AV1 Specification Released: Can we kiss goodbye to HEVC and royalty bearing video codecs?
02 Apr 2018
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.
21 Mar 2016
When looking at a standard, make sure to check who is behind it and who is missing in action. It usually tells you the power play that is taking place. In the case of WebRTC, it all boils down to the change in hegemony over VoIP from vendors to browsers.
17 Sep 2015
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.
03 Sep 2015
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.
23 Jul 2015
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?
24 Nov 2014
Now that we've decided to have both H.264 and VP8 video codecs in WebRTC, it is time to check who wins and who loses out of this decision.
13 Oct 2014
The debate over WebRTC mandatory video codec is far from over. VP9 is still months away and Apple just added H.265 support to its iPhone 6. Where does that leave us users?
23 Dec 2013
While there is a fight brewing between video codecs on who becomes mandatory in WebRTC, I think the battle is all about the future codec and not about H.264 or VP8.
15 Nov 2013
The indecision in the IETF over the MTI codec for WebRTC has been a bad thing - but only to some. Who is gaining and who is losing due to it?
01 Nov 2013
A few thoughts boiling in my head these last couple of days since Cisco dropped their "free" H.264 codec bomb.