Spin Digital Video Technologies GmbH (Spin Digital) develops high-performance video codecs for the next generation of ultra-high-quality video applications.
Spin Digital software solutions enable media applications that require the latest image and video processing enhancements including very high resolution (4K, 8K, and 16K), high dynamic range, high frame rate, wide color gamut, and 360° video and virtual reality.
Spin Digital core technology is a high-performance and high-quality HEVC/H.265 software codec (encoder/decoder). Based on this core technology Spin Digital has developed a solution that includes a media player, a transcoder, as well as an SDK ready to be integrated into custom applications.
By using Spin Digital products media professionals can create a new generation of media applications that demand very high quality in different industry segments including 8K UHD-TV, very large screen display, and next-generation virtual reality.
Spin Digital is based in Berlin, and operates in an international B2B environment, working with customers and partners in several countries and market areas.
Dr. Sergio Sanz-Rodríguez is working on the development of the video codec technology and the management of R&D projects. He has been a teaching assistant at Carlos III University of Madrid and a researcher at the Technical University of Berlin. He has collaborated in R&D projects with the Fraunhofer Institute HHI in Berlin and visited the Nokia Research Centre in Tampere. He has worked as an engineer for several TV and cinema production companies in Madrid. He has more than 10 years of research experience in video coding and has published numerous articles in prestigious conferences and journals.
Sergio holds a PhD degree in Multimedia and Communications from Carlos III University of Madrid. He is fluent in English and Spanish.