iSIZE joins with BBC R&D and Queen Mary University of London to improve video streaming with new disruptive technology

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SEQUOIA, an R&D project partnership between iSIZE, the BBC R&D and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), has been awarded £700k from Innovate UK following a competitive grant submission, and a rigorous review and award process (<5% acceptance rate). Innovate UK is part of UKRI, the national funding agency investing in science and industrial research in the UK. SEQUOIA looks …

Sustainability Focus: Consumption Matters

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Much has been done by the M&E industry to address its carbon footprint, but further down the chain, the spike in live streaming and VOD play a bigger role than many consumers realise.   iSIZE CEO, Sergio Grce, speaks to IBC365 about what can be done to reduce this environmental impact: When we preprocess the original content using our BitSave technology, the encoder is …

Deep learning for video delivery with iSIZE

Deep learning for video delivery with iSIZE

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With more and more people relying on home internet to work with, the concept of bandwidth and bit rate have become familiar concepts to most. The more bandwidth you have, the better bit rate you’ll be able to stream and the better viewing experience everyone gets. But if you’re remote and maybe working with cellular or low bandwidth supply then …

iSIZE presents a paper at CVPR, the world-leading computer vision and AI conference

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iSIZE is to present some elements of its ground-breaking technology at CVPR. CVPR is the premier computer vision conference and artificial intelligence worldwide, and features presentations from leading figures in industry and academia. It is organised by CVF, the Computer Society, a part of IEEE, and acceptance/rejection decisions are based on very rigorous peer review by leading experts. The 2021 …

iSIZE raises $6.3m in funding led by Octopus Ventures to tackle environmental impact of video streaming

iSIZE raises $6.3m in funding led by Octopus Ventures to tackle environmental impact of video streaming

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Investment will enable iSIZE to accelerate its traction and to continue strengthening its technical team and patent portfolio iSIZE has already secured licensing agreements with leading technology and streaming companies iSIZE today announces that it has raised a further $6.3 million in funding as it seeks to make streaming more environmentally friendly without reducing quality. The round was led by …

iSIZE BitSave high quality video at lower bitrates via Intel DL Boost

iSIZE BitSave: High-quality video at lower bitrates via Intel DL Boost

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This white paper describes iSIZE’s innovative BitSave technology, an AI-based perceptual optimization that adaptively filters the video content before it reaches the codec, such that the output after compressing with any standard video codec is perceptually optimized (e.g., less motion artifacts or blurring), for the same bitrate. Download PDF > 

The Emergence of AI and Machine Learning in Creative Media 

The Emergence of AI and Machine Learning in Creative Media 

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In this webinar the Royal Television Society explored the impact that AI and Machine Learning (ML) is having on the creative media industry whether it be in pre-production, production, post or archiving. Yiannis Andreopoulos was part of a panel of experts with Panayota (Yota) Georgakopoulou, Yvonne Thomas and Rich Welsh to discuss the challenges the industry is facing and how AI/ …

deep perceptual optimization for video encoding

Deep perceptual optimization for video encoding

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This blog is based on a presentation made by Dr Yiannis Andreopoulos of iSIZE, as part of the Stanford Compression Workshop 2021. The complete presentation can be seen in the video below:   Video now makes up the vast bulk of internet traffic, in terms of bandwidth. Consequently, in the continuing search for efficiency and capacity, there is much interest …

iSIZE appoints Sherif Gallab as Vice President of Business Development

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iSIZE Technologies has appointed Sherif Gallab as Vice President of Business Development. Sherif brings 25 years of experience across video coding and digital media systems. He will lead global business development for iSIZE as video streaming companies increasingly turn to technology to improve the experience of their users. During his 12-years at Dolby Laboratories, Sherif held a global product management …