Alliance for Open Media

Bitmovin joins Alliance for Open Media

The Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) has revealed Bitmovin as its latest member. Launched in 2015, AOMedia develops media technologies to address marketplace demand for an open standard for video compression and delivery over the web. Its open-source, royalty-free video codec AV1, launched in 2018, is still widely used to this day – with Bitmovin […]

Synamedia joins AV1 organisation the Alliance for Open Media

Technology outfit Synamedia has joined AV1 compression consortium the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) at the Promoter level. As a member of the Alliance, Synamedia will collaborate with AOMedia members, which include founding members such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Netflix and Google as well as Promoter members such as BBC R&D, CableLabs, Ateme and Bitmovin to advance open standards […]

Netflix, Amazon, Google partner on Open Media Alliance

Seven major internet companies, including Netflix, Amazon and Google, have partnered to form the Alliance for Open Media, with an aim of developing a next-generation online video format. The open-source project – which also includes Cisco, Intel, Microsoft and Mozilla – will aim to develop “next-generation media formats, codecs and technologies”. The Alliance’s initial focus […]