Video Search Articles

Searching for Video Relevance

Google has started integrating audio indexing or "GAudi" (Google Audio Indexing) into video search. The company hopes to eventually apply it to all YouTube videos, but so far it is only limited to a narrow selection. The experiment began as an iGoogle gadget for political videos, but has now become a Google Labs project, though it is still only being applied to the "Politicians" channel of YouTube.

Video Search Gets Serious
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Word on the street is that video search is about to get a huge upgrade, courtesy of a new site called VideoSurf. Video search has been a tough nut to crack for even the likes of Google, with relevancy problems plaguing pretty much every video search engine around.

Google Accepting Video Sitemaps
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Google will make use of an extension to the Sitemaps protocol to do a better job of indexing the videos people publish.

Blinkx Announces 28 New Partnerships

I like Blinkx – the video search engine stays busy, thereby giving us something to write about.  And today, the video search engine gave evidence that it has been very busy – Blinkx announced 28 new media partnerships.

Truveo Hits (Almost) 40 Million Visitors

If, as Compete suggests, 20 million visitors is the "magical mark" indicating a website has officially arrived as a dominant force – most recent additions to this exclusive club include Digg.com and Facebook – then the folks behind AOL’s Truveo video search engine must have exchanged their old wands for Super Deluxe models.

Truveo Grabs Video Traffic, Partners

Tim Tuttle and his Truveo video search site, now part of AOL, have been making a lot of deals while boosting their monthly unique audience.

LookSmart and Blinkx Team Up

Online advertising company LookSmart has enlisted video search engine Blinkx to power the video search results on its largest consumer site FindArticles.com.