Whether a consumer, a business, or a government organization, we use images and videos to capture and create a record of events about the world around us. We share that data to communicate in a manner that is often more efficient than the spoken or written word. Cloudera, piXlogic, and Intel have partnered to make advanced image and video analytics available to big data customers. The piXlogic software provides a scalable set of “extra eyes” that can automatically go through images and videos stored in Hadoop clusters and generate metadata describing their contents. This enables search, content discovery, alerting, and integration with other analytical tools in the Cloudera stack. Customer environments where images and videos are a critical component of the workflow will benefit greatly from these expanded capabilities.

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