Â Today Microsoft announced they have purchased a company called VideoSurf, which specializes in tagging video to find out where that Video came from, like a Shazaam foe Video(well that’s what they did til now), But Now the word is….Well hit the Jump!!
Apparently Microsoft is gonna use VideoSurf for tagged content to pull up when you search on the Xbox, or at least in LIVE, which goes with what we reported about the NEW Xbox UI that’s coming, which was reported to already be working, but I’m sure Microsoft is making sure Sony, or Nintendo can’t possibly have the same process, see by purchasing VideoSurf, they purchase the Patent on the ability to do it, So it’s a shutdown move, in my opinion!!
Now here’s the thing, VideoSurf has an Android App, and I want to know will it stay on the ‘Market‘(<—Hit this link to get App)
But here is a Vid explaining the App Better:
Microsoft Acquires Video Content Discovery Company VideoSurf
VideoSurf’s technology will enhance video discovery capabilities for Xbox LIVE.
REDMOND, Wash., and SAN MATEO, Calif. – Nov. 22, 2011 – Microsoft Corp. has announced the acquisition of California-based video discovery technology company VideoSurf Inc.
Founded in 2006, VideoSurf offers a back-end computer vision technology that “sees” frames inside videos to make discovering content fast, easy and accurate. Over time, Microsoft will integrate this technology across
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