News tagged with video coding

Researchers build Quad HD TV chip

It took only a few years for high-definition televisions to make the transition from high-priced novelty to ubiquitous commodity—and they now seem to be heading for obsolescence just as quickly. At the ...

Feb 20, 2013 4.4 / 5 (13) 17 | with audio podcast

MPEG hammers out codec that halves bit rate

(Phys.org) -- A new international standard for a video compression format was announced today. The draft was issued by the influential Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) which met in Stockholm in July. MPEG, ...

Aug 15, 2012 4.8 / 5 (26) 35 | with audio podcast report

Putting 3-D films on your cell phone

German researchers at Fraunhofer have combined the new mobile radio standard LTE-Advanced with a video coding technique. This puts 3-D films on your cell phone. The experts will be presenting their solution ...

Feb 11, 2011 not rated yet 0

Reading Avatar's DNA

You know when you're watching a pirated film downloaded from the Internet -- there's no mistaking the fuzzy footage, or the guy in the front row getting up for popcorn. Despite the poor quality, pirated video ...

Dec 21, 2010 3 / 5 (5) 3