Video pirates: Watch out for fingerprints
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.
[ Read more ]
By subscribing to our early morning news update, you will receive a daily digest of the latest security news published on Help Net Security.
With over 500 issues so far, reading our newsletter every Monday morning will keep you up-to-date with security risks out there.