Last week on the YouTube blog it was announced that auto captioning will be added to videos uploaded to YouTube. Ostensibly this is to support improved accessibility to video content for the visually impaired, however, the potentially immense time (and cost) savings possible by applying this technology will be immediately …Continue reading »
In this post on the Earley Blog, Heather Hedden discusses various tools available for managing Taxonomies, Thesauri and Ontologies. As many DAM professionals are aware, most taxonomies tend to get developed (at least initially) with conventional desktop applications such as Excel and these are often not ideal for ongoing management:…Continue reading »
Strongly Attached Metadata with Semantic Namespaces (SAMSN) is an initiative to standardise metadata frameworks and use embedded metadata standards like XMP to more closely link metadata back to an original asset in the same manner as barcodes do for physical goods.
Gunar Penekis is a leading advocate of SAMSN and …Continue reading »
The Bueda Semantic Analysis Engine claims to be able to translate user tags into categories, ontologies and structured content definitions. The system is based on research carried out by Carnegie Mellon University’s Language Technologies Institute.
Creating meaningful semantic data from unstructured sources (like user tags) is one of the fundamental …Continue reading »
Daydream have released a new white paper today which deals with the subject of Metadata Management Strategies for Marketing based DAM. The report describes a number of tactics that marketing managers can use to improve the ROI from a DAM system by improving the quality of metadata.
Ralph Windsor of …Continue reading »
In this article, CMS Wire’s Stephanie Lemieux discusses the key problems organisations face when managing their digital assets and why good metadata is essential to ensure maximum ROI for your digital asset management system.
“To maximize impact of spend and gain efficiency in the asset creation process, digital assets need …Continue reading »
In this post, Gunar Penikis (formerly of Adobe) asserts, with some justification, that 2010 is likely to be a significant year for Metadata for 3 key reasons:
Gunar’s new blog has some fascinating and well written insights and I recommend you to read it in addition to …Continue reading »