Diving into Neural Pre and Post Processing

iSize Events, News

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, …

VQEG Conference in Rennes, France

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This week Yiannis Andreopoulos, Chief Technology Officer at iSIZE, had the pleasure of being invited to present at the VQEG meeting in Rennes, France, May 9-13, 2022 on the Domain-Specific Fusion Of Multiple Objective Quality Metrics. VQEG was born from a need to bring together experts in subjective video quality assessment and objective quality measurement. The general motivation of VQEG is …

Sustainability and delivering impeccable experiences are not mutually exclusive

iSize In The Press, News

The world’s largest video streaming platforms alone account for a few billion users globally. Live video is demanding far more bits per second than any other type of internet usage. In 2019, Cisco estimated that video would make up at least 80% of the 4.8 zetabytes of data being delivered over the internet by 2022. More than a billion hours …

The Greening of Streaming

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The 2021 Carbon Trust report Carbon impact of video streaming estimated that one hour of video streaming emitting a total of 50-60g of Co2. Petrol cars emit many times that amount but the climate emergency is such that M&E needs to do more to eliminate carbon in the system. There are multiple carbon cost centres for content, including production itself …

In Conversation with IABM: What does the future hold for AI in broadcast?

iSize News

Sergio Grce, iSIZE CEO & Yiannis Andreopoulos, CTO sat down with Darren Whitehead of the IABM to discuss what’s new for iSIZE, and what’s in-store for the future of artificial intelligence in the broadcast industry. Watch below to learn more:

Discover the latest from iSIZE at NAB Show 2022

iSize Events

iSIZE is exhibiting for the first time at NAB 2022 (24 – 27 April, Las Vegas Convention Center). We will be bringing our latest innovations spanning encoding, denoising and generative video content creation that enhance video quality while saving up to 50% in bitrate, reduce latency to near-zero and revive unwatchable content to the maximum possible quality. At the show, …

iSIZE presents sustainable video delivery technology innovations at NAB 2022

iSize News

iSIZE is exhibiting for the first time at NAB 2022 (24 – 27 April, Las Vegas Convention Center). The company will be demonstrating its latest deep perceptual optimization innovations – such as BitSave, and unveiling its latest BitClear solution. CTO Yiannis Andreopoulos will also take part in two conference sessions on day two. BitSave delivers deep psychovisual preprocessing for maximum …

iSIZE releases BitClear to make unwatchable videos watchable by eliminating compression artifacts in user-generated content

iSize News

iSIZE has developed BitClear, an AI-based video processing technology that removes compression artifacts (like blurring and blocking artifacts) from user-generated (or heavily-compressed) content. Video content that has been through multiple transcoding iterations can be revived to the maximum possible quality without affecting the artistic intent of the original creators. The process can also allow for video upscaling, all with as …

iSIZE Joins AWS Partner Network and Completes Foundational Technical Review

iSize News

iSIZE, a specialist in deep learning for video delivery, today announces that it has joined the AWS Partner Network (APN), the global community of businesses using Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build solutions and services for customers. In addition to joining the APN, iSIZE has completed an AWS Foundational Technical Review (FTR) of its award-winning, patented BitSave deep psychovisual pre-processing …

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

iSize In The Press, 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 …