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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 […]

Bitmovin survey unveils streaming trends

Latency is the biggest problem experienced by online video today, multiple codecs and streaming formats will continue to fight for market share and Apple retains a narrow lead as the most widely supported online video platform in a multi-device world. These are some of the findings of the Bitmovin Video Developer Report from video compression […]

EBU to test HEVC rivals as compression battle heats up

Public broadcasters organisation the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has commissioned the University of Applied Sciences of Wiesbaden to carry out a subjective evaluation of competing video compression technologies following growth of interest in the Alliance for Open Media’s AOMedia Video 1 (AV1) codec and the Joint Exploration Model (JEM), developed by the ISO and ITU. […]