CODEC

  • VP9: How Google is bringing us closer to high-quality, buffer-free videos April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: VP9, a new video compression codec that YouTube is using, is bringing higher quality video to users while using lesser bandwidth. YouTube, in a blog post, explains how this video compression codec "bumps everybody one notch closer to our goal of instant, high-quality, buffer-free videos." VP9 is the most...
  • New H.265 video format approved by UN January 28, 2013

    Geneva: The UN telecommunications agency says its members have agreed upon a new compression format that could dramatically cut the amount of Internet bandwidth currently used by video files. The International Telecommunication Union says the format, or codec, known as H.265 would require just half the amount of data needed by...