Dr. Wenjun (Kevin) Zeng, Named 2012 IEEE Fellow

Beijing — Nov 23, 2011— Dr. Wenjun (Kevin) Zeng, Chief Scientist of StreamOcean, was elected an IEEE Fellow (one of the Association’s most prestigious honors), effective 1 January 2012, for the recognition of his outstanding contributions to multimedia communication and security. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement. 329 individuals have been elevated to IEEE Fellow for 2012.

Dr Zeng has over 20 years research and development experience in the areas of multimedia processing, communications, and networking.  Prior to SteamOcean, he had worked or consulted for University of Missouri, Microsoft Research Asia, Huawei Technologies, PacketVideo Corporation., Sharp Labs of America, Bell Labs, and Panasonic Technology.   He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, IEEE Transactions on Circuits & Systems for Video Technology, and IEEE Multimedia Magazine, and is on the Steering Committee of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, of which he also served as an Associate Editor from 2005 to 2008. He is serving as the Steering Committee Chair ofIEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, and has served as the Technical Program Committee Chair/Vice Chair for several IEEE conferences. He has also contributed significantly to the development of international standards such as ISO MPEG and JPEG2000, OMA, and IETF, and has developed wireless video streaming products that have been widely used. He holds fifteen US patents. Dr Zeng received his B.E., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Tsinghua University, the University of Notre Dame, and Princeton University, respectively.

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About StreamOcean

StreamOcean, Inc. is a leading high-tech company focused on creating high scalable intelligent Video Delivery Network (VDN). StreamOcean provides a converged VDN solution or B2B service for Content Providers and Video Service Providers across all business sectors. StreamOcean’s patent pending StreamSense™ technology enables the unique server side HTTP bitrate adaptive streaming ensuring Quality of Experience (QoE) for Everywhere HD video. Intelligent StreamOcean video networks support multi-protocol, multi-format and multi-bitrate video delivery allowing true multi-screen without player/plug-in/app installation.

StreamOcean delivers optimised network performance and therefore lower distribution costs through intelligent network delivery not only by offering the industry’s highest density multi-screen streaming but also through high speed video ingestion and multi-level caching to ensure video content management is always optimised for end user delivery.

StreamOcean Video Delivery Network (SOVDN) aims to build highly efficient Internet and network video delivery infrastructure by enabling SCALABLE PRIVATE and PUBLIC VIDEO CLOUD TURNKEY SOLUTIONS, at the basis of turnkey system and perpetual licenses, as well as managed service. StreamOcean’s software platform offers a complete solution for the acquisition, transcoding, distribution, storage, delivery and management of video content to viewers on any platform anywhere in the world.

More info: http://www.streamocean.com