A Peek Behind the Microsoft Research Curtain - Summarizing Video Content
Xian-Sheng Hua from Microsoft Research Asia explains how Video Collage uses an automatically synthesized image to summarize the content of a video. It selects the most representative frames from a video, extracts "salient regions of interest" from the frames and then arranges them on a given canvas.
Microsoft Research used its TechFest event at the Redmond campus on March 4 to show off just a few of the hundreds of projects currently under development in its labs around the world. These projects include new technologies for search, interaction, collaboration and social networking.