BY JOSHUA L. HERZBERG AND ALEXANDER CORDOVER
Block Six Analytics’ Media Analysis Platform Outperforms Google and Amazon Computer Vision Products
Block Six Analytics’ Media Analysis Platform, MAP analyzes sports video broadcasts to compute how long in-stadium signage appears on screen. However, other computer vision products like Amazon’s Rekognition and Google’s Cloud Vision can also perform this task. Both offer text localization (finding text in a video frame) and optical character recognition (reading the text) services akin to what MAP offers. But which product is most accurate?