Advanced Media Content

Most of tomorrow’s media formats tend to increase the sense of immersion into the content. Transforming the end-user/consumer’s experience by putting them into the middle of the action or information is the challenge, especially whenever narrative aspects are key.

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It’s being seen in all forms of media: Television, movies, games, advertising, training, collaborative work, monitoring, industrial signage, the Web, etc.

The Advanced Media Content lab is building tools that enable the creation, storage, transportation, and sharing both for and by as many people as possible. It delivers expertise and technologies related to innovative dimensions of images (resolution, depth, color, light, etc.), sound (spatialized), and new rendering devices (screen, projection, AR/VR head-mounted displays with 3 or 6 degrees of freedom, etc.). It develops tools and solutions aimed at enabling the adoption of these future formats by industry professionals, and ultimately by end consumers. Holography and compression systems are key areas of expertise for the laboratory.

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Jean-Yves Aubié

Advanced Media Content lab Manager

The challenges raised by new video and audio formats? Bringing even MORE realism and immersion to the experience, while still remaining easy to use and handle.
products & services
Adaptative HDR Converter - teaser produit - b<>com b<>com Sublima

Perform real-time HDR conversions without compromise on the artistic intent

Spatial audio family - spectateurs avec casque - bcom Spatial Audio family

A family of audio plug-ins for more immersion


Holography is the ultimate 3D display technology, providing the most natural, comfortable and immersive visualization experience without causing eye strain.

scientific publications


Self-Supervised Focus Measure Fusing for Depth Estimation from Computer-Generated Holograms

Depth from focus is a simple and effective methodology for retrieving the scene geometry from a hologram when used with the appropriate focus measure and patch size. However, fixing those parameters for every sample may not be the right choice, as different scenes can be composed with various types of textures. In this work, we propose a self-supervised learning methodology for fusing the depth…

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TwistSLAM++: Fusing multiple modalities for accurate dynamic semantic SLAM

Most classical SLAM systems rely on the static scene assumption, which limits their applicability in real world scenarios. Recent SLAM frameworks have been proposed to simultaneously track the camera and moving objects. However they are often unable to estimate the canonical pose of the objects and exhibit a low object tracking accuracy. To solve this problem we propose TwistSLAM++, a semantic,…

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Open access dataset of holographic videos for codec analysis and machine learning applications

Despite the growing interest for Holography, there is a lack of publicly available three-dimensional hologram sequences for the evaluation of video codecs with inter-frame compression mechanisms such as motion estimation and compensation. In this paper, we report the first large-scale dataset containing 18 holographic videos computed with three different resolutions and pixel pitches. By…

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JPEG Pleno Holography presents the numerical reconstruction software for holograms- An excursion in holographic views

Digital reconstructions of numerical holograms enable data visualization and serve a multitude of purposes ranging from microscopy to holographic displays. Over the years, many pipelines have been developed for specific hologram types. Within the standardization effort of JPEG Pleno holography, an open-source MATLAB toolbox was developed that reflects the best current consensus. It can process…

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  • 2019

    Product of the Year at the NAB Show in Las Vegas

  • 2017

    Technology Innovation Award at the NAB Show in Las Vegas