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Archive of posts tagged International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

And the Emmy Goes to… JCT-VC for HEVC/H.265

HEVC Advance congratulates the Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding (JCT-VC) on its Engineering Emmy for the development of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265).

ITU Gives Thumbs Up to H.265 Video Compression Standard

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced that one of its technical study groups has given first-stage approval to the H.265 (ISO/IEC 23008-2) High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) video compression standard.

ITU Drafts 3DTV Standards

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced that one of its working groups has drafted new technical standards for 3DTV.

ITU Drafts Ultra High Definition TV Standard

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced that one of its working groups has drafted a new technical standard for Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV).

Ultra High Definition TV on the Horizon

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced that one of its working groups has agreed upon most of the technical characteristics necessary to make Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) a reality.

Sigma Launches G.hn Networking Chipset

Sigma Designs announced its new CG5110 G.hn chipset for home entertainment networking.

Two Billion People Now Online

ITU announced that its latest statistics, published in The World in 2010: ICT Facts and Figures, suggest that the number of Internet users worldwide doubled in the past five years and will surpass the two billion mark in 2010. The World in 2010: ICT Facts and Figures can be downloaded from ITU’s website.

IEEE Ratifies 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet Standard

IEEE announced the ratification of IEEE 802.3ba 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s Ethernet, a new standard governing 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Ethernet operations. According to the statement, an amendment to the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet standard, IEEE 802.3ba, the first standard ever to simultaneously specify two new Ethernet speeds, paves the way for the next generation of [...]

DVB Project Tackling 3DTV

The DVB Project announced that it is tackling 3DTV, one of the hottest subjects in the media world today. According to the statement, many alternative systems have been developed for first generation 3DTV. Broadcasters in different parts of the world have announced their intention to start 3DTV broadcasting this year (2010). There are test broadcasts [...]

New Video Codec Partnership

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced that the Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) and ISO/IEC have launched a new project that seeks to improve upon the Advanced Video Codec ITU-T Rec. H.264 | ISO/IEC 14496-10.

ITU Charts Course for 3D TV

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced that television viewers could soon be enjoying their favorite programs or feature films in stereoscopic 3D, thanks to ground-breaking work being undertaken at this United Nations agency. According to the statement, Study Group 6 of ITU’s Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) has released a new report outlining a roadmap for future [...]