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Sony explains its new 4K codec: XAVC

Published in Technology

Do we need yet another H.264 - based codec? Sony thinks that we do, and explains why

Sony explains XAVC in detail

Published in Technology

Even though some people groaned when Sony announced their XAVC codec back in October 2012, it's beginning to look like it is more than just another variation on the h.264 theme. What it may turn out to be is a rich environment for 4K production that is widely supported by NLEs and post production vendors

Replay - The best of 2012: 8 bit or 10 bit?

Published in Technology

In case you missed first time around, here's one of the best articles from 2012, by Phil Rhodes: 8 bit or 10 bit? The truth may surprise you!

VP9 codec rides to the aid of 4K

Published in Distribution

Google seems to be saying "Forget H.265 - our VP9 codec is here, now, and is better"

H 265 is the new H 264

Published in Distribution

The (draft) specification for H.265 is out. What is it, and what does it mean for the video industry? We get an expert's view.

8 bit or 10 bit? The truth may surprise you

Published in Technology

It’s a great pity that in order to enjoy the benefits of digital imaging, we must use pixels that may only be one of a comparatively small selection of colours, as opposed to the effectively infinite subtlety of nature. Phil Rhodes spreads light and understanding about quantization and noise.

Why can't there just be one, really good, codec?

Published in Technology

Phil Rhodes doesn't mince his words in wondering why not!

The art of Colour Rendering

Published in Post

Human beings come in a variety of exciting colours. Rendering those colours in a pleasing way has been a goal of photography since before photography actually had colours, but it's always going to be an incredibly subjective issue

HEVC/H.265: Everything you need to know

Published in Technology

In a major new article, Phil Rhodes explores the background to HEVC/H.265, and explains what makes it so good at compressing video. Read this if you want to know how almost all video - including 4K - will be delivered in the near future

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