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IEEE Consumer Electronics Society - Mar 22, 2011

IEEE Consumer Electronics Society

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

IEEE Consumer Electronics Society - Mar 22, 2011

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Metadata technologies enable ingenious entertainment solutions


Peter Dunker - Gracenote Media Technology Lab


Meeting Place NVIDIA - 2800 Scott Blvd., Building E, Santa Clara
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Meeting Time

March 22, 2011

Meetings start at 6:30pm with pizza & drinks. 
The talk starts at 7:00pm, and the meeting ends at 8:30pm. 


Brief outline of talk

Metadata are a key enabler for all successful music entertainment solutions. A pioneer in the digital media industry, Gracenote combines information, technology, services and applications for the global market. This talk will cover an introduction to Gracenote and give an overview of CE shipping products powered by Gracenote services and technologies. In the main part of the presentation the Gracenote Media Technology Lab will be introduced and a new music enrichment technology for photo music slideshows will be presented. This new technology combines music waveform analysis, machine learning and image understanding technologies to enable simple-to-use and exciting multimedia presentations for consumers’ photo and music collections.


Peter Dunker is a senior research engineer in the Gracenote Media Technology Lab (MTL) and is responsible for image and video analysis algorithms. Peter received his Master’s Degree in Media Technology at the Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany. After finishing his studies, he joined the metadata department of the Fraunhofer Institute for Media Technology (IDMT), a leader in media technology research. Peter developed technologies for video fingerprinting, image similarity search and face recognition. In 2009 he headed the Fraunhofer IDMT Semantic Audio-Visual Systems group. His group developed cutting edge consumer photo technologies, such as a photo music mood player and photo album summarization software. In November of 2009 Peter joint Gracenote MTL, and since then he has been working on new technologies related to image, video and cross-modal signal processing and machine learning. He is a founding member of the IEEE CE German chapter, has organized research workshops and has published over 20 journal/conference papers.



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When & Where

2800 Scott Blvd.
Building E
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

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