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VIDEO is an interactive system for semi-automated indexing and browsing of video material.
Computer vision techniques are used to structure the
video stream for comfortable browsing and
by a user. A Tck/Tk
graphical interface developed using object-oriented
techniques enables hierachical browsing of a selected stream,
from the abstract, through the
shots and several
levels of key frames, to
the complete stream using a VCR-like interface.
An alternative representation, providing a global 'at
glance view', is supplied by a lighttable presentation of the shots
permitting efficient random access to the video contents.
The detail of
the visualization can be chosen interactively by the
user according to his/her needs with the support of a
context sensitive help window.
Browsing and annotation are eased by the automatic
detection of higher level video structures such as