Posts Tagged ‘ video ’


Journalism in the Age of Data: Visualization as a Storytelling Medium

Sep 30th, 2010 | By | Category: In the Media

Journalism in the Age of Data¬† [] is a must-see documentary of about 54 minutes, ‘starring’ some of the most talented and well-known data visualization practitioners of today. The covered topics are wide, but include contemporary issues like Visualization in Journalism, Telling “Data Stories”, Exploring Data or Technology and Tools. It was produced during the [...]

David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization

Aug 24th, 2010 | By | Category: In the Media

David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut — and it may just change the way we see the world.

Video abstraction and anomalies detection for stationary cameras

Jun 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Articles, News

The increasing adoption of video surveillance makes it possible to watch over sensitive areas and identify people responsible for damage, theft and violence. However, when such events are not detected immediately, the subsequent video analysis can be a long and tedious task. In this article is presented a technique that allows a human investigator to focus only on those parts of a video showing the event as it unfolds, and so helping to save on the time needed to identify and understand how it happened. The presented technique creates a single interactive image of the whole video that shows everything that happened in the scene.

Video Visual Analytics of Tracked Moving Objects

Apr 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Articles, News

Exploring video data by simply watching does not scale for large databases.This problem arises in a wide variety of domains, such as scientificvideo analysis, digital life streams, and video surveillance.

Motivated by a mini challenge of the contest of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Science and Technology 2009 (Detecting the encounter of persons in a provided video stream utilizing the techniques of visual analytics), we propose an approach for fast identification of relevant objects based on the properties of their trajectories.

The Visualization of Networks

Apr 1st, 2010 | By | Category: In the Media

An introduction to Network Visualization. What is possible? Check out the Video.

Visual Analytics in German Television

Dec 16th, 2009 | By | Category: In the Media

Visual Analytics is also a topic in German television. Check out the video.