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Re: A method to detect video copying based on content

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 08:35:07 -0700
Cc: "public-restrictedmedia@w3.org" <public-restrictedmedia@w3.org>
Message-id: <A33E52FE-F158-438D-B55C-1287ECB75FA6@apple.com>
To: Catherine Roy <ecrire@catherine-roy.net>
Fingerprinting is quite commonly used today, but all it does is tell you that the horse has bolted, not which barn door was opened nor by who.

On Jun 20, 2014, at 5:49 , Catherine Roy <ecrire@catherine-roy.net> wrote:

> Hello, 
> 
> This may of interest to members of this group. A Québec tech research and development org has recently patented a method for detecting video copies. 
> 
> "A method to detect video copying based on content. The method comprises providing a set of reference data elements derived from a set of reference video frames in a reference video stream; providing a set of query data elements derived from a set of query video frames in a query video stream, each of the query data elements having a corresponding query data element identifier; associating with each of the reference data elements a fingerprint selected from among the query data element identifiers; and determining a similarity measure for the query video stream relative to the reference video stream by a comparison of the query data element identifiers to the fingerprints."
> 
> More info:
> 
> http://www.google.com/patents/US8671109
> 
> --
> Catherine Roy
> www.catherine-roy.net

David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
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