Technology Catalog

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    Q-Tech-Technicolor-CrowdSourcedMetadata-visuel
    Automatically tags media content according to what the crowd says of it over the Web Read more
     

    Target users and customers

    • Professional customers:
      • Content owners
      • Content providers
      • Service providers
    • Consumers

    Application sectors

    • Content targeting
    • Content recommending
    • Content retrieving
    • Content discovering
    • Content browsing
    • Content replaying

    Web contributors' reviews and comments posted on dedicated web sites have proven to embed cleverness from which valuable descriptive metadata can be extracted. These descriptive metadata, while being synchronized with the content timeline or not, help any of the above usages and services about content. Furthermore, these associated metadata raise the value of the related content over time, which is of interest to content owners as well as to content providers.

     
    Q-Tech-Technicolor-MovieChaptering-visuel
    An Automatic temporal segmentation of video Read more
     

    Target users and customers

    • Content providers
    • ISP (Internet Service Provider)
    • Video editing software companies

    Application sectors

    • Video structuring
    • Video archiving
     
    ircamsummary-1
    Ircamsummary software creates automatically a music summary of an audio file. It also estimates the temporal structure of a music file in terms of repetition of similar parts Read more
     

    Target users and customers

    Automatic music summary generation aims at providing informative audio preview of the content of a music file (rather than the commonly used first 30s). It can therefore benefit to any service providing access to music items requiring a quick preview of the music files such as music providers, online music portals. It can also be installed on a personal computer as a preview of the local user’s music collection.

    Automatic music structure estimation provides the description of the temporal organization of music files in terms of repetition of parts over time. It can be used for visualization and interaction with the playing of a music file (intelligent forward/ backward, accessing directly the most repeated parts). It can benefit to any developer of music players or software for music interaction.

    Application sectors

    • Online music providers
    • Online music portals
    • Music players developers
    • Music software developers
     
    audioprint-1
    AudioPrint captures the acoustical properties by computing a robust representation of the sound read more
     

    Target users and customers

    AudioPrint is dedicated to middle-ware integrators that wish to develop audio fingerprint applications (i.e. systems for live recognition of music on air), as well as synchronization frameworks for second screen applications (a mobile device brings contents directly related to the live TV program). The music recognition application can also be used by digital rights management companies.

    Application sectors

    • Second screen software providers
    • Digital right management
    • Music query software developers
     
    Sync_AWM
    Technicolor Sync Audio Watermarking technologies Read more
     

    Target users and customers

    • Content Owners
    • Studios
    • Broadcasters
    • Content distributors

    Application sectors

    Technicolor Sync Audio Watermarking allows studios and content owners

    • to create more valuable and attractive content by delivering premium quality information
    • to generate additional earnings through targeted ads, e-commerce and product placement alongside main screen content

    Technicolor Sync Audio Watermarking allows broadcasters and content distributors

    • to provide distinctive content and retain audiences
    • to control complementary content on the 2nd screen within to their branded environment
    • to leverage real-time, qualified behavior metadata to better understand customers and deliver personalized content and recommendations
     
    Q-Tech-Jouve-HandwritingRecognitionSystem_v02
    Capture handwritten and machine-printed data from documents read more
     

    Target users and customers

    Everyone who has to deal with forms containing handwritten fields or to process incoming mails

    Application sectors

    • Banking
    • Healthcare
    • Government
    • Administration
     
    Q-Tech-Inria-SlopPy-visuel
    Slope One with Privacy read more
     

    Target users and customers

    The targeted users and customers are all the Internet actors providing personalized services to their users, interested by integrating recommender systems that are more respectful of their privacy.

    Application sectors

    • Personalization
    • Recommender systems
     
    ircammusicgenre
    Ircammusicgenre and Ircammusicmood softwares estimate automatically the belonging of a music track to a set of music genre (electronica, jazz, pop/rock…) and music mood classes (positive, sad, powerful, calming…) Read more
     

    Target users and customers

    Classification of music items are generally primarily based on their belonging to a music genre: electronica, jazz, pop/ rock… However, the editorial meta-data related to the genre are generally only accessible at the artist level (the whole set of music tracks produced by one artist will belong to the same music genre whatever the tracks content). Ircammusicgenre is a software which allows the automatic estimation of the belonging of a music track to music genres. The list of music genres considered by the software can be pre-determined by Ircam (electronica, jazz, pop/rock…) or can be adapted to categories relevant to the partner, provided a sufficient number of sound examples per category.

    Ircammusicgenre also allows to perform multi-labeling of a music track, i.e. assigning a set of genre labels instead of a single genre. In this case, a weighting is assigned to each estimated label.

    Ircammusicmood a software which allows the automatic estimate of the music mood of has music track to music mood. Music mood report to the “mood” that a track suggests: positive, sad, powerful, calming…

    As for the music genre, the list can be predetermined by Ircam or discussed with the partner. Multi-labels can also be applied to the music mood classification.

    Application sectors

    • Online music providers
    • Online music portals
     
    Q-Tech-LIMSI-QAVAL-visuel1
    A question answering system that is adapted for searching precise answers in textual passages extracted from Web documents or text collections. Read more
     

    Target users and customers

    Question-answering is for both the general public to retrieve precise information in raw texts, and for companies and organizations, that have specific text mining needs. Question-answering systems suggest short answers and their justification passage to questions provided in natural language.

    Application sectors

    Extension of search engine, technology monitoring

     
    Q-Tech-INRIA-AACI-visuel
    Automatic acquisition and tracking of mobile target in image sequences read more
     

    Target users and customers

    The targeted users and customers are the multimedia industry actors, and all academic or industrial laboratories interested in object tracking in videos.

    Application sectors

    • Target tracking
    • Video analysis
    • Multi-media document processing
     
 
 
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