Video pirates: Watch out for fingerprints

Friday, 25 August 2006, 12:25 AM EST

New video fingerprinting technology from Koninklijke Philips Electronics could help stem the flood of movies and other video content being traded illegally on the Internet.

The technology is able to identify video segments - as short as 5 seconds - by comparing unique fingerprints, or bit strings, extracted from the video segments and comparing them with fingerprints in a special database, Ronald Maandonks, CEO of the Philips Content Identification unit, said Wednesday. "What we've developed is a very fast matching system," he said.

At Network World.

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