AI video compression is arriving not a moment too soon

iSize In The Press

Artificial intelligence for video compression is a technology that is coming to a streaming service near you, and it can’t arrive quickly enough. RedShark talks to iSIZE CEO Sergio Grce about its encoder which capitalizes on the trend for perceptual quality metrics such as VMAF and can be shown to save 30 to 50 percent on bitrate at the cost in latency of just 1 frame – making it suitable for live as well as VOD.

“Companies with planet scale steaming services like YouTube and Netflix have started to talk about hitting the tech walls,” says Grce. “Their content is generating millions and millions of views but they cannot adopt a new codec or build new data centres fast enough to cope with such an increase in streaming demand.”

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