YouTube LLC — a subsidiary of Google Inc. — announced today on The Official YouTube Blog that it has acquired Dublin, Ireland-based digital video technology company Green Parrot Pictures [GPP], which is renowned for its video quality enhancement technology. YouTube expects to work with the GPP team to improve the thousands of videos uploaded every week.

Green Parrot Pictures was founded back in 2004 by CEO and Engineering School of Trinity College in Dublin Associate Professor Anil Kokaram. Green Parrot Pictures services and technology have been used in the production of major films such as Lord of the Rings, King Kong, XMen, Spider Man, and more.