Apple was the last major holdout on proprietary video codecs, the only major industry player that hadn't signed onto the Alliance for Open Media, home of the AV1 video format, a successor to On2's groundbreaking open formats of the early web years, which led to the company's acquisition by Google in 2010. (more…)
Apple has added its power to the Alliance for Open Media, a collection of tech’s biggest names working to shrink the size of online videos to provide a better streaming experience, CNET reports. The group is creating a technology called AV1 to compress video before it’s stored or transmitted. Show More Summary
Apple has joined the Alliance for Open Media, a technology consortium that is working on a new industry standard, high-efficiency video codec called AV1. The group includes Amazon, Google, Facebook, Netflix, Hulu, Intel, and many others. Show More Summary
As first reported by CNET, Apple unexpectedly popped up on the Alliance for Open Media website today as a “Founding Member.” It would appear Apple has suddenly become serious about the Alliance’s effort to create AV1, an open, royalty-free alternative to the HEVC/H.265 video codec that’s currently all but necessary to send 4K video over the […]
Apple recently joined the Alliance For Open Media, seemingly showing the company's support for video compression technology. According to an article by Stephen Shankland of CNET, Apple is officially jumping on the compression technology bandwagon in an effort to make online videos easier on your data plan. Show More Summary
Perhaps looking to get around licensing issues with H.265/HEVC, Apple has silently become a founding member of the Alliance for Open Media, a group working on a new video compression format known as AV1.
As streaming video becomes more ubiquitous on all every platform, it's even more important that we get some sort of standard for scalability across devices and bandwidth. The Alliance for Open Media is an open-source project that has...Show More Summary
The market is thirsty for an open source, freely available, low-latency, UDP-like approach for streaming over the internet. At the Streaming Media West show, taking place Nov. 2/3, one session will bring together SRT Alliance members and industry experts to discuss the SRT open source video transport protocol and how it optimizes streaming performance across […]
The Alliance for Open Media announced that three major chip makers--ARM, AMD and Nvidia--joined to help create the next-generation video codec.
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A handful of tech companies this week launched the Alliance for Open Media with the intent of creating an open standard for high definition video that will be compatible with all devices across the web. The companies hope to field next-generation...Show More Summary
The worlds largest tech companies, including Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel Corporation, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix, have formed the Alliance For Open Media
The Alliance for Open Media is a new consortium founded by Microsoft, Google, Mozilla, Cisco, Intel, Netflix, and Amazon focused on developing next-generation media formats, codecs and technologies in the public interest. The new Alliance...Show More Summary
Frederic Lardinois, reporting for TechCrunch: Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix today announced that they have formed a new open source alliance — the Alliance for Open Media — with the goal of developing the...Show More Summary
Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel Corporation, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix announced the "Alliance for Open Media" that will create a patent-unencumbered and royalty-free next-generation video codec.
Google has joined forces with six other industry giants, including Microsoft, Amazon, and Mozilla, to form the Alliance for Open Media. The alliance's main goal is to work together to create new open source formats and codecs for online video, audio, and other streaming media.
Seven of the largest tech companies have formed the new Alliance for Open Media, an open source project to develop new formats, codecs and technologies for viewing ultra high definition video and other media on the Web. Amazon, Cisco,...Show More Summary
Tech titans Amazon, Netflix, Cisco, Microsoft, Mozilla, Google, and Intel have banded together as the Alliance for Open Media to come up with a new standard for online video. First, some background: When you buy a subscription to streaming...Show More Summary
Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Netflix banded together today to create the Alliance for Open Media. The open source project will consolidate several codec development projects into a single working group that hopes to deliver a next-generation video codec by late 2016 or early 2017. Each of the seven companies will contribute technology […]
Alliance for Open Media hopes to make the next generation of video codecs free.