Prof. Iain Richardson

Prof. Iain Richardson leads the Centre for Video Communications at The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK and is an internationally respected expert on video compression. He is the author of “H.264 and MPEG-4 Video Compression”, the world’s first book on the H.264 Advanced Video Coding standard, and has written two further books and over 50 journal and conference papers on video compression. He has advised the Chairman and Vice President of Qualcomm Inc. on video compression issues and was the lead expert witness in an international patent case related to video compression technology. Professor Richardson is currently working on a new approach to video compression, Fully Configurable Video Coding and has a series of international speaking engagements in 2009 on this pioneering new topic.