Reuters Labs Launches Facial Recognition Platform with Viewdle, Inc.

Sep 18, 2007

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Reuters Labs has launched facial-recognition search capabilities on using Viewdle Inc. technology. Reuters Labs, where Reuters showcases emerging technologies and tools on, will use the Viewdle engine to automatically extract metadata from select Reuters satellite streams and provide real-time indexing and search capabilities. Viewdle is a facial-recognition powered digital media platform for indexing, searching, and monetizing video assets. Viewdle, which fuses visual analysis technology, actually looks "inside the clip," frame-by-frame, to identify true, contextually relevant appearances of people on-screen.