News segmentation analyzes news broadcasts, identifies the times at which stories start and finish, and extracts the key concepts from each story.

News segmentation classifies the ingested video into segments that can be:

The news segmentation task is intended to be used on speech that has been transcribed from the audio track of a news broadcast, and segmented into sentences by a text segmentation task.

News segmentation enables Media Server to output documents that correspond to stories in a news broadcast. When you configure Media Server to output documents, use bounded event mode and use the news segmentation result track as the event track. For more information about configuring Media Server to output documents, see Output Data.