How clickworker indexed and tagged thousands of sports videos for Swink.tv
Swink.tv is an innovative Internet-based video service that
cuts sports game films into individual plays, indexes each
play and stores them in its database so that sports teams
and individuals can share their sports highlights with their
teams, friends and fans. Swink.tv turned to clickworker for
help analyzing the thousands of American football
video clips they received and categorizing them into
clickworker put their vast network of highly qualified workers
to the task viewing video clips, establishing the time
each play occurs on each clip and categorizing each play
by a number of criteria, such as offense versus defense,
over 10 yard runs, touchdowns, punt returns and interceptions.
Additionally, clips meeting certain criteria were
tagged with player numbers to identify and credit the
key players involved. The job was done so effectively that
clickworker was hired to provide customized solutions for additional
sports, which have their own unique dynamics.
Clickworker qualifications: must pass skills-learning
and assessments in football knowledge and basic
Video clips reviewed: 4,000
Plays analyzed: 6,500
Average delivery time: 200-300 plays/day
Data transfer: Data exchange via Amazon S3 Storage
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