26 Jun 2013

A short, easy introduction to video compression or video coding, by Iain Richardson, author of "The H.264 Advanced Video Compression Standard". Find out:

  • why video coding is important
  • why video codecs keep getting better
  • what are the building blocks of a video codec
  • how do partitioning, prediction, transform and entropy coding work
  • how much can HEVC compress a video clip.

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---- Professor Iain Richardson is the author of four books on video compression. He leads Vcodex, providers of expert advice on video compression and multimedia communications. http://vcodex.com