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Thriving open-source ecosystems: the DVB OSMART workshop

Thriving open-source ecosystems: the DVB OSMART workshop Last month our CEO (and open-source developer) Romain Bouqueau gave a presentation about open-source in the streaming media industry. This was part of the DVB-OSMART workshop. The workshop was focused on describing some important projects launched by some important organizations (5G-MAG, DVB, DASH-IF,...

GPAC is the fastest CBCS encryptor (Mile High Video 2022)

GPAC is the fastest CBCS encryptor Introduction Our industry faces several challenges: extending from video to attention time (video games, ...), following users' ever-changing habits that escapes the traditional business (TikTok, Social Media ...), being greener. This implies more flexible and efficient workflows. In an effort to use less resources...

An unexpected source of latency (part 2)

An unexpected source of latency (part 2) Part 1 is here. CPB Removal Delay What we see here is that the moment at which we *display* a picture doesn't necessarily correspond to the moment at which we *finish receiving* a picture. There's a variable delay between these two moments, depending...

An unexpected source of latency (part 1)

An unexpected source of latency (part 1) Introduction In digital video streaming, there's a source of latency which is rather subtle, although it's most often a major one. It's related to the way video compression works, and it cannot be mitigated by costly equipment. The setup Let's suppose a perfect...

After 10 years of existence, GPAC Licensing falls under Motion Spell’s umbrella

After 10 years of existence, GPAC Licensing falls under Motion Spell’s umbrella Hi, my name is Romain Bouqueau. I am the founder and CEO of Motion Spell, the company behind GPAC Licensing. As we have new exciting projects reaching the market soon, I thought now is the right time to...

The metaverse - alternative thoughts

The metaverse - alternative thoughts The metaverse is a 2x innovation with a 1000x cost. It will take time to take off - if it ever does. Introduction Everyone seems to have an opinion on the Metaverse since Mark Zuckerberg expressed himself during the summer 2021. I like reading opinions...

Internship on 5G Video on the GPAC open-source project

Internship on 5G Video #GPAC #open-source The future of video is on mobility. 5G is the next generation of mobility standards. The GPAC team is active on standardization. That's why the GPAC open-source software is the perfect testbed for 5G video scenarios. In this internship you'll work on the following:...

On decisions (update)

On decisions - update The blog article was updated following to your feedback on social networks. Enjoy!

Participation to DVB Demos 2021

Participation to DVB Demos 2021 A first glance of DVB-I over 5G: DVB-MABR over LTE-based 5G Broadcast We'll have the chance to showcase the flexibility of our solutions at DVB Demos this year. Previous blog article on the mABR and 5G subjects). We are in-line with our timeline :) This...

On decisions

On decisions Updated on 2021/10/04: added references to better articles thanks to your feedbacks :) About efficiency There is one subject that seems to preoccupy tech workers around the world: how to be more efficient? Depending on your position (technician, engineer, sales, manager, CxO, ...) you may have a different...