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[BBC] Google buys Parrot Pictures to improve YouTube quality

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Google has bought Irish company Green Parrot Pictures in a bid to improve the quality of video uploaded to YouTube.

The Dublin-based firm specialises in image processing to improve, for example, sharpness and camera shake.

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Cool on Google. biggrin.gif
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post #2 of 23
Nice! Actually when I look at Youtube 'HD' it seems like my old granny video cam xD
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wow sounds pretty cool biggrin.gif cant wait till its implemented
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Nice thumb.gif

Better web optimization of video is well welcomed on my part.
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Cool, can't wait to see how this affects new videos I upload
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I thought they were buying pictures of a parrot...
    
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Originally Posted by wh-ATI;12753275 
I thought they were buying pictures of a parrot...

I had to do a double take to make sure. redface.gif
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Woo! Less horrendous eye cancer causing videos!
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This is great. The "1080p" videos on youtube right now are clearly not true 1080p. They are so pixelated that it is really just the equivalent of blowing up a 480p image to full screen. It's decent but by no means what they are advertising it to be.
    
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post #10 of 23
AWSOME! Now when they imposed usage based internet billing I can pay a whole lot more to watch their free streaming service!
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