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 …

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 …

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 …

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

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

iSize In The Press

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 …

iSize Technologies’ BitSave Achieves Cost, Bitrate Savings With Intel AI-Enabled CPUs

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by Phil Kurz, TVTechnology, November 30, 2020 BitSave precoding technology leveraging Intel Xeon Scalable Processors can reduce bitrate 25% LONDON—iSize Technologies has formed a strategic partnership with Intel to achieve a five-times improvement in speed performance using Intel’s AI-enabled CPUs to reduce streaming cost and achieve a 25% bitrate savings, the company said. The performance enhancement made possible by iSize …

Is Online Video Streaming Killing the Internet -- and the Environment?

Is Online Video Streaming Killing the Internet — and the Environment?

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by Ariel Shapira, Entrepreneur, November 20, 2020 Video service providers must explore sustainable ways to deliver streaming video content without sacrificing quality. What comes to mind when the topic of “online video consumption” gets brought up? Do you immediately think of streaming platforms such as YouTube and Vimeo? Do you think of the ever-popular social networks, such as Tik Tok, …