New Intel Arc GPUs support AV1 Hardware Encoding

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Intel announced its new Arc discrete GPU and Technology analyst and sometime Display Daily contributors, Bob O’Donnell and Dr Jon Peddie also reported on the GPU which is the first in …

Tags:AV1 Codec| Codecs| DisplayPort| Game Playing| GPUs| Intel| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Upscaling

DVB adds VVC to its Video Coding Toolbox

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The DVB Project has added VVC to the specifications to the DVB-AVC specification which has been approved by the DVB Steering Board and is available now as DVB BlueBook A001r19. Further …

Tags:Broadcast| Codecs| DVB| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| UltraHD & 4K

Qualcomm is adding AV1 support

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Qualcomm is reported by Protocol Entertainment to be developing a chip, the SM8550, due at the end of the year or later, that will support AV1 native decoding. The article reports …

Tags:Codecs| HBO| Netflix| Qualcomm| Samsung| YouTube

Good Online Guide to Codecs

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Codec consultant, Jan Ozer (I’m sure I have one of his books from many years ago, somewhere..) has published an introductory guide to different codecs. What We Think This is a …

Tags:AV1 Codec| Codecs| HEVC (H.265)| MPEG4 (H.264 AVC)| VP8| VP9

Brazil Chooses LCEVC Codec Enhancement – UHD HDR @ 5 Mbps

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We’ve been following V-Nova and its Codecs for a number of years now. Just a couple of weeks ago, we missed a release from the firm that said that MPEG-5 LCEVC …

Tags:Brazil| Codecs| HDR - High Dynamic Range| UltraHD & 4K

Links Week Commencing 6th December 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the second part of this week. RAW and more updates on the Ninja …

Tags:ATSC| Automotive| Cameras| Codecs| Europe| LED| Roku| sony| Testing| Transparent Displays| TVs (TV Sets)

DVB Project releases first specs for 8K UHD video delivery

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The DVB, which is the key technical body for European broadcasters and a significant player globally, has approved a new specification for 8K video delivered using the HEVC codec. Up to …

Tags:Broadcast| Codecs| DVB| Super Hi-Vision (8K)

V-Nova and PresenZ launch world-first in VR movies

by Bob Raikes

What They Say V-Nova and Presenz said that the firms have worked to combine V-Nova’s point-cloud compression technology with a 6DoF volumetric movie format from Presenz. The Presenz volumetric video format uses 3D assets …

Tags:3D software| Codecs| Virtual Reality