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Open Visual Cloud Chip Chats featuring SVT-AV1

BY Greg Rose ON Dec 05, 2019
Have you heard the latest Chip Chat discussing SVT-AV1?  Intel has recently created a series of Chip Chats that talk about the implementation of Visual Cloud workloads, including a post discussing the benefits of using SVT-AV1. You will also want to hear how a team of nine industry leaders worked together to deliver a live VR360 experience at IBC in 8K quality using SVT-HEVC along with many other technologies (Episode 227). The Visual Cloud is vast and covers a ton of ground, so listen to these Chip Chats to understand  the amazing opportunities the Visual Cloud can deliver. The Visual Cloud is powered by open source software and reference pipelines that  can be found at https://github.com/OpenVisualCloud/.
 
In the meantime, enjoy these Chip Chats!

AV1 Benefits from In-House Transcoding - Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights episode 239

In this interview, Remi Beaudoin, Chief Strategy Officer for Ateme* explains how software processing unleashes the capabilities of new workflows, optimizing video delivery's total cost of ownership and enabling new viewing personalized TV experiences.

Future of Cloud Gaming - Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights episode 238

Gamestream* is shaping the future of gaming with advanced cloud streaming solutions to deliver best in class next generation low latency experience. Gamestream provides customers a complete white-label cloud gaming service, which includes streaming technology, servers, games catalog, and web APIs.
 
Lionel Adam, Vice President Sales & Business Development at Gamestream, joins Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights in this archive of a live cast interview from the Visual Cloud conference at IBC Show 2019, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
 

OTT Video Encoding - Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights episode 235

In this interview, Jérôme Blanc, EVP Compression Products at Anevia* shares Anevia’s perspective on scaling to meet the underlying viewer demand, and the Intel technology collaborations including early access to new 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors in order to adapt the Genova encoder to benefit from the new deep learning boost technologies and accelerate video encoding.

AV1 and Cloud Gaming - Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights episode 234

Yu Yang, Technical Director of Live Video Broadcasting Team, Tencent Cloud*, joins Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights in this archive of a live cast interview from the Visual Cloud conference and IBC Show 2019, in Amsterdam, Netherlands to explain Tencent’s view of AV1 as a new business opportunity.

Facebook* Video Infrastructure - Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights episode 230

Video encoding has evolved dramatically from the old way of doing things – which relied on dedicated HW that was suitable for the live TV broadcast industry – to the new SW-based pipelines that are serving the client-driven adaptive bitrate video streaming services offered by Facebook, YouTube*, Netflix* and Amazon*. The transition to cloud video encoding opens up opportunities to further improve quality of these services and enable new products. The majority of Facebook datacenter servers are powered by Intel processors – they are very reliable, energy efficient and high performing.

Google* Chrome* Media AV1 Progress - Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights episode 229

Video will remain foundational to Visual Cloud, realizing the future of AV1. In this archive of a livecast interview from the Visual Cloud conference and IBC Show 2019, in Amsterdam, Netherlands - Matt Frost, Director, Product Management, Google Chrome Media joins Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights to discuss the latest generation of video codec technology.

Netflix* and Intel SVT-AV1 Collaboration - Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights episode 228

Anne Aaron, Director of Encoding Technologies at Netflix, joins Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights in this archive of a live cast interview from the Visual Cloud conference and IBC Show 2019, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Anne’s team is responsible for generating media assets that deliver a compelling audio-visual experience to millions of Netflix members worldwide, no matter where, how and what they watch.

IBC 360 Live Experience - Intel® Chip Chat Network Insights episode 227 

A team of 9 industry leaders worked together deliver a live VR360 experience from IBC in unrivaled 8K quality. Using commercially available elements, the end-to-end system broadcast 5 days of events from live from IBC 2019.