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Bitmovin survey unveils streaming trends

Latency is the biggest problem experienced by online video today, multiple codecs and streaming formats will continue to fight for market share and Apple retains a narrow lead as the most widely supported online video platform in a multi-device world. These are some of the findings of the Bitmovin Video Developer Report from video compression […]

EBU to test HEVC rivals as compression battle heats up

Public broadcasters organisation the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has commissioned the University of Applied Sciences of Wiesbaden to carry out a subjective evaluation of competing video compression technologies following growth of interest in the Alliance for Open Media’s AOMedia Video 1 (AV1) codec and the Joint Exploration Model (JEM), developed by the ISO and ITU. […]

Selevision unveils new codec with Full HD at 1Mbps claim

Middle East-based technology and content provider Selevision has unveiled what it describes as a revolutionary new video codec, dubbed Nukodec, that it says will delivery full HD channels at only 1Mbps. Selevision, a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia-based Khusheim Holdings, says that Nukodec is designed to replace both H.264 and HEVC/H.265 and that it will made […]

Revolutionary compression technology promises “video at audio bitrates”

Video technology start-up V-Nova, which has been operating in stealth mode for the last five years, has unveiled a new compression technology that it claims will revolutionise video distribution by permitting the delivery of UHD quality at current HD bitrates, HD at SD bitrates, and SD video at audio bitrates. V-Nova unveiled its Perseus compression […]

Nevion to introduce new media gateway

Media transport specialist Nevion will launch its NX4600 H.264/AVC Media Gateway at IBC. Designed primarily for contribution networks, the NX4600 will offer H.264/MPEG-4 AVC encoding and decoding and is the latest addition to Nevion’s range of media gateways. The NX4600 is designed to bring together Nevion’s experience in real-time delivery of professional-quality and secure video-and-audio-over-IP […]