Laying the Groundwork for a Generalized Psychovisual Preprocessing Framework for Video Encoding

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At this year’s SMPTE Annual Technical Conference (ATC), iSIZE CTO, Yiannis Andreopoulos, delivered a presentation entitled Toward Generalized Psychovisual Preprocessing For Video Encoding, looking at how deep perceptual preprocessing has emerged as a new way to enable further bitrate savings across several generations of video encoders without breaking standards or requiring any changes in client devices.   SMPTE ATC is a flagship event for the media and entertainment sector, with the SMPTE standardization committee itself celebrating its …

BitSave Wins 2021 VideoTech Innovation Award for Sustainability

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iSIZE today announces that it has won the 2021 Digital TV Europe (DTVE) VideoTech Innovation Award for Sustainability with its BitSave pre-processor for video. With global internet traffic set to reach 4.8 zetabytes a year in 2022, and 80% of this resulting from video, there is a significant environmental cost. Today the internet is using an estimated 10% of the …

The Future of Superintelligence Panel Session at MTH

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iSIZE’s Yiannis Andreopoulos leads the debate on how AI can best deliver results for the needs of films and television  At the MediaTech Hub Conference 2021, held 10-11 November, iSIZE CTO Yiannis Andreopoulos took part in the panel discussion entitled The Future of Superintelligence: What Do We Want From AI in Film & Television?  Technology for technology’s sake does not help the media industry to …

iSIZE Present Paper at this year’s SMPTE 2021 Annual Technical Conference

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iSIZE has been selected to present at this year’s SMPTE Annual Technical Conference (SMPTE 2021 ATC) starting Nov. 9 and running select days through Nov. 18. The conference will be a virtual event with technical paper presentations, SMPTE Storytellers, roundtables, and networking events. Yiannis Andreopoulos of iSIZE will be presenting a paper on the first day entitled “Toward Generalized Psychovisual Preprocessing For Video Encoding”. “Deep perceptual preprocessing has recently …

iSIZE Joins the Alliance for Open Media

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The Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) today announced that iSIZE, a company with a codec-independent AI technology that reduces bandwidth use and improves the video experience, has joined the organization at the Promoter level. As a member of the Alliance, iSIZE will collaborate with AOMedia members, the leading internet and media technology companies, to advance open standards for media compression and delivery over …

iSIZE brings the latest iteration of its BitSave AI-powered technology to NAB 2021

iSIZE brings the latest iteration of its BitSave AI-powered technology to NAB 2021

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iSIZE is exhibiting as part of the Connected Media|IP at NAB 2021 and will show the latest version of BitSave, its fully artificial intelligence (AI)-powered technology. This first-of-a-kind solution leverages deep perceptual optimization in order to optimize video quality, and it offers significant bitrate savings for all video encoding standards. ISIZE has also been selected to present a paper – …

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 …

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 …