Video Tagger

This collaborative project the Wiradjuri Digital Platform (which in its current form we refer to as the ‘tagger platform’) – I have been working on with RMIT colleagues Yoko Akama and Peter West here at RMIT, and with Chris Marmo and Reuben Stanton at Papergiant a industry Design, Research & Strategy Studio, since late last Read more about Video Tagger[…]

Article – Using Video to Present Ethnography

An article by Paper Giant, ‘Using Video to Present Ethnography’ on a the project ‘Energy and Digital Living’ that looks at a video tool that works with tagging. An excerpt from the article: Whilst video has been used as a tool in ethnographic practice for some time, research that uses video often avoids using it Read more about Article – Using Video to Present Ethnography[…]

Watching YouTube tagging

Found this in my inbox sent by email from Dr Strangelove who has a blog called ‘Watching YouTube’ on which he has collated over 270 academic articles on the video-sharing website. Included in this bibliography is a list of articles on tagging and taxonomy subjects related to YouTube. From the bibliography list: Taxonomy/Search/Tagging Crane, Riley, Read more about Watching YouTube tagging[…]

Towards Open and Dynamic Archives

The ‘Towards Open and Dynamic Archives‘ is project that Stoffel Debuysere. The traditional functioning of audiovisual archives is being completely reshaped by today’s technological advancements. The expansion of fast broadband networks and the availability of software, hardware and recording equipment have broken down the barriers to the production and distribution of audiovisual content. Large quantities Read more about Towards Open and Dynamic Archives[…]

Sphinx-4 (open source)

This application Sphinx-4 came up in discussions about tagging and annotating video content on the fly. Sphinx-4 is a state-of-the-art speech recognition system written entirely in the JavaTM programming language. It was created via a joint collaboration between the Sphinx group at Carnegie Mellon University, Sun Microsystems Laboratories, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL), and Hewlett Read more about Sphinx-4 (open source)[…]

American Film Institute (online video players)

In the XMedia lab Nick Di Martino from The American Fim Institute (AFI) was first to demonstrate his wares, which included presenting a number of projects that are about to be released. He was quick to point out that “online video is exploding”. Research funds seemed to be directed at very elaborate complex online video Read more about American Film Institute (online video players)[…]