Next Generation Video

September 2019 - 2021

In NextGenVideo, the German public broadcaster WDR and Fraunhofer HHI are jointly exploring the potential of the Versatile Video Coding (VVC) Standard in broadcast.

Project partner:

Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) - a German public-broadcasting institution


  • Press release:
    <link en press-media news next-generation-video-wdr-and-fraunhofer-hhi-present-significantly-improved-video-quality-at-ifa-2019.html>Next generation video: WDR and Fraunhofer HHI present significantly improved video quality at IFA 2019
  • Heise Online (German only):
    HEVC successor VVC/H.266 - Same video quality at half the bit rate