Posts Categorized: SVC

LifeSize Responds to Polycom’s Recent Announcement on HP, Microsoft and the Cloud

by Craig Malloy, CEO, LifeSize Yesterday, Polycom announced plans to acquire HP’s Visual Collaboration Business, support for Microsoft Lync and SVC, and their Open Visual Communications Consortium (OVCC). I’d like to discuss these offerings and how LifeSize will continue to offer customers enterprise-class, IT-friendly universal video collaboration that truly extends the highest quality collaboration to… Continue ReadingIndustry, Lifesize, Microsoft, Partnership, Skype, SVC, Technology


SVC Demystified: Series Conclusion: SVC Ready

by Casey King, CTO, LifeSize First I want to thank Stefan Slivinski for writing the SVC Demystified blog series. If you haven’t read it, take a look there first. Hopefully you have a slightly better understanding of how this video technology really works and the environments where it excels. To jump straight to the big… Continue ReadingIndustry, Products, SVC, Technology, Trends

Casey King, CTO, LifeSize

SVC Demystified: Video – Combining Temporal and Spatial Scalability Part 4 of 7

by Stefan Slivinski, Video Team Manager, LifeSize In my last two blogs I described temporal and spatial scalability and how they work. It’s important to note that temporal and spatial scalability are not mutually exclusive. In fact, they would most likely be used in conjunction with each other, which creates a single stream that contains… Continue ReadingSVC, Technology

Illustration: Combination of temporal and spatial layer dependencies

SVC Demystified: What Is Spacial Scalability? Part 3 of 7

by Stefan Slivinski, Video Team Manager, LifeSize In my last article I talked about one of the two components of SVC: temporal scalability. This article takes us to the second component, spatial scalability. To start, let’s think about the way video compression works. Traditional video compression exploits the fact that very little will change between… Continue ReadingSVC, Technology

Interlayer dependencies of spatial scalability