IDLab-MEDIA is one of the research teams within the research group IDLab from Ghent University and imec. IDLab -media focuses on the representation, compression, and interactive delivery of emerging visual media formats.

IDLab-MEDIA has more than 15+ years of research experience in the domains of data compression, image/video coding, 3D graphics, and networked multimedia systems, and has a wide range of activities, including

  • fundamental, basic/strategic, and applied research;
  • contract-based research with industrial partners;
  • scientific consultancy for both industrial and governmental partners;
  • standardization (JPEG, MPEG, VQEG).

Website of IDLab-media


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Ghent University
Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde 15
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