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 …

Deep learning for video delivery with iSIZE

Deep learning for video delivery with iSIZE

iSize In The Press

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 presents a paper at CVPR, the world-leading computer vision and AI conference

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iSIZE is to present some elements of its ground-breaking technology at CVPR. CVPR is the premier computer vision conference and artificial intelligence worldwide, and features presentations from leading figures in industry and academia. It is organised by CVF, the Computer Society, a part of IEEE, and acceptance/rejection decisions are based on very rigorous peer review by leading experts. The 2021 …

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 …

deep perceptual optimization for video encoding

Deep perceptual optimization for video encoding

iSize Technical Articles

This blog is based on a presentation made by Dr Yiannis Andreopoulos of iSIZE, as part of the Stanford Compression Workshop 2021. The complete presentation can be seen in the video below:   Video now makes up the vast bulk of internet traffic, in terms of bandwidth. Consequently, in the continuing search for efficiency and capacity, there is much interest …

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?

iSize In The Press

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, …