VideoSurf Technology by Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation has announced the acquisition of California-based video discovery technology company VideoSurf.

There was raised a new technology in 2006. In which videos to make discovering content fast, easy and accurate. This technology was back-end computer vision technology. Over the time Microsoft will integrate this technology across its entertainment platform.

“VideoSurf’ is a technology which will enhance the search and discovery of entertainment content across entertainment platform.Microsoft evolve search and discovery of entertainment content on Xbox LIVE. Xbox LIVE is the online entertainment service.

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The director of Xbox LIVE Alex Garden said “This holiday we will launch voice search across our entertainment partners on Xbox LIVE.

The CEO and co-founder of VideoSurf Lior Delgo said We are incredibly excited to be working together on our mutual craze for creating amazing consumer experiences and reinventing how consumers search, discover and enjoy content on their televisions” .“Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Division is at the leading edge of connected entertainment.

In the coming soon Microsoft will bring nearly 40 world-leading Television entertainment providers to Xbox LIVE which include Comcast, HBO GO, Verizon FiOS and Syfy in the U.S ; BBC in the U.K.; Telefónica in Spain;Televisa in Mexico; ZDF in Germany; and Mediaset in Italy. This acquisition will also make it easier to take full advantage of advanced features like as voice search enabled by Kinect. Using the  Kinect, we will able to easily search and discover content across multiple entertainment providers within Xbox LIVE.

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http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2011/nov11/11-22XboxNovemberPR.mspx