We need shared Persistent Reproducible Identifiers

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Uncategorised

We live in an endless connected world of data. Linked data spans datasets, institutions, domains, and continents. It allows us to determine relations in the vast amount of digital information and to connect textual descriptive information to media files, such as provenance information. But what happens when a media file is shared out of this […]

Provenance information in the blockchain

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Uncategorised
Provenance information in the blockchain

Technologies for conveying provenance information are often conflated with blockchain technologies. As the blockchain is continuing to hype. Videorooter does not focus on the blockchain. The problem Videorooter seeks to address is a bit smaller, even if smaller doesn’t mean easy.

Why we need open standards for fingerprinting

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in Uncategorised
Why we need open standards for fingerprinting

A fingerprint is a series of letters and numbers that hold no meaning to the human eye. The series of digits is the outcome of an algorithm applied to a media file. When using a certain algorithm and use perceptually the same video you would always gets the same fingerprint. However, when a different algorithm […]