Senior Software Engineer
Chao Chen received the B.E. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University in 2006 and 2009, respectively. In 2009, he joined the Laboratory for Image and Video engineering, University of Texas at Austin, where he received the Ph.D. degree in 2013. In 2014, he worked at Qualcomm Incorporated on firmware development for HEVC video encoder chipset. From 2015 to 2017, he worked at media algorithm team in YouTube, Google. He invented a series of no-reference video quality metrics and launched an encoding bitrate optimization algorithm, which significantly reduces the video traffic cost of YouTube. In 2018, he joined video algorithm team of Netflix Inc where he developed encoding pipeline for interactive titles.
Tracks he partipates
Interactive video provides a unique and inclusive user experience by letting users control the storyline of contents. This talk overviews the end-to-end implementation of interactive viewing experience and presents our video encoding and packaging solution. I will also share the lessens learned from the project.