Video Communication and Applications

The Video Communication and Applications Department (VCA) addresses all aspects in the research fields of image and video coding, transport of multimedia data, embedded multimedia processing, communication protocols for cellular networks as well as the efficient representation of neural networks. 

The department has contributed significantly to the entire development process of three generations of video coding standards, including their major enhancement extensions, and their related transport and storage formats: H.264/Advanced Video Coding (AVC), H.265/High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) and H.266/Versatile Video Coding (VVC).


Technologies and Solutions

The department develops innovative solutions for you. Learn more about the range of our technologies and solutions.

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Research Groups

Four collaboratively oriented research groups focus on the different aspects of the scope of the department.

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Explore the current and finished projects Fraunhofer HHI has undertaken on behalf of its clients, who span industries worldwide and enterprises of all sizes as well as government entities.

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Journal papers, conference proceedings, talks and tutorials, standardization contributions and books. Find out about the publications of our scientists. 

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People and Contact

Your partner for contract research and product development: Get in contact with our scientists.

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