Special section guest editorial: Video compression technology

Dan Grois, Ofer Hadar

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Nowadays, we cannot imagine our life without video content and without devices that enable us to acquire and display such content. According to recent research, in 2012, the video content transfer over the Internet was around 60% of the overall Internet data transfer, and the overall video transfer (including the Internet) could reach 90% during the next four years. The TV sets supporting only full high-definition (HD) resolution (i.e., 1080p) are already considered to be outdated due to a dramatic demand for the ultra-HD resolution that often refers to 3840×2160 (4K) or 7680×4320 (8K) resolutions. So, what are the key factors for such tremendous progress? If you are reading this special section on video compression technology, we are sure that you know the answer
Original languageEnglish
Article number071501
JournalOptical Engineering
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • General Engineering


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