On 3 July 2014 the DVB Steering Board approved a new version of TS 101 154, the DVB specification for the use of Video and Audio Coding in Broadcasting Applications based on the Transport Stream. This specification was prepared by the DVB TM-AVC group, chaired by Zetacast’s Ken McCann. The new specification has been passed […]
Zetacast supported Samsung at the 108th meeting of MPEG and the 17th meeting of JCT-VC, held in Valencia from 27 March to 4 April 2014. This meeting finalised the work on Range Extensions of HEVC, to extend colour sampling from 4:2:0 to 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 formats and to extend data representation to greater than 10 bit […]
DVB World was held in the picturesque city of Prague on 10-12 March 2014. Zetacast’s Ken McCann gave a presentation that explained the main features of High Efficiency Coding (HEVC) and described how it is being incorporated into the DVB suite of standards. His presentation included an update on “McCann’s Law”, a prediction that the […]
On 10-11 March, Zetacast supported Microsoft in the second EU Innovation Convention organised by the European Commission DG for Research and Innovation, in collaboration with DG Connect, as part of the Innovation Union Initiative. The event was hosted by Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Commissioner for Research and Innovation, and attracted over 2,000 policy and decision makers, academics and […]
Zetacast helped to represent Samsung at the 107th meeting of MPEG and the 16th meeting of JCT-VC, held in San José in California from 9 to 17 January 2014. MPEG is the Moving Picture Experts Group of ISO/IEC, more formally designated ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG11, which has been developing various standards for the coded representation of video, […]
Zetacast is a founder member of the Digital Interoperability Forum (DIF), formed in 2003. To mark ten years of activity, we worked with other DIF members to create the event “Celebrating a decade of innovation, investment, competition and consumer choice – and a look to the future”, on Wednesday 27 November in the Bibliothèque Solvay […]
Zetacast helped to represent Samsung at the 106th meeting of MPEG and the 15th meeting of JCT-VC, held at the ITU in Geneva from 23 October to 1 November 2013. MPEG is the Moving Picture Experts Group of ISO/IEC, more formally designated ISO/IEC JTC1/SC29/WG11, which has been developing various standards for the coded representation of […]
Zetacast took part in the usual September pilgrimage to Amsterdam for IBC, the International Broadcasting Convention. A total of 52,974 people participated in IBC this year, the largest ever level of attendance. The most prominent themes were Ultra High Definition TV and HEVC coding, while the level of interest in 3DTV had noticeably declined from […]
On September 3rd, Zetacast participated in the European Commission’s workshop on data off-loading. The workshop was a stakeholder meeting to discuss the Commission’s study on the same topic, called “Study on Impact of traffic off-loading and related technological trends on the demand for wireless broadband spectrum”.
Zetacast has been in business for over a decade, so we decided that it was time to re-launch the brand with a new logo and a new web site.