Wednesday, January 31, 2018

How AI Is Helping Divine Viewer Behavior from Video Data

Intended as a tech demo, isn’t your typical movie search engine. It’s powered by an AI-infused algorithm that combines natural language understanding as well as text and pattern recognition to understand the contents of video files. This makes it possible to match queries and results in new ways, and expose data that hadn’t been searchable previously. 

The technology behind the site is the work of AI video startup Valossa, a spinoff from the University of Oulu in Finland and member of NVIDIA’s Inception program. While the company’s aspirations are much more ambitious than helping people find movies, CEO and co-founder Mika Rautiainen gets a kick out of the impact is having on those who find it.