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2-Immerse: A platform for production and more

2018-09-27T09:06:00+01:00By J. Walker D.L. Williams I.C. Kegel A.P. Gower2 J. Jansen M. Lomas and S. Fjellsten

The architecture of an evaluated multi-screen experience based on MotoGP sports content, which was developed using an object-based broadcasting approach.

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Serverless cloud computing to TV service operations

2018-09-27T09:03:00+01:00By M. Rizzo

The serverless cloud model is particularly attractive for TV services, it can reduce operational overheads and lower barriers to entry.

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XVC: Revolutionary software-defined video compression

2018-09-27T09:02:00+01:00By Jonatan Samuelsson & Per Hermansson

This paper presents background information on the state of video codec licensing and lays out a description of the XVC licensing framework, constructed to significantly improve the current video codec licensing situation.

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Extending media production to the cloud

2018-09-27T09:02:00+01:00By Tim Claman

Capitalising on the efficiency and scalability that the cloud offers, Avid undertook a number of cloud test drives with select media organisations in Europe and the US to develop a deeper understanding of cloud workflows.

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An overview of recent video coding developments in MPEG and AV1

2018-09-26T14:19:00+01:00

This paper analyses the overall compression capabilities of these two emerging technologies with respect to HEVC, including objective and subjective performance evaluation and the associated encoding and decoding complexities.

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AV1: Implementation, performance and applications

2018-09-26T14:19:00+01:00By Jerome Vieron & Ian Trow

Now that the specification is finalised, the Alliance for Open Media has set high expectations for AV1. The prospect of a royalty free alternative to HEVC has many industry supporters, particularly those addressing streaming applications for a standard that is optimised for OTT delivery.

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User-centric companion screen architecture

2018-09-25T11:36:00+01:00By Hisayuki Ohmata and Masaya Ikeo

Bridging broadcast and internet services can be difficult because the system architectures are typically different.

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Media orchestration between streams and devices

2017-10-26T14:17:00+01:00By Dr. M. Oskar van Deventer and Jean-Claude Dufourd et al.

The upcoming MPEG Media Orchestration standard enables the temporal and spatial orchestration of multiple media and metadata streams.

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Beyond HEVC: video coding standardisation

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By Jens-Rainer Ohm and Mathias Wien

Though High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is still in its take-up phase, it is foreseeable that even better compression will be needed in the future.

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Replacing JPEG 2000

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By D. Taubman A. Naman and R. Mathew

A replacement for the JPEG 2000 (J2K) block coder that offers exceptionally high throughput, with a small reduction in coding efficiency.

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Introduction to JPEG XS

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By Joachim Keinert Jean-Baptiste Lorent Antonin Descampe Gaël Rouvroy Siegfried Fößel

Video production is characterised by large data volumes, to ease intensive workflows a novel image and video codec called JPEG XS is currently standardised.

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AOMedia AV1 video coding format for OTT

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By Sriram Sethuraman Cherma Rajan A. and Kaustubh Patankar

Improving the quality of service and efficiencies with higher resolution, HDR and WCG in online delivery, there is a need for advanced video compression standards.

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Single sensor video cameras and the TLCI-2012

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By P. Bøhler A. Roberts and O. E. Høgberg

The EBU Recommendation R-137 (TLCI-2012) is based upon the behaviour of modern broadcast HDTV cameras with 3-sensor technology.

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Descriptive metadata for live video contents

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By A. Maraga and V. Zamboni

The consumption of video contents rises and consumers’ behaviour changes, video broadcasters must find new strategies to engage with their viewers.

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Switchover to file-based programme production at NHK

2017-04-25T09:00:00+01:00By T. Shimmi M.Fujita Y.Tokoro Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) Japan

The 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano prompted the NHK Broadcasting Centre to adapt its VCRs for the High-definition television format.

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Integrity of content, metadata and workflow in loosely integrated systems

2017-04-20T09:00:00+01:00By V. Mee Estonian Public Broadcasting Estonia

In a broadcast organization content is created generally with an intent to publish and/or archive it in one way or another.

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Ultra HD: Bandwidth planning and verification for 4K

2017-04-07T15:28:00+01:00By Sean T. McCarthy ARRIS USA

Only a decade ago, high definition was the big new thing. With it came new wider 16:9 aspect ratio flat screen TVs that made the living room stylish in a way that old CRTs couldn’t match.

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Embracing 4K HEVC: Rethink, be revolutionary

2017-03-24T17:04:00+00:00By Dr K. W. Moore Mediaware Australia

The television industry is going through rapid change. The adoption rate of new formats and technologies is accelerating.

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How to transmit 4K video and 10 Gbps using 60 GHz wireless

2017-03-24T17:01:00+00:00By Jim Jachetta CTO & SVP of VidOvation – Moving Video Forward USA

In this presentation we are going to look at some of the different challenges that 4K presents.

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Passing the tuning test: providing cable-equivalent ad-supported linear programming using MPEG DASH

2017-03-24T16:35:00+00:00By A. Giladi InterDigital Communications; Y. Syed Comcast Cable; M. Iatrou MediaExcel; P. Navali Er

An ever-growing share of US consumers uses OTT for viewing live content, such as sports events, while the vast majority is still served using traditional distribution methods, such as cable, satellite, IPTV and terrestrial broadcast.

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Quality-aware HTTP adaptive streaming

2017-03-24T16:35:00+00:00By Ali C. Begen Cisco Canada

In an HAS system, a single master high-quality video source is transcoded into several streams, each with a different bitrate and/or resolution.

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UHD inter-codec interference in real life production chain

2017-03-24T13:22:00+00:00By Asma Jenhani Mesclado France Jean-François Nivart Image Matters Belgium

We are witnessing today the big shifting of audio-visual professionals towards Beyond HD resolutions.

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Just-in-time prepared captioning for live transmissions

2017-03-21T11:57:00+00:00By M.N. Simpson J. Barrett Ericsson UK P.J. Bell S. Renals University of Edinburgh UK

Over the last 30 years the volumes of ‘SDH’ captioning (Subtitles for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing), both live and pre-recorded, have increased considerably across the globe.

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3GPP based TV service layer

2017-03-16T16:45:00+00:00By Thomas Stockhammer Qualcomm Incorporated; Gilles Teniou Orange France; Frederic Gabin Ericsson

The Third Generation Partnership (3GPP) project since its creation in December 1998 has a long history in enabling mobile communication and had included enablers for media streaming and distribution in its very early roadmap.

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Conversion and HEVC compression of High Dynamic Range (HDR) video

2017-03-16T16:40:00+00:00By Jonatan Samuelsson and Jacob Strom Ericsson Sweden

Digital video compression has transformed the way in which television has been consumed and delivered to consumers for more than 25 years.

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Efficient multi-bitrate HEVC encoding for adaptive streaming

2017-03-13T09:14:00+00:00By Deepthi Nandakumar Sagar Kotecha Kavitha Sampath Pradeep Ramachandran Tom Vaughan MulticoreWare

Over-The-Top (OTT) content streaming is poised to grow exponentially in the coming years, driven by the consumer’s need for a rich and high quality viewing experience.