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The new website is up

The new website is up Dear Readers, Our new website is up! We'll transition smoothly. So not so much people should actually ready this post. We won't advertise it on social networks until the transition is over. In the meantime forgive us if new articles are now published here as...

Transitioning Websites

Transitioning Websites Dear Readers, We are migrating the core of our activities from gpac-licensing.com to motionspell.com. More on that in the upcoming weeks! In the meantime forgive us if new articles are now published here as usual. The business still operates as usual. Stay safe. The Motion Spell / GPAC...

The outstanding potential of multicast ABR

The outstanding potential of multicast ABR One of the most interesting subject over the last 10 years has been hybridation of services. This hybridation is supported by several factors. The most important for us is the transport. Hybrid transport is often a combination of unicast and multicast (not always but...

Happy New Year 2021

Happy New Year 2021 2020 was a busy year for our industry, for the GPAC open-source project, and for the Motion Spell team. 2021 seems to start at the same pace. To you, dear reader, and all your beloved ones, we wish you a happy new year 2021!

Mile High Video 2020 - Broadcasting Low-Latency OTT Content with ATSC3 and DVB-mABR

Mile High Video 2020 Broadcasting Low-Latency OTT Content with ATSC3 and DVB-mABR Save the date for #mhv2020 conference: December 1-4, organized by Comcast, NBCUniversal and Sky. 50+ international experts speaking on a variety of topics. In our presentation, we will show you how you can leverage both low latency and...

IRT shutdown and Mozilla layoff – or the death of corporate research labs

IRT shutdown and Mozilla layoff or the death of corporate research labs Introduction This is the summer of 2020. The year where Covid-19 appeared. My colleague Rodolphe Fouquet sent me a text during my holidays: IRT would shut down by the end of the year. We knew this could happen...

GPAC 1.0 is out and it is the best GPAC ever released

GPAC 1.0 is out... ... and it is the best GPAC ever released There are important moments in every project. Here and now is one for the GPAC project that GPAC Licensing commercially promotes. GPAC 1.0 is out. And it is the best GPAC ever released. In this blog we...

Motion Spell recognized as a Key Innovator by the EU

Motion Spell recognized as a Key Innovator by the EU Motion Spell, the company behind GPAC Licensing, was awarded EU Innovation Radar recognition for our work on the Immersive Accessibility. Other Key Innovators are i2CAT from Spain and IRT from Germany. https://www.innoradar.eu/innovation/32590 This follows the publication of our white paper...

Bringing external views to a team makes it richer

Bringing external views to a team makes it richer The Paradox Over the years we’ve had some paradoxical successes. Companies often look too much internally. Of course companies prefer to solve their issues internally. Bringing external people may bring confidentiality issues. Bringing external people may expose teams to things they...

Recommendations for Immersive Accessibility Services

Recommendations for Immersive Accessibility Services We are proud to publish a free white paper on accessibility services immersive media (360 video, VR/AR/XR). Most of this work was done within the ImAc consortium we joined more than two years ago. There is still so much to be done with regards to...