How Reuters uses AI to speed up discoverability of video news content


While the media is obsessing about ChatGPT, Reuters has been quietly innovating its Connect marketplace that provides client newsrooms with photo and video materials.

New AI-powered features allow journalists to quickly find people and moments in Reuters videos, which helps speed up editing and publishing processes. The tech also applies automated time-coded, speech-to-text transcripts, translation and identification of public figures. Metadata also makes it easier to discover and license Reuters content that can be auto-published to a chosen platform, saving journalists time.

Senior product manager Conor Molumby said that customer need was at the heart of the innovation.

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