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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …