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SPIRIT DSP has developed a fundamentally new concept of video coding (codec) that is based on neural networks, which increases video’s compression ratio by about 3 times, compared to traditional video codecs, by reducing statistical, psychophysical and applied redundancy. The codec is protected by the US patent.

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Video occupies over 80% of all IP networks (Cisco).


The urgent need to increase video compression efficiency is evident from the active participation of the global technology leaders in the development of new video codecs. Some of these players include ITU, Fraunhofer Society, MPEG (ISO), Alliance of Open Media (Apple, Amazon, Google, Netflix, Facebook, Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, etc.). Examples of the new video codecs are
Н.266 (FVC), VP10,  JVET, AV1 and others.

But all these developments are based on more and more complex coding algorithms. This traditional approach to coding, which has enabled developers to improve the characteristics of video codecs (by increasing the compression ratio, while maintaining the video’s original quality) by 40% every 10 years, has now practically reached its fundamental limit.


Unlike the traditional approaches, the new method, patented by SPIRIT DSP, offers a video codec design paradigm shift by using deep learning and neural networks.


The advantages of SPIRIT DSP’s innovation:

  • significant reduction in costs of video data transmissions;

  • video streaming via narrowband and mobile communication channels.

SPIRIT DSP’s competitive positioning vs. some popular video codecs:


The author of this innovative concept is Dr. Vladimir Sviridenko, the CTO of SPIRIT DSP, whose distinguished 40 years of hands-on experience in data compression, includes, amongst others, the authorship of three monographs and over 150 articles, as well as the ownership of 45 patents.


The backbone of the team comprises specialists in image processing, computer vision and deep learning.


SPIRIT DSP is developing and licensing software products to the global market for more than 25 years. SPIRIT communication software products are licensed to/built into popular products from more than 250 global technology leaders including Apple, Avaya, Adobe, AT&T, Blizzard, BT, China Mobile, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, Korea Telecom, LG, Microsoft, Oracle, Samsung, Skype, Toshiba, Viber, ZTE, etc. More than 1 billion people in more than 100 countries use SPIRIT software.

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