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Jason Teichman of Pond5 | Interview snippets from NAB BuZZ 2018 podcasts with Larry Jordan

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Larry Jordan: So, I can provide a sample of what I’m looking for and then you’ll try to match clips that you’ve got that come close to that sample?

Jason Teichmann: We will. Exactly, right. You take a picture of whatever you want. It could be on your phone, you could literally be on YouTube, you could be anywhere, and we’ll analyze the clip and then we will look for a match across our 10+ million clips within our marketplace.

LJ: Now there’s been a lot of conversation about the implementation of machine learning. Is this an example of what this is? It’s the computers who are analyzing the clips and trying to find a match?

JT: That’s exactly what that is. I know it’s a very buzzy word that a lot of folks use all the time, but that’s exactly what that is. We use machines that have very sophisticated algorithms to identify the composition of the shot, each shot within the sequence. And we then match those sequences against what’s in our marketplace.

To read and hear more of this 2018 NAB BuZZ podcast, go to the Simon Says media player here.

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About Larry Jordan/Digital Production BuZZ

Larry Jordan is a 50-year veteran of media. Throughout his career, he has edited, produced, and directed at the local and network TV levels, and he’s done extensive work with corporate training videos. He started his namesake website, larryjordan.com, in 2003 and began using his extensive industry knowledge to educate current and aspiring media professionals. He has authored nine books and thousands of how-to articles on both production and post-production.

Digital Production BuZZ is a weekly podcast that focuses on the latest trends and advancements in media technology and also shines a light on the industry’s leading innovators.

To learn more about Digital Production BuZZ and Larry Jordan, head here.