Press Release updated: Sep 14, 2018 17:48 MSK

OULU, Finland, September 14, 2018 – Valossa, a leading video recognition and content intelligence company announced today the availability of its video recognition service through Veritone’s aiWARE platform. The collaboration enables Veritone customers to gain access to Valossa’s market-leading visual object and inappropriate content recognition capabilities.

Valossa Video Recognition APIs for inappropriate visual content and object labels have been integrated to Veritone’s aiWARE platform. Users of Veritone aiWARE can now benefit from Valossa’s powerful labelling capabilities when recognizing visual information from videos.

Valossa’s Veritone offering is based on Valossa AI™, a comprehensive technology platform offering deep audio-visual content metadata for videos via Video and Image Recognition, and Video Insight Platform™ that allows users to inspect, profile, train, and search videos. Video Recognition detects and identifies faces, tags visual objects, logos, places and activities, sounds and speech, and also flags inappropriate content. Valossa also offers the possibility to customize recognition models for individual use cases. Valossa Video Recognition has been optimized for media industry use cases and delivers world-class performance for a variety of workflow tasks, with the most recent example being content compliance and moderation.

Veritone aiWARE platform consists of several independent cognitive engines that process information at volumes and speeds designed to mimic and exceed the processes of the human brain. The platform is built to address distinct use cases and media types. aiWARE platform enables media companies, brands, networks and teams to grow their audience, enhance workflow efficiencies, improve the efficacy of ad campaigns, index live and archived media content, and unlock hidden revenue streams.

“Customers will highly benefit from our collaboration. The combination of Valossa’s best of the breed video recognition capability and innovative aiWARE platform delivers great value to any business needing state-of-the-art video recognition engines,” said Sami Niska, Chief Sales Officer of Valossa.

Valossa will demonstrate its AI platform at the IBC Show 2018, RAI Amsterdam, from September 14th – 18th at Hall 9 booth LP34.

Press Contact
Sami Niska
Chief Sales Officer
[email protected]

About Veritone
Veritone is a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and solutions with an open, extensible platform that combines powerful applications with orchestrated cognitive computing to transform unstructured data, extracting actionable intelligence from public and private content globally.

About Valossa
Born in one of Europe’s leading computer science and AI laboratories at the University of Oulu, Finland, Valossa creates next generation AI applications for the benefit of the media and entertainment industry. Valossa is headquartered in Oulu, Finland with representation in Japan, China and Spain.

Valossa launched the industry’s first commercially available video recognition and content intelligence platform during the NAB Show in 2017 and has now developed it into a comprehensive platform for video analysis tasks and workflows in the media industry.

The full range of Valossa AI products include:
Valossa Video Recognition™ – APIs for video analysis and time-based metadata
Valossa Image Recognition™ – APIs for image analysis and tagging
Valossa Video Insight Platform™ – online tools and APIs for content profiling, search, training and inspection
Real-time Stream Monitoring™ – for live stream set-ups

Video Recognition capabilities:
·      Face detection and identity tracking
·      Generic visual object recognition for scenes
·      Audio sound recognition
·      Speech recognition and keyword extraction
·      Video structure recognition: dominant colors, test patterns, black frames
·      Video and concept categorization
·      Inappropriate content recognition: nudity, sex, violence, substance use, bad language
·      Time-based metadata for appearing objects and sounds

Video Insight Platform features:
·      Tag and Train™ – The ability to build custom face recognition galleries directly from videos and pictures using online tools and Face Training API
·      Valossa Reports™ – Interactive tool with overviews, heatmaps and content compliance summaries
·      Valossa Search™ – Scene-level search engine at scene level based on audio-visual recognition data

Source: Valossa

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