Next-generation video and image compression

Guido Meardo and Pierdavide Marcolongo

V-Nova is a London based IP and software company dedicated to improving data compression by building a vast portfolio of innovative technologies based on the game-changing use of AI and parallel processing for data, video, imaging, point cloud compression, with applications across several verticals. This is achieved through deep-science R&D (420 international patents) and the development of products that test, prove and continuously enhance the technology portfolio. V-Nova has developed multiple award-winning software products to kickstart the ecosystems for its technologies and allow their immediate deployment, addressing use cases in TV, media, entertainment, social networks, eCommerce, ad-tech, security, aerospace, defence, automotive and gaming. V-Nova’s business model is to monetize its technologies through software licensing, IP royalties and product sales. V-Nova Software: V-Nova LCEVC is the industry’s first highly optimized library for encoding and decoding enhanced video streams with MPEG-5 Part 2, Low-Complexity Enhancement Video Coding (LCEVC). V-Nova VC-6 is a high-performance AI-powered software library for SMPTE VC-6 (ST-2117) which is used primarily for professional production workflows and imaging applications. V-nova last round closed is a series C.