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Performance Characteristics of MPEG-2 LONG GOP VS AVC-I experienced by Broadcast Industries

Sony Music
Written by Warren Kelly | Published in
First published: 01-12-2008
Size2.24 MB
Create DateJuly 10, 2014
Last UpdatedApril 21, 2015

The core technology of ‘Video Compression’ – which propelled the introduction of higher levels of picture quality in Standard Definition television, as well as the development of more efficient, file-based, signal workflows – is once again a key technological factor behind the performance levels that can be achieved by the newer High Definition production and storage systems.

This white paper will present some of the technical perspectives examined by the Sony Broadcast & Professional company in the area of video compression technologies, as the broadcast industry embraces the use of high quality, matured MPEG-2 schemes for today’s state-of-the-art, tapeless broadcast products and systems, and prepares for a rational transition to newer techniques for future HD formats and applications.


Performance Characteristics of MPEG-2 Long GoP vs AVC-I The Broadcast and Program Production Industries are experiencing