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 Attends AWS re:Invent

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AWS re:Invent returns to Las Vegas this November 29 – December 3 2021. AWS re:Invent is a week-long learning conference and exhibition hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) for the global cloud computing community, with a focus on sustainability. The in-person and virtual event features keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to over 1500 technical sessions, multi-faceted expo halls, …

iSIZE Top 50 Artificial Intelligence CEOs of 2021

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Despite its widespread lack of familiarity, AI is a technology that has been crawling into every industry in the recent times. From predictive analytics and deep learning to chatbots and image recognition, AI is revolutionising how businesses are able to engage with customers and deliver more in less time. Technology Innovators has presented a list of the Top 50 Artificial …

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 Panel at MediaTech Hub Conference

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This year’s MediaTech Hub (MTH) Conference will take place in a hybrid format: Live at Babelsberg Studios, the Hollywood of Europe, and online via MTH’s bespoke digital event platform. On November 11th 2021, iSIZE CTO, Yiannis Andreopoulos, will be joining a panel of experts to discuss – ‘The Future of Superintelligence: What do we want from AI in film & …

Taking on the growing challenge of rising content volumes and a spiking carbon footprint

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The continuing surge in online media consumption means our industry faces two pressing challenges. First, there is unprecedented stress on network infrastructures worldwide, which not only creates content delivery bottlenecks, but also affects how content can be distributed efficiently to the ever-growing numbers of viewers. Second, this rapid rise in content consumption and delivery also has a huge impact on …

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 …

Deep Perceptual Preprocessing with a Difference

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Per Hultin discusses meeting the challenge of a rising volume of content and the growing carbon footprint of online video streaming. Consumers today have higher expectations for the quality of the content they consume than ever before. They also have more choice available to them than ever before. As a result, delivering more high-quality content as cost-effectively as possible is …