From the organization that brought you the Internet, it is not surprising that the Pentagon is taking online video to the next level.
Through a multi-million dollar contract with DARPA, BBN Technologies has developed a solution to digitally analyze online video content from sites like YouTube and Google video and create transcripts from audio content.
You can find out more about this technology from beet.tv, but in case you don’t realize, this is huge. This video interview from BBN representative Alex Laats explains:
In the last few months video has exploded online. I predict a year from now, it will be even more ingrained into online culture because it will be fully searchable as well.
On a related note, BBN is doing some other really cool things to help the warfighter (and the everyday man in an increasingly global econom