Neural network technology brings clear benefits to defence applications

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iSIZE’s BitClear comprises AI technology for the denoising, and upscaling of video assets captured and transmitted in resource-constrained or adversarial environments. The aim of this innovation is the removal of: (i) encoding artifacts (blocking, blurring, ringing, aliasing, etc.); (ii) transmission impairments (e.g., artifacts from transport under adversarial wireless conditions or high-velocity UAVs); (iii) capture impairments (lens, camera flicker, vibrations, etc.). …

iSIZE at ACM Multimedia 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal

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We are pleased to be presenting at the 30th ACM International Conference on Multimedia, held in Lisbon, Portugal, 10-14th October 2022. ACM Multimedia is a worldwide premier conference and a key world event to display scientific achievements and innovative industrial products in the multimedia field. The event includes an extensive program consisting of technical sessions covering all aspects of the …

BitClear Wins Best of Show Award at IBC 2022

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We are delighted to have been recognised with TVBEurope’s Best of Show award at IBC for our latest BitClear AI-based video processing technology. This is BitClear’s second award following the NAB Product of the Year award we received earlier this year. Designed to remove compression artifacts (like blurring, blocking artifacts ringing) from user-generated (or heavily compressed) content, BitClear uses our …

200 Trees Planted with iSIZE – Pioneering Sustainable Video Delivery

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We are in a climate emergency. More than a billion hours of content is consumed on a single streaming platform every single day and as a result, the industry’s carbon footprint is growing exponentially. This is why, at iSIZE we are passionate towards addressing these challenges, using deep perceptual AI-technology to make video delivery more sustainable.   This year at …

Toward Generalized Psychovisual Preprocessing For Video Encoding

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A recent issue of the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, presents paper entitled Toward Generalized Psychovisual Preprocessing for Video Encoding by Yiannis Andreopoulos, Mohammad Ashraful Anam, Aaron Chadha, Ilya Fadeev, and Matthias Treder. The research explores the use of deep perceptual preprocessing to enable bitrate savings across several generations of video encoders, without breaking standards or requiring any changes in client …

Diving into Neural Pre and Post Processing

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The iSIZE team was at this year’s Alliance for Open Media Research Symposium, in Redwood City from 7-8 June. CTO Dr Yiannis Andreopoulos gave a presentation on Day 1, speaking about neural pre and post-processing for video encoding with a range of codecs such as AVC, VP9 and AV1.  With more consumers and corporates streaming an ever-growing amount of video, …

Viva Las Vegas! iSIZE at NAB Show 2022

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Our first NAB Show was a busy one and we wrapped up with some amazing highlights for iSIZE. We had some great meetings with customers and partners. We are delighted to have picked up an NAB Show Product of the Year Award for out latest BitClear AI-based video processing technology. Designed to remove compression artifacts (like blurring, blocking artifacts ringing) …

iSIZE BitClear: Making the Unwatchable Watchable

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Sergio Grce, iSIZE CEO discusses BitClear, an artificial intelligence based denoising technology. Consider the life-cycle of a piece of “viral” media. It might be a rare insight into a news story, an unexpected artistic achievement, or just a funny animal. But it has spread around the media-sharing social sites. Given the quality of cameras available today, even in phones, it …

Pre-encoding 8K with iSIZE BitSave

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To understand the benefits of pre-encoding 8K content, 8K Association reached out to iSIZE Technologies. iSIZE first uses machine learning to create a psychovisual preprocessor with its BitSave product. This tool can then be deployed in front of any standard codec to provide any combination of lowering bandwidth or increasing video quality. Typically, the model is pre-trained by iSIZE. iSIZE …

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 …