Perspective: 4K, 1080p, HDR, and HFR

As a contributing editor for Streaming Media magazine the past 17 years, I’ve seen my fair share of hype in the online video industry. Some of this hype turns out to be justified, such as when H.264 became a standard … Read MoreRead More

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Video Predictions of the Past, Present, and Future

As one year comes to a close we start seeing predictions of what’s to come in the New Year. Publicists, analysts, and industry thought leaders put together their forecasts and trends of what to expect for the year ahead and … Read More

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8K Debuts, But 4K Challenges Still Exist

Consumers are demanding higher quality video content at a faster rate than solutions are available to deliver them successfully. In a previous blog, we discussed the hype and hindrance of 4K resolution for consumers and vendors. Since then, an even … Read More

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The Need for Higher H.264 Efficiency Continues…

As quality of experience on every device becomes an ever larger factor in the battle for viewers, traditional and over-the-top distributors of premium content have to meet new expectations of their consumer in order to remain competitive. … Read More

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Streaming Media East Recap: The Future of HEVC and The State of 4K

Last week I had the pleasure of exhibiting EuclidIQ’s video compression technology, EuclidVision, at Streaming Media East in New York. It was a great show, flowing with content distributors and providers looking for solutions to their specific problems.  … Read More

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The Hype and Hindrance of 4K

4K, or Ultra High Definition (UHD), has made a few stellar appearances since its debut at CES 2012, and while there are no signs of it disappearing, adoption has been glacially slow. As 4K is one of the more important … Read More

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Ah! The Value and Beauty of Video Compression

A recent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal addressed the enormous potential wireless markets have only if we can overcome the lack of spectrum. From Healthcare to Telco, unlocking applications possibilities that were once only considered Science Fiction are now close to … Read More

Euclid Interviewed by ScreenPlays Magazine

Recently, we attended the SCTE Cable-Tech Expo and during the show Richard Wingard had the honor of being interviewed by Fred Dawson, Editor of ScreenPlays Magazine.  ScreenPlays Magazine is one of the most respected online sources of information for the … Read More

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Video Artifacts: Blocking, Bleeding & Mosquitoes, Oh My!

We all experience video compression artifacts when watching videos.  Whether it is only a portion of a video frame or an entire frame, artifacts can be very annoying. At one time or another, all of us have seen the videos … Read More

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Reed Hastings, Netflix, and the Future of Streaming Video

First reported by Multichannel News, a recent interview at the Copenhagen Future of TV Conference had Netflix CEO Reed Hastings promising that consumers won’t need more than about 15 Mbps to stream 4K video files once the content is up and running on the site, … Read More