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2017

Up to 10% Improvement in Compression Efficiency of the libvpx VP9 Encoder

by Ranjit Kumar Tulabandu (Principal Engineer, Media Server Technologies)

Preliminary results of algorithmic improvements in libvpx to improve quality

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2018

Save Millions with Visual Intelligence in IoT Edge Devices

by Puneet Gupta (Senior Manager, System Solutions)

Apart from collecting, aggregating and relaying real-time data from networked sensors and components, AI-powered intelligent edge devices run powerful visual analytics to enable tremendous cost savings. Enhanced visual analysis and localized decision-making by edge devices has emerged as a new trend amidst today’s video-driven IoT innovations. By eliminating the need for a remote cloud server […]

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2018

Enabling Effective HDCP Implementation – With Or Without a TrustZone

by Deepa Suresh (Senior Manager, Media Client Technologies)

Protect premium content by driving secure content flow between HDCP connected devices over wired and wireless interfaces like Miracast – even in the absence of complex TrustZone mechanisms While consumer appetite for 4K content continues to rise, content creators face the need to protect their premium quality content from the risk of unauthorized mass duplication […]

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2018

Perceptual Video Quality Metrics: Are they Ready for the Real World?

by Nithya V S (Lead Engineer, Media Server Technologies – Codecs)

VMAF shows good correlation with MOS, promising to get better in future to serve as a consistent metric for content adaptive encoding The fundamental objective of most Content Adaptive Encoding (CAE) solutions is to optimize bandwidth without significantly reducing perceptual quality. While traditional fidelity metrics such as PSNR are well accepted as reliable, objective indicators […]

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2017

Give Automotive Infotainment Systems an Edge with Video Innovations

by Aadithya Kamath (Senior Manager, Global Marketing)

The constrained automotive turf offers unique opportunities for video innovations that could pave the way for more sophisticated car head units Like many of you, I spend the most amount of time inside my car, when away from work or home. The saving grace is, while not yet the living room on wheels that it […]

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2017

Connectivity Solutions: How Miracast Continues to be Relevant

by Aadithya Kamath (Senior Manager, Global Marketing)

While newer, better technologies from the likes of Apple and Google are more popular, Miracast is still relevant, serving as an essential part of an OEM’s screen sharing and connectivity solutions By enabling seamless integration of smart devices with TVs, vehicles and other screens, screen mirroring and connectivity technologies have completely redefined infotainment and communication […]

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2017

Audio Codec Implementation: Which One’s the Best for You?

by Preethi P Nair (Lead, Content Marketing)

Leverage five key evaluation criteria to choose the right audio codec implementation for your application Be it enterprise or popular consumer electronic applications, today’s users expect nothing less than outstanding audio quality. Which is why manufacturers seek the best audio codec solutions to power their products. While high performance software audio codecs enable us to […]

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2017

Unraveling the Karaoke Technology

by Sujith P. (Senior Engineer, Media Client Technologies)

Take a peek into the audio processing of a software driven karaoke player, and how its various components improve the perceptual quality, enabling truly entertaining experiences Fitted with disco balls, colors and lights, and powered by the latest technologies including high definition graphics and Bluetooth, today’s karaoke machines offer a complete package of fun and […]

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2017

High Performance Platforms for Video Encoding – A Preview at IBC 2017

by Aadithya Kamath (Senior Manager, Global Marketing)

State-of-the-art platforms to enable rapid growth in advanced video formats like HEVC 2017 will perhaps be our busiest year at the IBC show yet. Over the next four days, we will be engaging with several industry players to define the future of their products and solutions, and in turn the future of video encoding itself. […]

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2017

Driving High Performance in Bluetooth Devices with mSBC Codec

by Reshma Rai (Senior Manager, Media Client Technologies) & Rajat Kumar (Engineer, Media Client Technologies)

Bluetooth continues to be the most popular technology for wireless audio streaming, given its ease of use, ubiquity, low power requirements and low cost. The wireless technology enables both audio streaming from a Bluetooth handset to a headset or vice versa, enabling consumers to enjoy multi-room streaming and music/audio on the go as well as […]

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