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Waterloo,  ON 
  • Booth: 2931

SSIMWAVE™ is defining the future of video delivery by beginning with the end-viewer in mind. SSIMWAVE™ provides the most accurate measure of how humans perceive video. By modeling and measuring viewer experience at every stage of the digital video distribution system, broadcasters, streamers, and content creators can deliver the ultimate viewing experience™ to consumers on any screen. A company at the forefront of Viewer Intelligence™ (VI™), SSIMWAVE™ is built on an Engineering Emmy® Award-winning algorithm.

Brands: SSIMPLUS Live Monitor, SSIMPLUS VOD Monitor

 Press Releases


    Contact: Paul Schneider, PSPR, Inc. for SSIMWAVE, +1.215.817.4384 or


    WATERLOO, ON, CA, September 19, 2018 – Dr. Zhou Wang, an Emmy Award winning expert on viewer experience measurement and a scheduled speaker at SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo 2018, has been named as the newest fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), a 135-year old organization in which scholars are peer-selected for exception contributions in their fields.


    Dr. Wang, who serves as University Research Chair and Professor at the University of Waterloo in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineeringis world-renowned for his transformative work in video quality assurance and received a PrimeTime Engineering Emmy Award for his groundbreaking work on the Structural Similarity (SSIM) video quality algorithm.  Dr. Wang serves as Chief Science Officer of SSIMWAVE, a Canadian firm that is bringing next-generation SSIM solutions to the cable, media and entertainment markets.


    At SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo, Dr. Wang will deliver a presentation entitled “Begin with the end in Mind: A Unified End-to-End Quality-of-Experience Monitoring, Optimization and Management Framework.” The presentation is part of the “How to Enhance QoE for Video and WiFi Services” workshop scheduled for Monday, October 22 at 2:15 p.m. ET at the Georgia World Congress Center.


    Professor Zhou Wang's research work unlocked the viewer experience measurement for the video world,” said Dr. Abdul Rehman, CEO of SSIMWAVEAs SSIMWAVE's Chief Science Officer, he is bringing the future into the present by enabling our products to behave as human viewers. The ground-breaking products are making it possible for the video industry to understand and satisfy end viewers' expectations like never before.

    Dr. Wang is one of the world’s most cited authors in visual perception-based image quality assessment, processing and compression. His innovative work created a paradigm change in the imaging field and has been used for video quality assurance throughout the global media delivery industry, directly affecting millions of viewers daily. His work led to the creation of the American Society of Cinematographers SSIMWAVE technical working group that focuses on HDR evaluation. He is a Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and a recipient of NSERC Steacie Memorial Fellowship and Primetime Engineering Emmy Award. Dr. Wang was named to the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists in 2015.

    “Professor Wang’s unique approach to research in imaging has not only made a significant impact on his students but has been a key driver in the success of SSIMWAVE,” said Pearl Sullivan, dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo. “It is a thrill to see him elected to the Royal Society of Canada.”

    Founded in 1882, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) comprises the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences, and The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The RSC. recognizes excellence, advises the government and the larger society, and promotes a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada and with other national academies around the world.


    According to the Royal Society of Canada, the Fellows comprises Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists, peer-elected as the best in their field, who are making remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life. Those named to the College represent the emerging generation of scholarly, scientific and artistic leadership in Canada. They address issues of concern to new scholars, artists and scientists, for the advancement of understanding and the benefit of society.


    For the full Royal Society of Canada release


    Contact: Paul Schneider, PSPR, Inc. for SSIMWAVE, +1.215.817.4384 or

    Waterloo, ON, Canada - October 10, 2018:  released its authoritative list of the most important companies in the online video industry, the ones leading us into the future.

    SSIMWAVE, exhibiting at Cable-Tec (Booth #2931), was selected to the list of 50 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today by the publication’s panel of 5 streaming media experts. Read Streaming Media Top 50 introduction to learn more about how the list was created.

    On pairing the list down from 100 to 50, Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen, Streaming Media VP and editor-in-chief, said, “Consumers can only subscribe to so many video services; more and more big broadcasters and telcos are bringing technology in-house via microservices and virtualization; and enterprises video is table stakes. So we decided to take our most challenging task of each year—picking the most important, innovative, and interesting companies in the online video space—and make it even harder.

    “We are honoured to be recognized for our viewer intelligent products that are helping companies accurately measure, manage and optimize the viewing experience of videos streamed over the internet,” says SSIMWAVE CEO, Dr. Abdul Rehman. “We are proud to be recognized for our work by Streaming Media’s expert panel. We’d like to congratulate the other companies on the list and look forward to advancing the industry even further.”

    Book a meeting with SSIMWAVE at Cable-Tec Expo here.

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