Movie Chaptering

Movie Chaptering

An Automatic temporal segmentation of video

Target users and customers

  • Content providers
  • ISP (Internet Service Provider)
  • Video editing software companies

Application sectors

  • Video structuring
  • Video archiving


The movie chaptering is an unsupervised processing that segments a movie in chapters. The rules to obtain chapters have to respect the unity of time, place and action. The movie chaptering module can be embedded in a set up box and executed offline to segment a movie recorded by the user. Thus, browsing through chapters to reach the sequence that the user is looking for becomes easier to achieve.

Technical requirements:

Current version of module runs on QuadCore PC. It is a Linux and Windows application programmed in C++.

Conditions for access and use:

This module is only available to a subset of PVAA partners, on their request. Related IPL is propriety of Technicolor.



  • Technicolor

Contact details:

Hassane Guermoud

Technicolor R&D France
975, avenue des Champs Blancs
ZAC des Champs Blancs
CS 176 16
35 576 Cesson-Sévigné