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    IEEE BTS Webcast: VVC: The new Versatile Video Coding standard

    IEEE BTS Webcast: VVC: The new Versatile Video Coding standard

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    Original Air Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

    VVC is the new generation of joint ISO/IEC MPEG / ITU-T VCEG video coding standard, successor to the successful HEVC and AVC (also called H.264) video coding standards. As with previous generations, VVC is based on a hybrid video coding design, and aims to offer up to 50% bitrate reduction at the same quality compared to HEVC. In addition, VVC has been designed to support newer and more versatile use cases, such as extraction or merging of image regions at the bitstream level or improved functionalities for streaming.

    Presenter: Virginie Drugeon, Sr Engineer, Panasonic Business Support Europe in Germany 

    Title: VVC: The new Versatile Video Coding standard 

    virginiedrugeon_400w Virginie Drugeon has received her engineering degree from the ENST (École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications) in Paris, France, in 2006. She has been working since 2007 as an engineer for Panasonic Europe in Germany in the area of video coding and transmission. She has participated to JCT-VC (Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding) and JVET (Joint Video Experts Team) for the standardization of the video coding standards HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) and VVC (Versatile Video Coding), as well as to DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) for the standardization of 3DTV (3D Television) and UHDTV (Ultra High Definition Television) broadcast, including High Dynamic Range and High Frame Rate. She is currently the chair of the DVB TM-AVC subgroup (Digital Video Broadcasting Technical Module subgroup on Audio/Video Coding).