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Recommended Bitrates for 360° Video Using Spin Enc
By Sergio Sanz-Rodriguez, PhD — Virtual Reality (VR)/360° video is one of the hottest topics in the multimedia industry and film production. The real world is captured by an omnidirectional camera consisting of a set of cameras covering different …
Spin Digital Releases New Versions of its HEVC Encoder (v1.8) and SDK (v2.0)
Spin Digital announced today the availability of a new version of its HEVC/H.265 encoder (Spin Enc) and SDK (Spin SDK). With these new versions Spin Digital HEVC encoder and SDK continue to improve with performance optimizations and new …
DDD60 European Project Partners Report Significant Advancement for Exhibition Potential for 360° Video
DDD60 – a pan-European research project designed to develop and introduce cutting edge video compression and delivery technology to provide high-quality virtual reality content – today announces its final results.
Guidelines for Master File Creation of 360° Films
The purpose of the guidelines presented in this blog is to help Virtual Reality (VR) and 360° content providers to prepare master files with the highest possible quality for submission to film festivals, film markets, online Video-on-Demand (VoD) platforms, or archiving systems. Master files produced according to these guidelines will enable service providers to generate compressed versions for high quality screenings to target viewers.
SES Showcases its First Broadcast of 8K Television
With four times as many pixels as 4K UHD, the 8K demonstration will be transmitted via an Astra satellite and showcased at the SES Industry Days conference.