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CES 2013, HEVC, 4K, 8K, soft screens and more

At CES 2013 Orange presented video on demand service on Samsung connected TV based on the new HEVC video codec. This codec enables the bit rate to be cut in half in relation to MPEG4 AVC/H.264 and still provide equivalent quality. So, high definition content (1080p) is accessible at speeds of close to 3Mbps (half of what would be necessary in H.264). HEVC is a new video compression standard (High Efficiency Video Coding). It is also known as H265 and is currently being standardised (draft publication in July 2012 for approval at the end of January 2013) ITU and ISO experts are working on its standardisation terms as part of a joint JCT-VT (Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding) working group:

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CES 2013 and 4G LTE?

The members of the French delegation who had an iPhone 5 made their first contact with 4G LTE before the show (as soon as they reached American soil).

  • First comment: it displays "4G" in the top bar.
  • Second comment: it's quick, the email box is updated instantly
  • Third comment: it uses up battery life quickly ...

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Happy New Year 2013 Wishes

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Happy new year

ImaginLab staff wishes all the best for 2012.

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ImaginLab launching pictures

On Tuesday the 4th of October, ImaginLab launched its 4G LTE testbed and living lab in Brest, during WPMC. See ImaginLab staff and Images & Réseaux members demos on the booth...... [caption id="attachment_730" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Welcome on ImaginLab booth!"][/caption]

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