EyeQ™ - Leveraging the Human Visual System to Achieve Higher Video Quality at Lower Bitrates
Industry research suggests that online video will be responsible for four-fifths of global internet traffic by 2019. As the number of video streams delivered over the top (OTT) grows, consumer expectations for a compelling viewing experience rises with it. Content providers and pay-TV operators are thus challenged to deliver high-quality video on every device while keeping their capital and operational costs low.
The Harmonic EyeQ™ content-aware encoding solution leverages the function of the human visual system to provide a superior viewing experience while reducing bandwidth consumption by up to 50% - without requiring any changes to the existing H.264 delivery infrastructure or vast array of decoders on the market. An optional enhancement for the software-based Harmonic PURE Compression Engine™, EyeQ optimizes video quality across all delivery networks, buffering is reduced, and your customer’s quality of experience is improved.
In this guide, learn more about Harmonic EyeQ™, including:
- OTT Video Delivery Challenges
- Traditional Encoding Methods for ABR Streaming CBR/VBR
- Objective Video Quality Measurement
- Leveraging the Human Visual System for Better Video Quality