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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Goodbye Vegas. Hello Big Apple!

Continuing our tradition of providing a high-quality demonstration environment at key media trade shows, the EuclidIQ team demonstrated IQ264 last week in Las Vegas to a number of companies attending this year’s National Association of Broadcasters show. … Read More

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Breakdown Bitrates: Why EuclidIQ Uses Subjective Testing (Part 3)

As we’ve covered in previous blog posts(part 1, 2a, 2b) on the topic, the idea behind subjective testing is to enable one to verify the effect of bitrate changes on video quality and, with follow-on analysis, to optimize the financial … Read More

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Continuing Video Quality Improvements, EuclidIQ Hires First Sales Director

We have some great news to share with you: we’ve been able to attain further gains in its video quality optimization product, the IQ264x plugin for the x264 encoder. EuclidIQ is also proud to welcome Misty Farrell-Pennington as our new Director of … Read More

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Suitable Content for Subjective Testing: Why EuclidIQ Uses Subjective Testing (Part 2b)

If you’ve read either the first or second parts of our series on Subjective Testing, you’ll recall that the first part detailed both the transition of our company’s philosophy away from objective testing and toward subjective testing—including a balance between … Read More

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Why EuclidIQ Uses Subjective Testing (Part 2a)

In the first part of our series on Subjective Testing, we detailed the transition in our company from objective testing to subjective testing, including the development of a subjective testing methodology that achieved a balance between being credible (adhering reasonably … Read More