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

NAB 2015 Demonstrated IQ264 to Potential Partners

NAB 2015, held two weeks ago in Las Vegas, Nevada, was a success for EuclidIQ. Demonstrating our new IQ264 H.264-based compression suite, EuclidIQ strategically used its presence at the National Association of Broadcasters show to educate potential partners on how … Read More

The Enhanced Video of the iPhone 6

When Apple released its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in September 2014 in the United States, it immediately experienced two different bandwidth issues. The first was that Apple limited its live-stream launch to users with Safari–the default browser on … Read More

What You Need to Know About Objective Video Quality Measurements

Since all video undergoes degradation–the introduction of noise–at different points while traveling over a network, the telecommunications industry has established a variety of methods to track the before-and-after quality and methods to make improvements as required. In an earlier blog, … Read More

Subjective versus Objective Video Quality Measurements

The characteristics of objective visual quality versus a subjective visual quality, especially as it relates to video recordings, transmission, and viewer perception, are an important dichotomy that drives video quality measurements. Video quality measurement has gained importance as companies look … Read More

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

Live Streaming Video — Why is it such a Challenge?

The Academy Awards telecast is one of the most widely viewed programs of the year, attracting an audience of 43 million television viewers in March 2014. The event was also available through ABC’s Watch ABC app to users who preferred … Read More

The Value of Adaptive Streaming

Adaptive streaming, sometimes called adaptive bitrate streaming, is experiencing rapid growth in usage because it provides a superior video viewing experience to over-the-top content consumers. Adaptive streaming works by detecting each user’s bandwidth and CPU capacity in real time and … Read More

3 Video Trends for 2014 and Pitfalls That Could Stop the Show

Video technology and streaming trends tend to reveal themselves more frequently through the habits of consumers controlling this digital movement. From consumer behavior to content availability, here are some trends to look for in the upcoming years, along with barriers … 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