Taking on the growing challenge of rising content volumes and a spiking carbon footprint

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The continuing surge in online media consumption means our industry faces two pressing challenges. First, there is unprecedented stress on network infrastructures worldwide, which not only creates content delivery bottlenecks, but also affects how content can be distributed efficiently to the ever-growing numbers of viewers. Second, this rapid rise in content consumption and delivery also has a huge impact on …

Digital Studio Magazine: Nabbed by mixed realities

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As top exhibitors recently announced their withdrawal from one of the industry’s biggest trade shows, COVID-19 seems to have taken several plans from RSVP to we are sorry, including the event itself. In the DS edition for October-December, Karishma Hingorani discovers what could have been in-person conversations led by top innovators. “First, the demand for higher quality video streaming is …

Deep Perceptual Preprocessing with a Difference

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Per Hultin discusses meeting the challenge of a rising volume of content and the growing carbon footprint of online video streaming. Consumers today have higher expectations for the quality of the content they consume than ever before. They also have more choice available to them than ever before. As a result, delivering more high-quality content as cost-effectively as possible is …

Live streaming startups

The Hottest Live-Streaming Start-ups in 2021

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The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t just moved us out of the office, it’s also heralded an explosion in live event streaming online. From concerts attracting audiences far bigger than the usual stadium-capacity, to weddings, sports events and children’s parties, people are almost as at-home with a digital broadcast as they are with the real thing. Business Insider sat down with venture …

AI video compression is arriving not a moment too soon

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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 …

AI Compression Has Entered the Room

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In a world where online video use is soaring and bandwidth remains at a premium, video compression is essential to keep the gears running smoothly. Adrian Pennington discusses how AI is replacing conventional techniques to cope with the ever increasing demand in a recent article for NAB Amplify. iSize Technologies has developed an encoder to capitalize on the trend for …

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 …

The Carbon Footprint Of ... Video Streaming and Games? It's A Thing

The Carbon Footprint Of … Video Streaming and Games? It’s A Thing

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By Sergio Grce, CEO of iSIZE Published by Nasdaq, January 19, 2021 What do you think of when someone mentions “carbon footprint?” The first things that would come to mind for most people would be factory emissions, private jets, and gridlock in major metropolitan areas. What many people don’t realize is depending on the technology used, streaming high-definition videos and games …

Start-up iSize sizes up against SSIMWave in video precoding

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by Tommy Flanagan, Faultline Editor and Rethink TV Analyst, December 3, 2020 After seeing the word ‘precoding’ emblazoned on the website of video compression start-up iSize Technologies, Faultline dialed into this week’s briefing with immense skepticism. An hour later, we left having been mostly convinced that video precoding is much more than a marketing construct – albeit one with opportunities …