IBC: Moving from Tech Demos to Products (and Download the ClearVR Brochure!)

IBC was a great event. Lots of good feedback, lots of interest in our ClearVR technology. Our joint demo with Ericsson and Sky of VR-as-a-second-screen, to a head-mounted device and a tablet, drew significant interest. The same applies to the Virtual Stadium app shown by Viaccess-Orca, as well as the integration with spatial audio as shown by both DTS and…

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First Integrated Solution for VR360 Streaming With Tiled Video and 3D Immersive Audio to be Demonstrated at IBC2017

PARIS — Sept. 12, 2017 — DTS, a global leader in high-definition audio solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi Corporation (Nasdaq: XPER) (“Xperi”); Tiledmedia, a global frontrunner in flexible and affordable, low-latency delivery of extremely high-resolution video content to consumer devices; and Viaccess-Orca, a leading global solutions provider of OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions…

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NGCodec and Tiledmedia to Show Cloud Hardware-Accelerated Low-Latency HEVC VR360 Streaming Solution at IBC 2017

Sunnyvale / Rotterdam, Sep 12, 2016 07:00 (GMT+0:00) – Tiledmedia, a leader in tile-based directional Virtual Reality video streaming and NGCodec®, a company focused on FPGA-based video codec development, announced today that they have integrated their solutions to provide a cloud-based encoding service for efficient streaming of 360-degree Virtual Reality video (VR360). Tiledmedia is now able to offer high quality VR360…

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Sky, Ericsson, Tiledmedia to showcase VR live sports at IBC

Three members of the Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF) – Sky, Ericsson and Tiledmedia – will showcase a real application of Virtual Reality (360 video) synced with live sports at this year’s IBC Show. The companies will collaborate on an industry-first demonstration that will show how VR (360 video) can be used to enhance the viewing experience and deliver a…

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Tiledmedia at IBC 2017: Impossible to Miss

If you are looking for innovation at IBC, it will be extremely hard not to run into Tiledmedia. Our ClearVR tiled streaming technology will be demonstrated at the booths of quite a few innovative companies in the VR360 ecosystem, all of them leaders in their market segment: Akamai, Ericsson, Harmonic, Viaccess-Orca and DTS (an Xperi Company). Furthermore, we will be…

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Tiledmedia joins VR Industry Forum

Rotterdam, August 29, 2017 – Earlier this week, Tiledmedia joined the VR Industry Forum, VRIF, as an Associate Member. Tiledmedia supports the goals of VRIF: to establish an ecosystem of high-quality, interoperable VR experiences. Tiledmedia’s CTO Ray van Brandenburg has already started to participate in the discussion on VRIF’s Guidelines, which are scheduled for publication during CES 2018. Representing TNO,…

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CED Magazine: “VR Tiling Technology Is Changing the Game in Virtual Reality Video”

Harmonic’s VP of Video Strategy, Thierry Fautier, wrote an article for CED Magazine based on the work Tiledmedia and Harmonic have been doing together. Quoting Fautier: “There are several key benefits of VR tiling technology that make it attractive for commercial services. First and foremost, it allows streaming of VR content at a very high quality, using realistic and affordable…

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Already preparing for CES 2018

It feels early, but we’re already picking hotels and flights for Las Vegas in January 2018. While we spent our time in a hotel suite during CES 2017 this year, we’re now going to have our own presence at the show floor. Tiledmedia has been selected to have a CES 2018 show floor presence at the Holland Startup Pavilion, an…

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IBC 2017: Paper and Presence

Gearing up for IBC in two months! Our joint paper with Akamai on optimization of VR delivery will be presented by Tiledmedia’s CTO Ray van Brandenburg in the session called “Solving OTT’s Achilles’ Heel – Scale“, on Friday 15 September at 15:30 in the Emerald Room. This session will focus on delivering immersive media over the top. Rob Koenen will…

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BT looking at tiled VR streaming

Speaking at The Future of Broadcasting conference on 28 June, Andrew Gower, head of the interactive media research group at BT, spoke about providing significantly higher quality for BT’s experimental VR broadcasts. Digital TV Europe reported: “[…] another solution is to stream only the part of the field of vision that viewers are focusing on at any one time. Gower…

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A recent LinkedIn post

Just a quick link – The strongest impact of a Tiled VR demo is on those that have actually tried to stream VR themselves, and know how hard it is to do well. Here’s a response to our demo at BT Innovation 2017: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6281384906060767232. (The other system referenced in the post is an edge transcoding system from Huawei)

Demos at 2017 French Open Tennis…

The French Open is a major tennis event, but also an opportunity for new technologies to shine. Many new Ultra HD technologies were demonstrated there before introduction to the market, and this year, France Télévisions is showing a number of VR demonstrations. Bernard Fontaine, Directeur Innovation Technologiques, Direction du Numérique de France Télévisions, wrote a blog entitled “Roland-Garros, terrain de…

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Tiledmedia at the FOKUS Media Web Symposium in Berlin

The 6th FOKUS Media Web Symposium (Berlin, May 16-17, 2017) offers the latest insights in internet delivered media such as 360°/VR Streaming, multiscreen interaction, media sync, SmartTV/HbbTV, protected adaptive streaming, related standardization and market developments. It is a platform for international technology experts where the latest developments of web technologies and trends in the creative industry will be presented and discussed. Ray…

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Streaming 8k VR From a Commercial CDN at NAB: It Worked Flawlessly!

Together with partners Viaccess-Orca, Harmonic and Digital Immersion, we showed our low latency tiled VR streaming technology with ambisonic audio and great Blue Man Group content at NAB2017. We used a simulated CDN at first, but later switched over to streaming straight off Akamai’s CDN. Streaming of 8k VR content over a commercial CDN to a consumer device (the Samsung Gear…

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Tiledmedia at EBU Broadthinking 2017

Getting quality content onto an ever growing number of screens via the internet is a constant challenge for broadcasters. The BroadThinking event organised by the EBU in Geneva on May 3 and 4 discussed topics as 5G, CDNs, streaming technology, interactivity and more. Tiledmedia’s CTO Ray van Brandenburg explained the different challenges of VR360 video streaming and the current solutions. You can…

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Blue Man Group Visits Tiledmedia Demo

At a very successful NAB Show, we showed 8k VR content streaming off Akamai’s CDN at 14 Mbit/s. Everyone liked the demo, but especially those that are in the business of distributing VR content were highly impressed. “This is awesome” and “I’m blown away with your quality – I need a demo in my lab!” were just two quotes from…

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