Language Speech Recognition | Language Tech Market News | Scoop.it
The update also includes enhancements to Smart Search, the company's "inside-video" search technology. Smart Search uses automatic speech recognition, optical character recognition and human captioning (which is optional) to index every word spoken and shown within videos. This helps users search across videos to find and fast-forward to the precise moment a word is mentioned in any recording. Smart Search now supports eight languages in addition to English: Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Dutch and Polish.
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Constant Rise in EMEA Video Consumption on Mobile Devices 

Constant Rise in EMEA Video Consumption on Mobile Devices  | Language Tech Market News | Scoop.it

Mobile video plays topped 60% globally in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to Ooyala’s latest Global Video Index Report. 
When it comes to engagement on mobile video, the EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa) had the highest level of engagement at 63.5%. Elsewhere, North America saw a jump of 11% from Q4 2016, though it stills lag most of the rest of world at 57.6%.

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Does this boost the need for better/quicker/cheaper subtitling, voice-overing, and related services? Need a good breakdown of video content to understand these trends.

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Google Launches NLP-driven Cloud Video Intelligence API

Google Launches NLP-driven Cloud Video Intelligence API | Language Tech Market News | Scoop.it

Google has made its Cloud Video Intelligence API generally available, along with a new Content Classification feature for its Cloud Natural Language API. The two services are designed to provide developers with tools that they can use to make applications understand the content of videos and text.

LT-Innovate's insight:

Understanding videos could lead to vast amounts of learning opportunities for machines that could make us all smarter. Videos would become sources of knowledge and imaginative thinking, not just entertainment.

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