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Lauren RuganiTechnology Communications at Facebook

@Scale 2017 agenda is live!

Posted about a month ago

This year's event features innovative and scalable approaches to data management, developer tools, site reliability, video, machine learning, and technology for emerging markets. Read more...

Lauren RuganiTechnology Communications at Facebook

Join us for @Scale 2017!

Posted about 3 months ago
blog post · Data · Mobile · Web · @Scale · Development Tools · Artificial Intelligence · Video

This year's event will feature tech talks on data, developer tools, site reliability, video, machine learning, and more. Read more...

Lauren RuganiTechnology Communications at Facebook

Facebook's new tech at F8 2017

Posted about 5 months ago

Day two of F8 2017 was packed with announcements about Facebook's big technology bets across connectivity, video and virtual reality, and AI. Read more...

Announcing 360 Capture SDK

Posted about 5 months ago

We've created an easy way for you to capture and share your PC VR experiences through 360 photos and videos. Read more...

Enhancing high-resolution 360 streaming with view prediction

Posted about 5 months ago

We gave our system the ability to intuit the most interesting parts of a video, to help prioritize where to concentrate the pixels in a stream. Read more...

Hans FugalEngineering

Video @Scale 2017 recap

Posted about 6 months ago
blog post · @Scale · Video · Virtual Reality

Topics included innovation in live streaming, understanding VR video, spatial audio technology, building a cloud-native Video API, and new codec profiles. Read more...

Evgeny KuzyakovVirtual Reality Hacker at Facebook

End-to-end optimizations for dynamic streaming

Posted about 7 months ago
blog post · Infra · Video · Virtual Reality · @Scale

From new geometries to being more selective in stream choice, we were able to decrease bit rates by up to 92% in some cases and decrease interruptions by more than 80% when streaming 360 video. Read more...

Spatial audio — bringing realistic sound to 360 video

Posted about 7 months ago
blog post · Video · Virtual Reality · @Scale

Facebook's new cross-platform 360 audio encoding and rendering technology enables creators to maintain high-quality spatial audio from production to publication. Read more...

Roy ZhangEngineering

Favorite hacks of 2016

Posted about 9 months ago

Company hackathons spurred the development of several new products and tools in 2016. Read more...

Erin GreenEngineering

Save the date: Video @Scale 2017

Posted about 9 months ago
blog post · Video · @Scale

The @Scale community is focused on bringing engineers together to openly discuss challenges and collaborate on the development of new solutions. Read more...

Delivering real-time AI in the palm of your hand

Posted about 11 months ago

Caffe2go is a new deep learning platform that can — for the first time — capture, analyze, and process pixels in real time, directly on a mobile device. Read more...

Lauren RuganiTechnology Communications at Facebook

Highlights from @Scale 2016

Posted about a year ago
blog post · Data · Mobile · @Scale · Tooling · Video · Open Source · Artificial Intelligence

Engineers representing hundreds of companies gathered to discuss the challenges and opportunities of building apps and systems at scale. Read more...

Lauren RuganiTechnology Communications at Facebook

Facebook announces new tech at @Scale 2016

Posted about a year ago
blog post · Data · Mobile · @Scale · Video · Tooling · Performance

New data storage technologies, 360 video improvements, and performance tools were revealed throughout the day. Read more...

Johannes KopfEngineering

360 video stabilization: A new algorithm for smoother 360 video viewing

Posted about a year ago
blog post · Research · Video · Performance · Optimization

The technology, custom-built for 360 video, reduces bit rate for the same video quality and can stabilize video in less time than it takes to play back the video at normal speed. Read more...

Erin GreenEngineering

@Scale 2016 lineup announced!

Posted about a year ago

Registration for the 2016 @Scale conference is now open. Read more...

Forrest BriggsEngineer at Facebook

Surround 360 is now open source

Posted about a year ago
blog post · Open Source · Hardware · Video

The hardware camera design and software stitching code makes end-to-end 3D-360 video capture possible in one system — from shooting to video processing. Read more...

Brian K CabralDirector of Engineering at Facebook

Introducing "Here and Now" — a new short film shot with Facebook Surround 360

Posted about a year ago
blog post · Culture · Video · Open Source · Hardware

The short film showcases the potential of 3D-360 video for telling rich stories, sharing realistic experiences, and connecting people with one another. Read more...

Brian K CabralDirector of Engineering at Facebook

Introducing Facebook Surround 360: An open, high-quality 3D-360 video capture system

Posted about a year ago
blog post · Video · Hardware

The system includes a design for the camera hardware and the accompanying stitching code that marries the video from 17 cameras, vastly reducing post-production effort and time. Read more...

Evgeny KuzyakovVirtual Reality Hacker at Facebook

Gear VR to get Dynamic Streaming for 360 video

Posted about 2 years ago

A more efficient way of delivering 360 streaming video in VR will make videos look clearer and play faster. Read more...

Next-generation video encoding techniques for 360 video and VR

Posted about 2 years ago

Transforming 360 video from equirectangular layouts to a cube or pyramid format reduces file size and alleviates image distortion for a better immersive viewing experience. Read more...

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