Look out Pied Piper — iSIZE reduces power for video streaming, raises $6.3M in round led by Octopus – TechCrunch
It’s widely known that video streaming boomed during the pandemic, as millions of people were faced by boredom during lockdowns. Indeed, there were even calls for people to cycle down to Standard Definition, as HD streaming has a greater impact. But it turns out that if you optimize the video, you can reduce the bitrate required, reducing the data and energy needed. iSIZE’s BitSave technology optimizes video streaming quality while reducing bitrate requirements, “allowing for a significant reduction in data and energy consumption”. Sergio Grce, founder and CEO of iSIZE, commented: “Today there are more people streaming more video than ever before.