Our guest this month is Joel Wilhite, from Harmonic (the company, not the integer multiple of a fundamental frequency; see their site at www.harmonicinc.com). He’ll tell us all about HVEC, or High Efficiency Video Coding. This is different than HVAC, which is air conditioning. (And if you want to encode your air conditioning, then I suggest you need to think again…)
Anyway, he’ll be talking about this new scheme, which is a successor to H.264/MPEG-4, that’s currently in use around the landscape these days. HEVC is said to double the data compression ratio compared to H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, at the same level of video quality. That I gotta see.
The usual important blather; Sinbad’s Restaurant at Pier 2 is the meeting place. Wednesday the 28th of August is the date, and the times are 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM, with No-Host bar. Plan to sit down and be served sometime between 12:00 and 12:30, with the presentation at 1:00 p.m. or so. Valet parking is $6.00.
Please RSVP by return e-mail, or call me at 925-727-2628.
Paul Black, CPBE
SBE Chapter 40 Treaurer