Advanced Optimization Techniques in Video Compression

In today’s world, videos are more than just a medium; they are an omnipresent form of communication, education, entertainment, and business. From social media reels to high-definition films, the digital era is replete with video data. However, this immense volume of visual data poses significant challenges related to storage, bandwidth, and playback quality. Enter video compression – the art and science of reducing the size of digital video files, without compromising the overall viewing quality. And, this is done to reduce storage, delivery costs, and improve playback video quality. Video compression’s importance stems from the pressing need for efficient storage and swift transmission,...

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Video Enhancement – Frame-Rate Up Convert

The process of encoding video involves more than just the encoding. Analyzing and preparing your source content is equally important. Visionular has developed a suite of AI-driven image enhancement processes that can intelligently apply the correct optimization before the encoder goes to work. Perhaps most importantly, our AI then encodes each video taking into consideration the pre-encode optimizations.One way to improve the viewing experience of older films is to use a technique called Intelligent Frame-Rate Up Convert. This process involves using artificial intelligence to create new frames that better match the refresh rates of today’s TVs and mobile devices. This...

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The Visionular Aurora1 AV1 encoder beat all AV1 implementations for the third year in a row

Los Altos, CA:  The annual Moscow State University Codec Study completed by the Graphics and Media Lab Video Group represents the best round up of video codec implementations in the video streaming and delivery industry. Video encoding engineers worldwide rely on this comprehensive and objective study to guide their codec selection decisions and the best implementation for their use case. Visionular first participated in the 2019 study where our Aurora1 AV1 encoder came out on top for all objective metrics, a remarkable achievement, given the implementation was new. In 2020, we also ranked at the top as the best performing encoder. For this year’s study, 2021, we again participated....

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Video Enhancement – Super Resolution

Click the orange play button to see how you could enhance low resolution footage with Visionular's Video Enhancement feature, Super Resolution. The process of encoding video involves more than just the encoding. Analyzing and preparing your source content is equally important. Visionular has developed a suite of AI-driven image enhancement processes that can intelligently apply the correct optimization before the encoder goes to work. Perhaps most importantly, our AI communicates with the encoder, so it knows how to encode each video considering the pre-encode optimizations. Now non-HDR devices can deliver HDR content in an SDR package to support more devices. Slower networks...

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Video Enhancement – Image Quality Repair and Enhancement

Click the orange play button to see how you restore low-res or vintage footage with Visionular’s Image Repair and Enhancement Engine. The process of encoding video involves more than just the encoding. Analyzing and preparing your source content is equally important. Visionular has developed a suite of AI-driven image enhancement processes that can intelligently apply the correct optimizations before the encoder goes to work. Perhaps most importantly, our AI communicates with the encoder, so it knows how to encode each video taking into account any pre-encode optimizations that were performed. Erase the mark of time by repairing scratches, blurriness, and image distortion...

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Video Enhancement – Smart Tone Mapping

Click the orange play button to see how Smart Tone Mapping converts HDR video to SDR video with Visionular's Video Enhancement feature, Smart Tone Mapping. The process of encoding video involves more than just the encoding. Analyzing and preparing your source content is equally important. Visionular has developed a suite of AI-driven image enhancement processes that can intelligently apply the correct optimization before the encoder goes to work. Perhaps most importantly, our AI communicates with the encoder, so it knows how to encode each video considering the pre-encode optimizations. Some devices are unable to decode and display HDR video with high dynamic...

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Video Enhancement Suite

The process of encoding video involves more than just the encoding. Analyzing and preparing your source content is equally important. Visionular has developed a suite of AI-driven image enhancement processes that can intelligently apply the correct optimization before the encoder goes to work. Perhaps most importantly, our AI communicates with the encoder, so it knows how to encode each video taking into account any pre-encode optimizations that were performed.Intelligently Scale your video up to provide a SHD experience even if your original content isn’tVisionular has developed a suite of AI-driven image enhancement processes that can intelligently apply the correct optimizations...

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PseudoHDR

Click the orange play button to see how you could have HDR-like video quality delivered in an SDR package with Visionular's PseudoHDR.What Visionular is doing is providing HDR-like quality video but keeping it in SDR format. We refer to this as PseudoHDR. You can input your HDR source footage, but your output is delivered as an SDR stream with “HDR-like” quality. This means you no longer have to deal with the typical HDR limitations.Now non-HDR devices can deliver HDR content in an SDR package to support more devices. Slower networks aren’t an issue. You can deliver HDR-like footage over networks that...

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AMD + Aurora1 delivers exponentially faster AV1 encoding

Performance + Efficiency are the new metrics for success in IT. Servers powered by AMD EPYC™ 9004 CPUs can deliver faster time to resultsSP5-013, helping provide more and better insights for decision making, driving better business outcomes. AMD EPYC™ CPUs – performant, efficient, and on time. By running the Aurora1 AV1 Software Encoder on AMD EPYC 9004 Series processors video services can encode up to 16 real-time channels in broadcast-quality 4Kp60. AMD EPYC9004 CPUs support 12 memory channels with 2 DIMMs/channel capability*, delivering the resources needed for memory-hungry AI, ML, HPC, and large in-memory computations. AMD EPYCprocessors’ balanced set of resources enables you to match...

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