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Industry Forum to promote Versatile Video Coding

Video is the single most important data traffic driver in mobile networks. According to the latest Ericsson Mobility report it is forecast to grow by 45 percent annually to account for 73 percent of all mobile data traffic in 2023. This is why video compression is key to Ericsson and a great motivation for our research team contributing to the emerging Versatile Video Coding (VVC) standard in the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG).

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High Dynamic Range broadcasting

Watching TV is a natural part of our lives. Since the first TV sets made their way into our living rooms several decades ago, the TV experience has gone through several steps of evolution: from black-and-white to color TV, from analog to digital, and recently an increase in resolution from standard definition to high definition and then even further to 4K (a.k.a. Ultra-HD).

The next big thing is High Dynamic Range, HDR.

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