HEVC

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The Impact of Apple’s HEVC Adoption

Thierry Fautier
Early 2018 is a particularly dynamic time for codec development and deployment, and many streaming publishers are wondering whether to ....
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The Future of HEVC is Getting Clearer

Thierry Fautier
HEVC, an MPEG video compression standard published in 2013, has not seen much traction outside of Ultra HD deployments. The ....
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Apple Backs AV1: What Does This Mean for the Future of Video Codecs

Thierry Fautier
Earlier this month, Apple joined the Alliance for Open Media (AOM), which is working on the next-generation AV1 video compression ....
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Apple and HEVC – Why It’s Important

Thierry Fautier
Apple has always had a rollercoaster relationship with the HEVC standard. When HEVC was being developed, Apple actively participated in ....
IPTV 2.0

IPTV 2.0 is Coming – It’s Time to Get Prepared! (Part 1)

At TV Connect 2014, Harmonic predicted the arrival of IPTV 2.0, and it’s becoming true. During this two-part series, I’m ....
State of the Union: Distribution Codecs

State of the Union: Distribution Codecs

Video codecs have always been a subject of debate in our industry. With IBC2016 rapidly approaching, it’s the perfect time ....
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Top Video Predictions in 2016: Codecs and Standards

Part 4 of  The Top 16 Predictions for the Video World in 2016. There will be a flurry of video codec and ....
Read the Top 16 Predictions for the Video World in 2016

The Top 16 Predictions for the Video World in 2016

Now that 2016 is underway, there’s no better time than the present to start thinking about where our industry is ....
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VidTech InFocus: ProView 7100 IRD and an End-to-End HEVC Capable Ecosystem

HEVC is really just starting to ramp up. One of the reasons is the availability of professional quality HEVC-capable receivers, ....
IBC2015

The Top 4 Topics at IBC2015 – HDR, IP, COTS and HEVC

And so we return from another busy IBC, a show that was mostly consolidating previously launched technology and lots of ....

Reflections on NAB 2015

So how did my three predictions (Blog 24th March) for NAB stack up? Prediction #1: The continued adoption of IP ....

What’s the Outlook for HEVC?

Back in January 2013, the HEVC standard was published by ISO, promising to greatly improve video compression efficiency. You may ....

Does 4K Need HDR to Succeed?

As mentioned in my previous blog, before the summer break, HDR has featured large on the agenda as being the ....

Key Takeaways from CES 2014

While working off my Christmas pudding wandering around the various halls making up CES it occurred to me that branding ....

IBC 2013: 4K, HEVC & Ultra HD

September is IBC month and this year over 52,000 visitors descended on Amsterdam for the largest broadcast exhibition outside of ....

UHD Demos at the Cable Show

HEVC compression continues to make waves, as broadcasters and service providers anticipate the ability to use the emerging technology to ....

1st UHD Transmission in HEVC

On April 19th, Harmonic, SES and Broadcom Corporation pioneered the first Ultra HD transmission in the new HEVC standard live ....

VidTech Insider: Multiscreen, HEVC & UHD

– Keith Lissak, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Harmonic