Google Operating System reports on a new video search engine from Reuters that uses face recognition technology developed by Viewdle to find people in videos.
Riya, which became, Like, uses similar “visual search” technology applied to product search. The Reuters engine only yields Reuters video results — at least for now.
From a certain end user perspective, however, it’s not any different than doing a video search (for say Brad Pitt) on video search sites like Truveo, Yahoo Video or YouTube.
For more about video search technologies, also see Video Search Challenge Isn’t Speech Recognition, It’s Content Owner Management from us earlier this year.
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