Quaero is a collaborative research and development program, centered at developing Quaero Logomultimedia and multilingual indexing and management tools for professional and general public applications such as the automatic analysis, classification, extraction and exploitation of information.

The research aims to facilitate the extraction of information in unlimited quantities of multimedia andmultilingual documents, including written texts, speech and music audio files, and images and videos.Group picture

Quaero was created to respond to new needs for the general public and professional use, and new challenges in multimedia content analysis resulting from the explosion of various information types and sources in digital form, available to everyone via personal computers, television and handheld terminals.

For more information about Quaero see www.quaero.org