HD OTT and 4K VOD provide early markets for HEVC, says Harmonic

HD OTT to multiple screens is likely to be the key initial application for the new HEVC compression standard, but 4K video-on-demand also presents a possible route to exploit the new technology, according to Tom Lattie, vice-president, product marketing, Harmonic.  Speaking to DTVE at the NAB Show, Lattie said that HD OTT would likely be […]

ITU agrees new HEVC standard for video

The ITU has agreed on the creation of a new standard for High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), the next-generation compression technology that could see a halving of bandwidth requirements for video over the current H.264 standard. The ITU-T Study Group 16 has agreed the first stage of approval for the standard, formally known as H.265 or […]

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