Beyond HEVC: ‘Call for Evidence’ supporting the case for next-generation video codec

ITU-T Study Group 16 (SG16) and the ISO/IEC Moving Pictures Expert Group (MPEG) are inviting experts to submit evidence supporting the case for a future video coding standard beyond today’s ‘High Efficiency Video Coding’ (HEVC, published as ITU-T H.265 |…

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ITU launches new standards effort to enable virtual attendance of live sports and music events

A new ITU standards effort on “Immersive Live Experience” aims to bring the sensation of live events to remote audiences, replicating the experience of being present at the event venue. This work will create a multimedia environment in which viewers…

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3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge: Registration deadline extended

The registration deadline for the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge has been extended to 15 January 2015, and all registered participants will have the opportunity to submit Concept Notes describing their proposed IPTV apps until 28 February 2015. Register here to participate…

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ITU and International Paralympic Committee open registration for IPTV app challenge

The 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge is asking coders to apply their creativity in challenging the definition of disability. Register here to secure your right to participate in a competition to conclude with an app showcase and award ceremony at…

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ITU and IPC launch the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge

ITU and the International Paralympic Committee are launching the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge in search of innovative IPTV applications for a better quality of life. In the spirit of the Paralympics, coders are asked to apply their creativity in…

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