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AV1 Specification Released: Can we kiss goodbye to HEVC and royalty bearing video codecs?

The newly released AV1 codec marks an important milestone in our road to royalty free video codecs. Here’s a detailed analysis of what it means.

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How Many Users Can Fit in a WebRTC Call?

WebRTC can be used for calls in any group size. The larger the group the more energy you’ll need to put to your architecture and media server technology.

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WebRTC Multiparty Video Alternatives, and Why SFU is the Winning Model

When it comes to WebRTC multiparty video, the most common architecture out there is SFU. The reason for it is cost and complexity. What makes it a better choice than mesh or an MCU?

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Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV or a new Google Chromecast Dongle – 4K Won’t Matter

How does Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV stack against each other, and is 4K have a serious role in the comparison?

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Thoughts on Apple, WebRTC, HTML5, H.265 and VP9

Apple has come up with some grand announcements lately. The small text though says some interesting things about its approach to the web, video coding and WebRTC.

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WebRTC Codec Wars: Rebooted

The Alliance for Open Media was just announced. This is huge news for WebRTC video codec and a reboot of the codec wars. Here’s what you should know about this initiative.

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Will Patents Kill H.265 or Will H.265’s Patents Kill WebRTC?

H.265 is upon us, but will it really gain market share with the current set of patents and unknown licensing scheme? Especially, when we shift into a word ruled by browser based WebRTC communications?

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The 3 Roles VP9 Plays in WebRTC

Google pushes VP9 into WebRTC. The reason? VP9 plays 3 roles here: better video quality, better multipoint video sessions and royalty free video coding.

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The War on the TV’s Operating System

Smart TVs are getting new operating systems – modern ones. But there doesn’t seem to be a winner in this space yet.

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