Video Quality is No Longer an Option

Video quality on mobile devices is no longer an option but a necessity to keep viewers watching. A few years ago, my father-in-law called us via his cell phone on a cruise ship in Alaska and was astounded that the … Read More

Recapping Streaming Media West 2016

The EuclidIQ team has just returned from the west coast, where we showcased our newest product Optiiq.ly and introduced UptiiQ (coming in 2017) at the Streaming Media West 2016 show. We had a steady stream of show attendees stop by … Read More

EuclidIQ Makes Streaming Media Top 100

For the second year in a row, EuclidIQ has earned a spot on the 2016 Streaming Media 100 list which was announced today. The 100 list, published annually by StreamingMedia.com, includes influential streaming technology companies. “While the big streaming services … Read More

5G is coming

5G is coming… 5G is coming… by 2020? The smartphone and 4G networks changed the world. People accessed the internet in droves, new apps sprouted along with social media sites. Such ease of internet access revolutionized communication and commerce. Will … Read More

Preprocessor, Postprocessor or Encoder

We are constantly asked whether our IQ264 product is an encoder, a preprocessor, or a postprocessor. The response? None of the above. It is a plugin that is integrated with an encoder, currently x264. But what is the difference between … Read More

Thoughts on Netflix’s Move Toward Perceptual Video Quality Metrics

Netflix recently published a blog post titled “Toward a Practical Perceptual Video Quality Metric” that announced their development of a new video quality metric, termed Video Multimethod Assessment Fusion (VMAF), that they claim better reflects human perception of video quality … Read More

Subjective Test Methodology Design

As adoption of HEVC has slowed, companies are taking another look at what additional efficiencies can be gained with their existing H.264-compliant encoders.  Evaluating the benefits of different encoding algorithms, to determine how many bits can be saved while maintaining … Read More

Subjective Testing Part 4: Post-Test Analysis

Introduction EuclidIQ’s blog series on subjective testing has presented a “practical” subjective test methodology that we’ve designed to produce meaningful results while not being prohibitive in terms of time or cost.  In Part 1, we detailed the general test set-up, … Read More

EuclidIQ has Successful Show at Streaming Media East 2016

The EuclidIQ team had a great Streaming Media East 2016. From a talk on subjective testing by Dr. Nigel Lee, to a record number of booth visitors and Visual Challenge test takers, the annual show held in the New York … Read More

Sneak Peak: EuclidIQ at Streaming Media East 2016

Last week our CEO, Richard Wingard, highlighted the success of our meetings at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas. He also mentioned that we’d be announcing details on several new products and services at the upcoming … Read More