MPEG 127, Gothenburg

Zetacast was pleased to support Samsung at the 127th MPEG meeting, held in Gothenburg from 8 to 12 July 2019. At this meeting MPEG promoted ISO/IEC 23094-1 Essential Video Coding, informally known as MPEG-5 EVC, to the Committee Draft stage of ISO/IEC standardization. The goal of MPEG-5 EVC is to provide a standardized video coding […]

MPEG 126, Geneva

Zetacast paticipated in the 126th MPEG meeting, which was held in Geneva from 25 to 29 March 2019. This meeting further developed the new standard known as MPEG-5 Essential Video Coding (EVC). MPEG-5 EVC aims to provide a standardized video coding solution to address business needs in use cases, such as video streaming, where HEVC […]

MPEG 125, Marrakesh

Zetacast participated in the 125th MPEG meeting, which was held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 14 to 18 January 2019 . There had been discussions in previous MPEG meetings on the need to create a new video coding standard that has a higher probability of addressing business needs in use cases where HEVC has not been […]

MPEG 124, Macau

Zetacast participated in the 124th meeting of MPEG, which was held in Macau from 8 – 12 October 2018. A Call for Proposals (CfP) was released for a new video coding standard (whose name will be determined at the next meeting).  The primary objective is to develop a new standard that addresses combinations of technical […]

IBC 2018

As usual in September, Zetacast was in Amsterdam for IBC, the International Broadcasting Convention. On 16 September Zetacast was pleased to support the Amsterdam launch event for the MC-IF, the Media Coding Industry Forum, as one of the initial members.  The MC-IF will complement the successful technical activities of the ISO/IEC MPEG standardization group by […]

MPEG 123, Ljubljana

Zetacast participated in the 123rd meeting of MPEG, which was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 16 to 20 July 2018. At this meeting, MPEG has issued a Call for Evidence for compression technology for neural networks. The compression technology will be evaluated in terms of compression efficiency, runtime and memory consumption. Artificial neural networks have […]

6th meeting of Steering Committee of Game Console VA

Zetacast continued to support Microsoft at the sixth meeting of the Steering Committee of the Game Console Voluntary Agreement (VA), which was held in Brussels on 5 June 2018. The Steering Committee includes representatives from the European Commission together with the three game console industry signatories: Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony Computer Entertainment. The European Commission […]

MPEG 122, San Diego

Zetacast participated in the 122nd meeting of MPEG, which was held in San Diego, California, from 16 to 20 April 2018. During this meeting the Joint Video Experts Team (JVET), a collaborative team formed by ISO/IEC MPEG and ITU-T Study Group 16’s VCEG, analysed responses to a Call for Proposals for a new video coding […]

MPEG 121, Gwangju

Zetacast participated in the 121st meeting of MPEG, held in Gwangju in Korea from 22 to 26 January 2018. The meeting finalised the planning for the assessment of responses to the joint Call for Proposals (CfP) for video coding technology with a compression capability that significantly exceeds that of the current High Efficiency Video Coding […]

5th meeting of Steering Committee of Game Console VA

Zetacast was pleased to support Microsoft at the fifth meeting of the Steering Committee of the Game Console Voluntary Agreement (VA), which was held in Brussels on 18 January 2018. The Steering Committee includes representatives from the European Commission together with the three game console industry signatories: Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony Computer Entertainment. The European […]