“Wowza’s Video Codec Landscape paints rosy picture for AV1, LCEVC” – Alex Davies

Wowza has published its Video Codec Landscape 2022 guide, which sets out the lay of the land in the encoding world. The major takeaway appears to be AV1 reaching cost parity with HEVC, and some pretty concrete evidence for the improvements that the LCEVC enhancement layer can bring to the table. The esteemed Jan Ozer is the report’s author – a person…
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The Video Codec Landscape 2022 – Jan Ozer, Wowza

Jan Ozer's 2022 Video Codec Landscape published compares the three key success criteria: a) Compression Efficiency b) Costs c) Accessibility Over the last three years, many streaming producers went from working with a single codec, H.264, to no less than seven options: H.264, VP9, HEVC, AV1, VVC, LCEVC, and EVC. This article will update you…
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The Greening of Streaming – Adrian Pennington, InBroadcast

In a piece for InBroadcast, Arian Pennington mentions V-Nova's Guido Meardi. Information and communication technologies may consume a fraction of the carbon of the aviation industry but, unlike, flying, the internet is used by pretty much everyone. As connectivity and video streaming increases so will video's share of the global carbon footprint. Check…

“NAB 2022 embodies ecosystem acceptance of LCEVC” – Tommy Flanagan

Few faces at the Las Vegas Convention Center this week better visualized the state of video right now than V-Nova’s CEO Guido Meardi. Unusually relaxed for such a massive event, with an underlying hint of frustration. The mission for NAB 2022 was simple – reconnect with the ecosystem in preparation for the world being ready for low complexity enhancement…
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“Accommodating the influx of data in the metaverse” – Guido Meardi, Information Age

Guido Meardi, CEO and co-founder of V-Nova, discusses how metaverse stakeholders can accommodate the pending influx of data to drive value Read the full article here.
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“Telcos vs Content Providers – Winning Together with Compression” – Digital Media World

Viewers are demanding more from content providers than they ever have. As competition grows more intense, audiences have come to expect the latest content on tap – anytime, anywhere and at the highest quality from HD to UHD, 4K and HDR. But while the streaming industry is booming, the telecommunications industry is going head-to-head with content…
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“V-Nova and PresenZ Take Volumetric to the Metaverse” – Digital Media World

A new desire to use the metaverse to communicate with volumetric elements and holograms now more closely associates compression and graphics rendering. “So far, graphics rendering has been relevant for 3D environments like game worlds that people playing a multiplayer game would downloaded onto a device, once and for all, and very rarely update. From…

“V-Nova’s mic-drop moment has arrived. [It] is about to go mainstream in Brazil” – Rethink Research

In yesterday's edition of Faultline's Rethink Research, Tommy Flanagan announces that the SBTVD Forum officially published the results of its Call for Proposals for SBTVD TV3.0, including LCEVC in its recommendation.  While the gory details aren’t strictly public, we understand it involves notifying the legal departments of every TV manufacturer,…

“We can finally see what all the fuss was about with V-Nova’s world-first in VR” – Tommy Flanagan

In the most recent edition of Rethink Research's Faultline, Tommy Flanagan reports on assisting to a live demo by CEO Guido Meardi of the V-Nova and PresenZ collaborative 6 Degrees of Freedom film: This is not a drill. Faultline is still riding high from partaking in something rarer than hen’s teeth in this day and age –a real-life face-to-face…

“V-Nova’s LCEVC forms foundations of 6DoF VR breakthrough” – Rethink Research Faultline

In the latest issue of Rethink Research's Faultline, Tommy Flanagan covers the launch of the PresenZ and V-Nova collaborative 6DoF film (press release here): V-Nova has returned to action with IBC just a fortnight away (albeit on knife’s edge). The UK video compression vendor is laying claim to a world-first – not one related to LCEVC licensing…