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

iSize News

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

iSize News

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 …

Digital Studio Magazine: Nabbed by mixed realities

iSize In The Press

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 …

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

iSize Events, News

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 – …

Sustainability Focus: Consumption Matters

iSize In The Press

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 …

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

iSize News

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

iSize Technical Articles

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 >