Tag: video codec

Apple Backs AV1: What Does This Mean for the Future of Video Codecs

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Earlier this month, Apple joined the Alliance for Open Media (AOM), which is working on the next-generation AV1 video compression standard. It’s interesting that Apple is now supporting AV1, after having just announced backing HEVC in both devices and software tools (i.e., publishing, browsers). Why Apple Now Stands Behind AV1 There are a few reasons,…

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State of the Union: Distribution Codecs

State of the Union: Distribution Codecs

Video codecs have always been a subject of debate in our industry. With IBC2016 rapidly approaching, it’s the perfect time to refresh on the subject. Let me start out by saying that while HEVC has been deployed over the past several years, the scale of these deployments is being hampered by the licensing terms surrounding…

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Top Video Predictions in 2016: Codecs and Standards

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Part 4 of  The Top 16 Predictions for the Video World in 2016. There will be a flurry of video codec and standards activity in 2016. HEVC: Are All Passengers on Board? You may have read about the HEVC Advance initial licensing terms that were rejected massively by the industry at IBC 2015. This has forced HEVC…

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