2015 Projections: Social Media, Video Data and Information Overload

How far into the future can you see? One or two years out is relatively easy. But imagine that you’re a technology “forecaster,” looking out as far as 10 or 15 years, viewing the upcoming changes in the same way … 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

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

Transcoders vs Encoders: What’s the difference?

In today’s video market, I hear the words transcode and encode interchanged all the time. Although they both produce a compressed video file, there are some subtle differences between the two words that are worth exploring.   … Read More

From Bricks to Clicks: Video Adoption in Education

Education technology continues its dynamic evolvement in K-12 and higher learning classrooms as schools figure out how to integrate new solutions to keep students engaged in learning and prepared to work in an increasingly digital world. Brick and mortar schools … 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

What People are Watching and Why It Matters for Video Encoders (Part 2)

In a previous blog post, we surveyed the landscape of the types of videos that people watch and noted that many of the most popular types of videos (music, sports, gaming, action movies) contain a common element: motion.  We also … 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

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

Compression Measurement Explained

Euclid Discoveries has an intense focus on improving video compression and reducing video bandwidth consumption. So it makes sense that we are equally interested in how compression is measured and how reductions in bandwidth utilization are expressed.  We asked one of our resident experts, … Read More