Multimedia Person Identification

Multimedia Person Identification

Identifying actors in movies and TV series

Target users and customers

  • Multimedia Content Providers
  • Movie/TV Streaming Providers
  • Movie/TV Industry Actors

Application sectors

  • Movie/TV Streaming & Playback
  • Second Screen


This technology allows to identify actors/characters in multimedia data such as movies and TV series. It first tracks faces/persons and subsequently provides identities for each track. As such, it can be used to provide additional information about actors/characters while viewing the video.

Conditions for access and use:

Available for licensing on a case-by-case basis.



  • Institut Technologique de Karlsruhe

Contact details:

Prof. Dr. Rainer Stiefelhagen

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Institute for Anthropomatics
Vincenz-Prießnitz-Str. 3
76131 Karlsruhe