Video Search Takes a Step Ahead

Assuming CyberLink’s MagicSports works — which I frankly find hard to believe — it’s a significant step ahead in video search. Using object search algorithms to detect game highlights is an intriguing but awfully difficult problem:

Auto Detection of Exciting Sports Highlights
Catch the best moments of each game
Experience TV sports programs like never before. MagicSports gives greater control over watching sports programs, allowing quick replay of special moments such as near-goals and goals, fouls, corners and penalties.

Zero surprise, of course, that in the current World Cup cycle it is starting with soccer.