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Meet the team behind Signals at NAB 2017

Meet the team behind Signals at NAB NAB is coming up and the Signals team is looking forward to showcasing ultra low latency MPEG DASH delivery using the Akamai CDN. Signals is a powerful toolkit built for developers and technicians who need a fast, modern video processing framework. Signals is...

Happy new year! Our insights for 2017

Insights for 2017 Dear readers, Happy new year! 2016 was a very good year businesswise for GPAC. In our sense we will just keep on improving things we started in 2016. But 2016 was a sad year for our industry: standards failed to gather because of patents issues for both...

Summary of IBC 2016 from the GPAC Licensing team

Summary of IBC 2016 from the GPAC Licensing team Dear followers, We are back from IBC and we wanted to share with you our thoughts and feelings about IBC 2016. Each and every year there are more demos powered by GPAC, and more of the technology we standardize that is...

A view on VP9 and AV1 part 2: important considerations

A view on VP9 and AV1 part 2: important considerations Introduction The success of a video coding standard depends on many factors. Many articles try to benchmark the performance of codec implementations or make comments about the ecosystem of codecs. But I have not seen any article about the standardization...

A view on VP9 and AV1 part 1

A view on VP9 and AV1 part 1: specifications Introduction The success of a video coding standard depends on many factors. Many articles try to benchmark the performance of codec implementations or make comments about the ecosystem of codecs. But I have not seen any article about the standardization process...

Eopin Oy Languistik: Personalized MP4 Files for Language Learning

Eopin Oy Languistik: Personalized MP4 Files for Language Learning Almost two years ago, Eopin Oy approached GPAC Licensing to discuss the concept of a new language learning application called Languistik. Languistik brings several innovations to language learning, accelerating the process of learning. This summer, Eopin Oy released the first version...

HLS posts updated

HLS posts updated until revision 19 Dear readers, Thanks to a customer's contribution, we could update our blog posts on HLS until version 19: Apple HLS: introduction Apple HLS: comparing versions Apple HLS: technical in-depth Please keep on providing your feedbacks :)

Guidelines on how to embed TTML in MP4 and DASH

Guidelines on how to embed TTML in MP4 and DASH Introduction After a discussion at IBC 2015 with our partners from BBC, IRT and EBU, we found that there was a lot of confusion when it came to distributing TTML content in ISOBMF/MP4, especially with MPEG-DASH. Practical use-cases include HbbTV...

IRT uses GPAC MP4Box to generate a wide set of streams

IRT uses GPAC MP4Box to generate a wide set of streams IRT is the primary research institute for public-broadcasting organisations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The IRT teams have used GPAC and other open-source tools such as x264, FFmpeg, x265, dash.js, video.js to generate an extensive repository of differently encoded...

Happy new year 2016: GPAC Licensing business trends

Happy new year 2016: GPAC Licensing business trends Dear readers, Happy new year! May 2016 bring you peace and prosperity. Last year we proposed you a list of projects, trends and subjects. It allowed us to be featured in Streaming Media in Jan Ozer's Encoding 2020: Experts Predict the Future...